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U.S. relations with the European Union took another hit earlier this month, when the European Parliament (EP) voted to suspend Privacy Shield, the agreement between the U.S. and the EU that allows companies to transfer the personal information of EU citizens out of the EU to U.S. companies that have promised to adhere to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). Between the Facebook-Cambridge Analytica scandal, the passage of the CLOUD Act, and the Russian hack (sorry–alleged Russian hack) of the 2016 election, the EP felt that Privacy Shield did not provide an adequate level of protection for EU citizens. The U.S. has until September 1 to become compliant.
By Paige Schaffer
If 2017 was considered the “year of the data breach” as the number of incidents hit a new record high of 1,579, 2018 might get even more serious. Just a little more than halfway through 2018, the number and scale of data breaches that have already been reported is staggering.
By Adam Schlagman
Earlier this summer a group of security-minded executives in Chicago, long a hub for legal and financial tech, sat down for a panel discussion on anticipating and combatting cybercrime.
By Mark Sangster
A survey of more than 160 law firm executives (from medium to large firms) found that law firms are among some of the highest spenders on security yet were susceptible to some of the most common risks. And the issue will grow over the coming years as the demands of the business drive the adoption of emerging technologies, such as cloud and Artificial Intelligence (AI).
By David A. Greetham
Cloud service providers to the federal government must meet the rigorous requirements of the Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program. FedRAMP, as it’s known, is designed to help federal agencies follow the government’s “cloud first” policy, and includes detailed and strict encryption and other cybersecurity requirements.