Facebook Suspends 200 Apps for Data Privacy Concerns — What Does This Really Mean?

Facebook suspended 200 apps due to data privacy concerns, which it revealed earlier this week. Shawn Tuma explains some of the key points about this in the following television and radio interviews: CW33 Morning Dose talks to cybersecurity lawyer, Shawn Tuma, about Facebook suspending 200 apps https://youtu.be/KW9iMg7EcOs Facebook suspends 200 apps following Cambridge Analytica revelations, what … Continue reading Facebook Suspends 200 Apps for Data Privacy Concerns — What Does This Really Mean?

What does it mean to “hack back” and is it a good idea?

There is more and more talk about companies hacking back against those who attack them in cyber space and whether allowing them to take such measures is a good idea. Right now, hacking back, or active defense, as it is often called, is illegal under the federal unauthorized access law, the Computer Fraud and Abuse … Continue reading What does it mean to “hack back” and is it a good idea?

Regulator says May 25 is not doomsday #GDPR

The approach to data protection, and the enforcement of it, should and will be the same 36 days from now as it ever was: Following the rules is the way to go. But if you fail there, yeah, there are going to be some problems. "The aim of our office is to prevent harm, and … Continue reading Regulator says May 25 is not doomsday #GDPR

Cyber Risk Management and Attorney-Client Privilege in Cybersecurity Discussed on Business Security Weekly

Business Security Weekly, Episode 81, featured Michael Santarcangelo (@catalyst) inviting Shawn Tuma to join as co-host and guest to discuss two topics that should be near and dear to everyone's hearts: The legal case for why companies need cyber risk management programs and what experienced cybersecurity attorneys' roles are in such programs; and The frequently … Continue reading Cyber Risk Management and Attorney-Client Privilege in Cybersecurity Discussed on Business Security Weekly

Data is the hot potato!

During a presentation yesterday, I was trying to make a point about the liability that comes with data and, therefore, the need for us to never forget that in cybersecurity our ultimate goal is protecting systems and data. I used the little line at the end of this quote: Data equals risk. It is toxic … Continue reading Data is the hot potato!

Can your company do business without its computer system? Let’s ask Atlanta!

In the world of cybersecurity and data protection, we tend to think about most cyber incidents as being "data breaches" because that's the term de jour that occupies news headlines. Because of this, far too many companies think that if they do not have valuable data that hackers would want to "breach," so to speak, … Continue reading Can your company do business without its computer system? Let’s ask Atlanta!

Do data breaches have consequences? Will Equifax CIO serve jail time for insider trading?

“Corporate insiders who learn inside information, including information about material cyber intrusions, cannot betray shareholders for their own financial benefit.” Richard R. Best, SEC - Atlanta Division For years many in the cybersecurity/data breach space have been saying that somebody is going to have to go to jail before corporate decision-makers begin to take cybersecurity … Continue reading Do data breaches have consequences? Will Equifax CIO serve jail time for insider trading?

Do data breaches have consequences? Law firm closes due to irreparable damages to its reputation

The once prestigious 40-year law firm Mossack Fonseca, infamously known for its data breach that revealed the Panama Papers, is closing at the end of the month. The reason, in its words: “The reputational deterioration, the media campaign, the financial siege and the irregular actions of some Panamanian authorities have caused irreparable damage, whose obligatory … Continue reading Do data breaches have consequences? Law firm closes due to irreparable damages to its reputation

Down the Security Rabbithole Podcast #DtSR with Los and Tuma talking all things #cybersecurity

This week's #DtSR Podcast featured Raf Los and guest Shawn Tuma talking about all things cybersecurity. Check out more of what was covered and listen to the podcast here! Check out some of the past episodes with Tuma as a guest.   Share on social media and join in the discussion! https://twitter.com/DtSR_Podcast/status/970887006061547521 ______________________ Shawn Tuma (@shawnetuma) … Continue reading Down the Security Rabbithole Podcast #DtSR with Los and Tuma talking all things #cybersecurity

Security Weekly guest Shawn Tuma discusses “what is reasonable cybersecurity?”

https://youtu.be/3FkeAV4N-rs?t=4m3s Share on social media and join in the discussion! LinkedIn Post https://www.facebook.com/ComputerDataPrivacy/posts/1661689630578270   https://twitter.com/shawnetuma/status/969768904112398336 ______________________ Shawn Tuma (@shawnetuma) is an attorney with an internationally recognized reputation in cybersecurity, computer fraud, and data privacy law. He is a Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Attorney at Scheef & Stone, LLP, a full-service commercial law firm in Texas that represents … Continue reading Security Weekly guest Shawn Tuma discusses “what is reasonable cybersecurity?”