Ostensibly, GDPR’s mission is to strengthen and unify the EU’s protection of online privacy rights and promote data protection for citizens of the 28 countries currently in the EU. In the global economy, however, GDPR serves as an alarm to all countries with business flowing across Europe and well beyond. Where business flows, data follow.
Cybersecurity concerns are akin to health concerns. You can practice a healthy lifestyle; you can get regular medical check-ups; you can be vigilant in monitoring your own body. Still, the question remains, “How do I know I’m healthy?” The answer is, “You don’t.”
Brian Neil Hoffman
Colorado recently adopted a new law expanding companies’ obligations in the event of a cybersecurity incident, and establishing new data security and disposal obligations. Recent announcements by the SEC likewise emphasize important responsive points for both companies and their personnel in the wake of an incident. Five key takeaways from these developments are highlighted in this article.
Robert W. Anderson and Eric B. Levine
Critical to any counsel working to prevent a cyber attack or respond to a successful cyber intrusion is an understanding of why and how to properly utilize both attorney-client and work-product privilege.
Despite some potential problems with widespread use of Gmail’s ‘confidential mode,’ the new ephemeral messaging function can be easily managed from an information governance perspective.
John Koss and Daniel Pelc
The costs of litigation increase with ever more potentially responsive data, litigation technology options, and a truly global reach in the context of much litigation. In response, law firms must continue to consider viable approaches to broaching discussions surrounding the recovery of these costs both within the firm and, more importantly, with law firm clients.
Steven A. Cash and Naju R. Lathia
This article focuses on the unique issues that arise in a specific but increasingly common scenario: when your client is the victim of a cybercrime.
Whatever direction we went with our IT, we wanted to make sure we would be following the absolute best practices from a security perspective. I needed to know that our data would be safe, secure, as well as fully backed up in case something went wrong.
The new technology offering from Thomson Reuters features a retooled warning system for questionable law, an expanded litigation analytics offering, and more.
While many business owners and executives understand that a data security problem/need exists, they do not have a baseline fluency in the concepts and alphabet soup that comprise the language of digital information security. To this extent, Chris Moschovitis’ new book is an effective cybersecurity primer for the management community.