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No Harm, But Foul? FTC Sues Internet Of Things Maker D-Link For Security "Vulnerabilities" Despite No Allegations Of Breach
Shortly after the new year, the Federal Trade Commission filed suit in the Northern District of California against D-Link Corporation, a Taiwan-based maker of wireless routers, IP cameras...
United States
16 Feb 2017
What Did They Say About Cybersecurity In 2016? 8 Proclamations From Regulators And The Courts
Here are some of the most important things we heard regulators, courts, and legislatures say about cybersecurity in 2016, and what they mean for you and your organization
United States
9 Feb 2017
DFARS And DIB: Compliance Steps For DoD's Newly Finalized Cybersecurity Rules For Contractors
For businesses that work with the U.S. DoD, two important rules for safeguarding certain categories of sensitive information and reporting cyber incidents were recently finalized, updating the interim rules...
United States
5 Dec 2016
New Cybersecurity Reporting Requirements? FinCEN Advisory Identifies Cybersecurity Events For Financial Institutions To Report
FinCEN issued a formal Advisory to Financial Institutions and published FAQs outlining specific cybersecurity events that should be reported through Suspicious Activity Reports.
United States
10 Nov 2016
Does Your Insurance Cover Phishing Attacks And Business Email Compromise? The Uncertainty Continues…
The coverage landscape for "Business E-mail Compromise" (BEC) scams remains somewhat tenuous, as organizations and carriers continue to battle in court over the extent of coverage.
United States
10 Nov 2016
What Happens When My Company Receives A National Security Letter? A Primer
Even today, most companies—even technology companies—do not think they have information that the U.S. Government wants or needs, particularly as it might relate to a national security investigation.
United States
20 Oct 2016
Ransomware? Don't Pay It, Says FBI
What should companies do when ransomware hits? The FBI says: (a) report it to law enforcement and (b) do not pay the ransom.
United States
17 Oct 2016
Is Your Data Safe? National Cybersecurity Awareness Month
One year ago, in recognition of the Department of Homeland Security's annual campaign to raise awareness about cybersecurity, Orrick's Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Group launched its award winning blog Trust Anchor.
United States
7 Oct 2016
Financial Institutions Going First? New York Proposes Mandatory Minimum Cybersecurity Compliance Standards
Just as it promised a year ago, New York State proposed new proscriptive, minimum cybersecurity requirements for regulated financial services institutions.
United States
21 Sep 2016
Important Ruling For Policyholders Victimized By Business Email Compromise (BEC) Scams
"Business Email Compromise" (BEC) scams are becoming an increasingly prevalent concern for businesses—the FBI reports that incidents have increased 1,300% since January 2015.
United States
15 Sep 2016
FTC Makes Clear That NIST Cyber Framework Is Not A Cure-All
Last week, the FTC published a blog post titled The NIST Cybersecurity Framework and the FTC, in which the agency issued a nuanced answer to an oft-asked question.
United States
14 Sep 2016
Insurer's Broad Interpretation Of Data Breach Exclusion Rejected By Court
Non-cyber insurance policies often contain exclusions to limit or preclude coverage for data breaches. A Maryland federal district court recently addressed the scope of such exclusions.
United States
8 Aug 2016
Is Ransomware A Notifiable Data Breach Event?
There is no doubt that companies face unprecedented volume and variation in both disruptive and intrusive cyberattacks on their networks.
United States
2 Aug 2016
Déjà Vu Not All Over Again: Ninth Circuit Strengthens CFAA In Nosal II
On July 5, 2016, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals issued its highly anticipated decision in the most recent chapter of United States v. Nosal...
United States
1 Aug 2016
Fourth Circuit Finds Potential Coverage For Data Leak As Publication Under CGL Policy
This week, a Fourth Circuit panel in an unpublished decision validated arguments long made by policyholders: that commercial general liability policies may provide coverage for certain data breach liabilities.
United States
19 Apr 2016
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