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    What You Need to Know to Get Started with Privacy Shield Certification

    David F. Katz

    If your company maintains operations in the European Union or is U.S. based but obtaining personal data from European citizens, you will need to strongly consider obtaining certification under the new Privacy Shield framework. Certification began in August 2016, and will make compliance with EU privacy laws when transferring data to the U.S. possible for the immediate future.

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    Blockchain: A Short Primer for Lawyers

    Emile Loza de Siles

    This article familiarizes lawyers with cryptocurrency and, particularly, the enabling blockchain technology, methodologies and systems. It also introduces lawyers to blockchain's current and future uses and points to other resources to learn more about this profoundly disruptive and promising collection of technological advancements.

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    New York State's Financial Services Cybersecurity Regulation

    Elizabeth B. Vandesteeg and Kathryn C. Nadro

    The Regulation was designed to promote the protection of customer information as well as the underlying information technology systems of regulated entities in light of the ever-increasing threat of cyber attacks.

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    Is Your Law Firm Running 'Encryption Light?'

    Nina Cunningham

    With so many warnings to lawyers about transmitting unsecured email and attachments, it can be difficult to understand the solutions available and how they differ. Some may improve security but make communications cumbersome. If too cumbersome, users seek a way to work around them or choose less powerful tools.

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    Cyber Spies: In-House Legal Fights Back Against Cyberespionage

    Ricci Dipshan

    An Exploration of the Modern Cyberespionage Threat and How In-House Legal Departments Are Fighting Back

    Though faced with limited legal remedies, counsel are coming up with creative new ways to go after cyberespionage actors, and partnering with an array of cyber professionals and government agencies to combat the threat.

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    The 'Soft Underbelly' of Cybersecurity Meets Legal Ethics

    Jerry Cohen

    Legal departments for business organizations rate cybersecurity, regulation and ethics compliance among their chief concerns, and they are well aware of surveys showing law firms to be the "soft underbelly" of business security due to weakness of their cybersecurity.

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    Are You Ready for the New China Cybersecurity Law?

    Zach Warren

    A Consilio Survey Found 75% of Legal Tech Professionals Are Unfamiliar with the Law, But Multinational Companies Can Still Prepare Before the June Implementation

    In December 2016, China passed a comprehensive Cybersecurity Law, expanding the country’s data localization requirement once it goes into effect this June and sparking heated debate among Chinese lawmakers. Some experts say even more legislation could be on the way.

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