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Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP
On May 11, 2017, President Trump signed a long-anticipated executive order entitled "Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure" (Executive Order).
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The pro-bitcoin legislation trend continues. This month New Hampshire passed legislation that exempts persons using virtual currency from registering as money transmitters.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Nevada has passed a pro-blockchain law that recognizes blockchain technology as a type of electronic record for the purposes of the Uniform Electronic Transactions Act...
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
FINRA launched an "Innovation Outreach Initiative" ("Initiative") to facilitate engagement and cooperation with market participants concerning the role of FinTech in the securities industry.
Virtual currencies are attracting unprecedented worldwide attention from not only businesses and investors but also U.S. policymakers.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
Overnight, there has been a flurry of media activity in relation to one person with an unusual name: Reality Winner. Reality Winner is the first NSA leaker to be caught by the Trump administration...
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Michael O'Brien (Partner-White Plains) authored "The Triple Threat of the Internet of Things" in the June 15, 2017, Expert Analysis column of Law360.
Recent reports indicate that Food and Drug Administration (FDA) plans to build a digital health unit within and assign a number of digital scientists to the Center for Devices and Radiological Health.
Rubinstein & Rubinstein LLP
The value of Bitcoin has surged 125% in 2017 alone. In addition to its value ascent, it has also gained in legitimacy.
PilieroMazza PLLC.
Many contractors we talk to believe that cybersecurity requirements are exclusively a concern of contractors working with DoD or with highly-classified, top secret projects.
Eversheds Sutherland
The Alert additionally highlighted a new recommended best practice, noting that it is important for firms to develop rapid response capabilities as part of appropriate advance planning to address...
Jones Day
On April 24, the HHS publicized a $2.5 million settlement with a wireless health services provider, CardioNet, relating to the disclosure of unsecured patient health information stored on two stolen laptops.
Jones Day
On April 12, the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunication announced measures to defend banks against cyberattacks that target banks' connections to the SWIFT messaging system.
Jones Day
On March 2, the Department of Defense ("DOD") announced that it would invite hackers to test the department's cybersecurity.
Foley & Lardner
In an order dated June 2, 2017, the Canadian government indefinitely suspended a key provision in Canada's anti-spam legislation (CASL), which was set to take effect on July 1, 2017.
Jones Day
The bulletin discusses security alerts, intelligence reports, and tool configurations, as well as strategies to build and participate in information-sharing networks.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
SIFMA Executive Vice President Randy Snook described the influence of FinTech innovation on market participants and affirmed SIFMA's commitment to "ensure that the marketplace remains resilient for clients."
Jones Day
On April 18, the National Institute of Standards and Technology ("NIST") issued a report titled "Metrics and Key Performance Indicators for Robotic Cybersecurity Performance Analysis."
Jones Day
On April 26, the Massachusetts Attorney General hosted the sixth annual National Cyber Crime Conference.
Baker Newman Noyes
Among the many surprises noted in the Verizon's Data Breach Investigations Report for 2017, we note that password compromises have now overtaken personal data breaches in the frequency of data compromise.
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Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
In May 2017, the world experienced an unprecedented global cyberattack that targeted the public and private sectors, including an auto factory in France, dozens of hospitals and health care facilities in the United Kingdom, gas stations in China and banks in Russia.
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
Despite the headlines coming out of Washington, Congress continues to move forward in regular fashion, discussing and acting upon key issues, such as funding the government, addressing the need...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
On May 11, President Donald Trump issued his long-awaited Executive Order on cybersecurity, the ‘‘Presidential Executive Order on Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks...
On May 11, President Trump signed his long-awaited Executive Order on "Strengthening the Cybersecurity of Federal Networks and Critical Infrastructure."
Sedgwick LLP
U.S. Regulator Warns of "Evidence" of Global Cyber Assault Occurring Inside the U.S. and Steps Your Company Should Take Against a Ransomware Attack
Ropes & Gray LLP
The WannaCry ransomware attack that hit computers around the world last week is yet another reminder that computers play key roles in most enterprises, and that it does not take much to disable those computers.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
Cybersecurity has increasingly moved into the spotlight in recent years, with regulators and financial firms alike clambering to keep pace with rapidly changing demands as threats continue to evolve.
Wilson Elser Moskowitz Edelman & Dicker LLP
Francis Manchisi and Ernest V. Goodwin are co-authors of Chapter 7, "Liability Risks of Automation and Connectivity in a Technologically Advanced World," of the International...
Reed Smith
On May 17, 2017, Commodity Futures Trading Commission ("CFTC") Acting Chairman J. Christopher Giancarlo announced an "important step forward" in bringing the CFTC's regulations into the "digital world of the 21st century."
Clyde & Co
The waves of disruptive technologies that are reshaping how people work, live and play are hitting the global insurance industry.
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