3 Legal Points for InfoSec Teams to Consider Before an Incident

As a teaser to my presentation at SecureWorld - Dallas last week, I did a brief interview with SecureWorld and talked about three of the points I would make in my lunch keynote, The Legal Case for Cybersecurity. If you're going to SecureWorld - Denver next week, join me for the lunch keynote on Thursday (11/2) [...]

What do we in the United States really want from our cyber laws?

In my newsfeed are articles in prominent publications discussing the problems with the federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act from very different perspectives. In the "the CFAA is dangerous for security researchers" corner we have White Hat Hackers and the Internet of Bodies, in Law360, discussing how precarious the CFAA (and presumably, the state hacking laws [...]

NIST Cybersecurity Guidance for Small Business Likely Forthcoming

The US House of Representatives has passed legislation similar to that recently passed by the Senate that would require the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to produce cybersecurity guidance that will be aimed at helping small businesses. The NIST Small Business Cybersecurity Act of 2017 would include NIST’s creating guidelines, tools, and best [...]

Checklist: Managing Third-Party Risk in #Cybersecurity

If I timed this right, when this post publishes, I will be about to present at the ISACA CSX 2017 North America Cybersecurity Nexus Conference in Washington, DC. My talk is titled Legal Issues Associated with Third-Party Risk. I am publishing this post with the #CSXNA and #CyberAware hashtags in the title so that conference attendees can [...]

How Cybersecurity is Impacting People’s Rights (Regent University Symposium)

On September 30, 2017, I am speaking at the Regent University School of Law's Law Review Symposium on The Expansion of Technology in the 21st Century: How the Changes in Technology are Shaping the Law and the Legal Profession in America. At the end of this post, I have provided links to additional publications I [...]