Schoolchildren: Cyber Security & Data Mining Risks. Which is of greater concern?
Posted on 04-16-2015 by amanda-alge-bales

Next week, my 9-year-old son will undergo another round of week-long, state, standardized testing. The OACC, PARCC and Iowa tests are all on his horizon. While I am not an opponent (or proponent) of state, standardized testing, as a parent, I understand the mandates required are just another thing my... Read More

The Dreaded Data Breach Crisis: Preparing a Data Breach Avoidance & Response Plan
Posted on 03-12-2015 by Vanessa Lloyd

Checklist for LPA Preparing a Data Breach Avoidance & Response Plan as follow up for Feb. CLE Webinar: The Dreaded Data Breach Last month, more than 850 participants attended the CLE Webinar about the data breach crisis talking about a legal department’s role in communication and mitigation... Read More

Cyberattack Insurance Challenges Confront Energy Sector
Posted on 02-18-2015 by Vanessa Lloyd

The article below has been republished in full courtesy of Law360, written by Glenn R. Legge. There have been numerous cyberattacks on retail, financial and e-commerce businesses in the last year, affecting millions of customers and hundreds of millions of dollars in response costs. Now it appears... Read More

Will Big Breaches Create More Trickle Down Impact for Law Firms?
Posted on 02-11-2015 by pamtip

In a post by LawFirmRisk , they analyze the Morgan Stanley breach involving financial adviser Galen Marsh. Citing an article by the Wall Street Journal , it shared the following details: "... [A] financial adviser named Galen Marsh started to sift through the account records of some 350,000... Read More

What impact are data breaches having on the legal industry?
Posted on 02-09-2015 by pamtip

High profile data breaches and “hacks”, especially those at financial institutions, have brought cybersecurity to the top of not only business concerns, but also to the focus of Congress and government regulators. Retailers such as Target and Home Depot, and financial services companies such... Read More

What are the 5 things corporate legal execs are seeking in data security?
Posted on 02-05-2015 by Vanessa Lloyd

Organized, cybersecurity breaches to companies and government agencies have grown at an alarming rate in recent months. This rapid increase has left in-house counsel and their outside law firms scurrying to minimize the risk. At the January 2015 meeting of The Legal Innovation 2020 Working Group (LI... Read More

The Dreaded Data Breach Crisis: Communication & mitigation for legal departments
Posted on 02-02-2015 by Vanessa Lloyd

No company, firm or agency wants to find itself managing a crisis, but many are in that mode every day. Recent examples have ranged from massive data breaches and cyber attacks, to product recalls and Congressional investigations, to the specter of a deadly Ebola pandemic. This Webinar will explore best... Read More

The High Cost of Security Breaches: It's More Than You Think
Posted on 10-07-2014 by Vanessa Lloyd

This infographic breaks down where the real costs of data breaches come from and offers tips that will help keep your organization's name out of the headlines. Infographic courtesy of VERACODE . Join us Wednesday for a complimentary CLE* Webinar about Cybercrime vs. Corporate Security: Battling... Read More

Monday Marvel: Cyber Security – You’re Not As Safe As You Think [Infographic]
Posted on 10-06-2014 by Vanessa Lloyd

Small businesses often assume they are safe from cyber attacks because they are too small to be of interest to hackers. Many small businesses also mistakenly assume they have taken adequate measures to protect themselves. The below infographic (courtesy of VERACODE ) highlights the risks faced by small... Read More

Cybercrime vs. Corporate Security: Battling Bank Theft, Spearfishing and Fraudulent Transfers [Webinar]
Posted on 10-01-2014 by Vanessa Lloyd

Photo Credit: Oleksiy Mark / Cybercrime. It is a daily global activity that increasingly threatens businesses. During this complimentary CLE webinar, the speakers will discuss the Fourth and Fifth Amendment issues raised in criminal cases due to rapidly developing technology, as well... Read More

Exposing your law firm to the dangers of file sharing: What are the 3 ways to protect your firm?
Posted on 09-23-2014 by Ted Zwayer

Photo Credit: zippy / Every day attorneys will “hit send” as they email back and forth a myriad of confidential documents to their clients and colleagues. While this is a seemingly harmless business task, a new study from LexisNexis shows that electronic file sharing might... Read More

Local lawyers take a scientific approach to data security via Washington Post
Posted on 09-01-2014 by Hans Thielman

Chris Cwalina and Steve Roosa of the law firm of Holland and Knight have created a "lab" to test mobile apps and web sites to detect security lapses. Read the complete article >> Read More

Cyber Security: Steps to Mitigating Risks with Emerging Technology
Posted on 05-19-2014 by Doug Esten

According to the article Cyber(in)security: The Perils of Preserving Customer Data via This is Real Law , as recently as a few years ago, asking corporate directors, senior executives and general counsel to identify the toughest risk management issues they face likely would have prompted references to... Read More