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 •  December 12

In recent years, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has prioritized the regulation, monitoring, and enforcement of cybersecurity activities. On Sept, 25, the SEC reinforced its commitment to cybersecurity when the Enforcement Division announced the formation of a “Cyber Unit” that will target cyber-related misconduct affecting the...

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 •  December 10

For the third year running, ALM Intelligence has focused its research efforts on the state of law firm and law department cybersecurity. In 2015, our research concluded that law firms and law departments (particularly law firms) were far behind the curve when it came to cybersecurity preparation and response. In 2016, our research indicated that...

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 •  December 4

In the first enforcement action initiated by its new “Cyber Unit,” the Securities and Exchange Commission on Monday announced it has secured a court order to freeze the assets of individuals behind a “scam” initial coin offering, or ICO. Want to continue reading? Become a Free ALM Digital Reader. Free access to 5 articles* every 30 days Access to...

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 •  November 21

Uber Technologies Inc.’s admission Tuesday that it waited a year to disclose a massive data breach could put the company in the crosshairs of a California law that mandates prompt notification—both to the public and to state regulators—of significant cyber attacks. Want to continue reading? Become a Free ALM Digital Reader. Free access to 5...

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 •  November 10

From late April through early May of 1995, Ken Zeran was the victim of an aggressive online attack—what we would now call a cyber-harassment or “e-personation,” though at the time we lacked this nomenclature. The attacker was pseudonymous, and AOL deleted the relevant server logs (pursuant to what AOL said was standard practice) that might have...

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 •  October 27

Large, highly publicized cybersecurity events have become so commonplace that it seems each month bring news of a major attack. No one seems to be immune. This observation of the new reality is supported by PwC’s survey of approximately 10,000 companies worldwide. Those companies reported an average of 4,782 cybersecurity incidents apiece in 2016,...

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 •  October 24

Eric Ellman of the Consumer Data Industry Association told a panel of members of the state Senate that in light of the Equifax breach, lawmakers may be “tempted to grasp headlines” but should focus on mitigating cybersecurity threats.

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 •  July 18

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