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A Study Concludes Mentioning “Trade Secrets” in Form 10-K Leads to More Cyber Breaches

A recently-published study* concluded that companies that mention the existence of trade secrets in their publicly filed Form 10-K disclosures are 30% more likely to become victims of cyber attacks. Among those companies, the probability of a cyber attack is even … Continue reading

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Guest Post: The Speed of Breaches and Other Bad News in Cybersecurity Incident Response

 For any organization experiencing a data breach, the organization’s response to the incident remains one of the most important and yet one of the most challenging next steps. In the following guest post, Paul Ferrillo, a partner in the New … Continue reading

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71% of US federal agencies have reported Cybersecurity breaches!

Darkreading.com reported that “Federal agencies must protect sensitive data and both thwart bad guys hunting for citizens’ private data and nation-state hackers with their own agendas — in addition to grappling with perennial underfunding, understaffing, and antiquated systems that commercial … Continue reading

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How to Report Data Breaches Below Supplementary Laws

Upcoming data auspices the legislation GDPR identifies a infringement of the particular personal files sin in the with the manner in imitation in the same way as way. According to the law, the breach of data safety which may lead … Continue reading

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Employers Can Be Vicariously Liable for Employee Data Breaches

The United Kingdom High Court recently issued a landmark liability judgment against the supermarket, Morrisons, following a data breach caused by a rogue employee (Various Claimants v. WM Morrisons Supermarket [2017] EWHC3113 (QB]). Similar results have been reached in the … Continue reading

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