On Thursday, September 22, 2016, Yahoo publicized a 2014 data breach “associated with at least 500 million user accounts.” This may be the largest data breach ever, in terms of those affected. Experts believe it could have a ripple effect online for years to come. What type of information may have been compromised? Names; Email […]
In an effort to better facilitate federal response to cyber-incidents the Obama Administration released a Presidential Policy Directive on United States Cyber Incident Coordination (“PPD”) on July 26, 2016. The PPD is a continuation of the White House’s ongoing focus on securing the U.S. from cyber-incidents that was first initiated with the Cybersecurity National Action […]
Click here for latest post in KRCL’s Law in the Workplace Blog, discussing the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and the Ninth Circuit’s precedential decision on password sharing under the CFAA.
In an effort to balance the needs of multinational companies and European Union citizen’s right to privacy the United States and European Union are working together to craft an EU-U.S. Privacy Shield to facilitate the transfer of the personal data of Europeans by multinational companies. Prior to this agreement companies such as Facebook and Google […]
Last week, Apple was ordered by a federal magistrate judge to assist in decrypting San Bernardino terrorist Syed Farook’s iPhone. In issuing the order, the court inserted itself in the debate between national security and security in one’s own private, personal information. But the court didn’t rely on some post-9/11 counterterrorism statute for its authority, […]
Read my latest post on The Doctor’s Advocate blog, where I talk about how physicians need to increase their cybersecurity in 2016.
Attorney Dan Klein offers suggestions to help banks prepare in the latest Law of Banking blog post.
On Tuesday, the U.S. Senate passed the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act—a bill that expands protections to companies that choose to share cybersecurity data with the government. A Wall Street Journal editorial described the bill’s concept: “Let private businesses share information with each other, and with the government, to better fight an escalating and constantly evolving […]
Cyber Theft of Corporate Secrets seems more likely to be found in a movie script than in the real world. But, cyber theft has been estimated to cost American companies tens of billions of dollars annually. President Obama has gone so far as to call cyber theft an “act of aggression” and with a large […]
With the large amount of money that financial institutions pour into cyber security every year, it is unnerving to realize that the simple click of a smartphone’s digital shutter could easily steal sensitive information. Every carefully implemented security measure can be foiled with the click of a button. A recent article in American Banker explored […]