Brian P. Piatek
Truly malicious internal threats can often be treated much like external threats using the tools and backups already in place. But how does a firm proactively identify the softer threats — which may be just as dangerous as the malicious threats and can cripple a firm just as effectively?
Brian Schmitt and Abeer Abu Judeh
Mitigating Its Risks and the Call for Standardization of Software Development Security Protocols
This article details the anatomy of a supply chain cyberattack, explores the existing state of supply chain protective contractual terms, and proposes actionable steps with a collective approach to guide legal professionals through their precarious endeavors.
When cyber defenses work, there is a human tendency to become complacent. If you fall into this perception trap, you will quickly find yourself in survival mode — scrambling to restore and recover, and in a position where the best explanation was that the attack was somehow “unexpected.” The global cyberthreat is also still very real.
Exploring crypto assets is akin to visiting the Land of Oz. Outwardly, both seem dazzling, foreign and off-color. However, by removing the technological blinders, equivalent to the emerald glasses worn by the citizens of the Emerald City, attorneys will likely understand that they know all they need to integrate crypto assets into their practice.
Catherine Castaldo, Therese Craparo and Christine Gartland
From a legal perspective, the cloud introduces a unique shared responsibility model that many businesses are only now coming to appreciate; specifically, although the cloud provider may house the data and provide functionality for access and data security controls, the legal obligations remain the responsibility of the business procuring these services.
New e-discovery cases continue to proliferate, spotlighting key trends regarding the handling of ESI in litigation.
With a significant amount of NFT activity arising from the entertainment and sports industries comes an inevitable need for legal services. But taking advantage of this economic growth is no simple matter for entertainment, media and sports lawyers. It requires an understanding not just of NFT transactions, but also of data security, intellectual property, public policy, and a whole raft of regulatory and compliance issues.
Best Practices to Simplify Future E-discovery
Part Two of a Two-Part Series
Just as the legal industry had to scramble to figure out how to handle email and other electronic documents a couple decades ago, e-discovery practices must once again shift to account for the realities of business being conducted via chat and the massive amounts of new types of data that chat platforms generate.
ISO certification is not just a critical way to ensure your firm’s security; it’s increasingly important for any firm that wants to maintain a competitive advantage in today’s legal market.
Oriana Alexander, Wail Jihadi and Bryan Parker
The Metaverse will be the next version of the Internet that provides an immersive virtual experience. For now, the extent to which Metaverse technology will be integrated into our physical world remains unknown. This raises new concerns about data privacy, cybersecurity, new cybercrimes and constitutional issues.