#CyberAvengers – Ransomware is Spreading Like Worms: Are You Ready?

As some of you may have noticed online, I have the privilege of being part of the #CyberAvengers -- here's a little more info about the #CyberAvengers and an article we recently published in NextGov.com. Here is the NextGov article: Ransomware is Spreading Like Worms: Are You Ready? The #CyberAvengers are a group of salty [...]

Webinar: Global reaching Cybersecurity Regulations in New York, will they impact your company?

Now that the WannaCry ransomware has your attention and the attention of everybody else, it is time to start thinking about your company's cybersecurity legal and compliance obligations. Do you know whether your company will be impacted by New York's expansive and global reaching Cybersecurity Regulations? The new Regulations govern many companies that do business [...]

Does the U.S. Need a Data Protection Authority? (a few of my thoughts)

I had a wonderful discussion about privacy in the US vis-a-vis privacy in the EU with Katherine Teitler (@katherinert15) in connection with her MIS Training Institute article Does the U.S. Need a Data Protection Authority? As with most things, I do not propose to have all of the answers. In fact, in our hour or [...]

Does Board Oversight of Cybersecurity Mean Directors Must Become Cybersecurity Experts?

Does the board of directors' duty of oversight over their companies' cybersecurity require the individual directors to become experts on cybersecurity? That is a fair question and one that I've seen many people have difficulty understanding. The answer is "no," as explained by Michael Santarcangelo (@catalyst) in his CSO article Why the board needs security leaders [...]

3 More Key Cybersecurity Takeaways General Counsel Should Learn Learn from Yahoo

A good friend recently shared with me the article Verizon GC on the Lessons Learned from Deal with Yahoo (use Linkedin for paywall access) because he thought it would be valuable information to add to my own cybersecurity knowledge toolbox. Given the experience Verizon’s GC has gained through this process, when he talks about lessons […]