Network Security Risk:
Because of their nature, the use of social media websites
increases a company's exposure to cyber threats such as malware and phishing
attacks. With many users accessing their social networks from computers in the
Cyber security and related privacy issues increasingly
dominate the headlines. And for good reason: according to statistics cited in a
Wall Street Journal article , cyber attacks --ranging from
malicious software to denial of service attacks...
On July 19, 2012, Kamala D.
Harris, the Attorney General of California, announced that she was forming a
new group, the Privacy Enforcement and Protection Unit, within the state's
Department of Justice. The group includes six prosecutors who specialize...
As if it were not bad enough that hackers are attacking retail businesses like Target and Neiman Marcus to obtain consumer credit card information, it turns out that the bad guys are also targeting health-care records. According to sources cited in a...
by Vince Crisler
The sophistication and capacity
of the cyber insurance market has evolved in the last five years. Cyber
insurance can fill the insurance gap but mitigating cyber security risks with
cyber insurance is not a simple solution. Counsel...
by Vince Crisler
Recent guidance from the SEC
establishes new responsibilities for corporations. Public companies are
expected to disclose all cyber security risks and cyber incidents that a
reasonable investor would consider important in making...
On February 12, 2013, President
Obama signed the Executive Order: Improving Critical Infrastructure
Cybersecurity designed to strengthen the cybersecurity of critical
infrastructure. This Order expands information sharing with critical
Smaller companies increasingly are the subject of data
breaches and those smaller companies "are the number-one target of
cyber-espionage attackers," according to a recent study detailed in a April 24,
2013 CFO.com article entitled "Should...