Cybersecurity: How Long Should An Incident Response Plan Be?

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Last evening I had the pleasure of talking cybersecurity law with a group of CIOs from some pretty sophisticated companies. It was a great discussion and I learned as much as I shared — just the way I like it. During our discussion, the subject of Incident Response Plans came up and I explained why these are now a must-have.  Continue reading Cybersecurity: How Long Should An Incident Response Plan Be?

D CEO Magazine: Why Cybercriminals Are Targeting Law Firms

Many thanks to attorney and legal scholar extraordinaire John G. Browning (@therealjohnbrow) for quoting Shawn Tuma in his article in this month’s D CEO magazine: Why Cybercriminals Are Targeting Law Firms. Continue reading D CEO Magazine: Why Cybercriminals Are Targeting Law Firms

Explaining why Ashley Madison evidence was excluded

In this video, Shawn Tuma explains why the Ashley Madison court ruled that the plaintiffs cannot use evidence the hackers stole from Ashley Madison’s database. Here is a link to the Order.

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Three Takeaways from the Target Data Breach Ruling

Note: this article was previously posted on Norse’s DarkMatters.

In December 2014, the Court in the Target data breach lawsuits issued a ruling that will impact the future course of data breach litigation (the Order). Continue reading Three Takeaways from the Target Data Breach Ruling

The Nature of Cybersecurity and Strategies for Unprecedented Cyber Attacks

Note: this article was previously posted on Norse’s DarkMatters.

What is foreseeable is that cyber attacks are often not. The Sony Pictures Entertainment (SPE) hack has turned the business world on its head in many ways and it has the cybersecurity community in quite a buzz as well.

An internal email from SPE’s cybersecurity investigators was made public and some are taking it as saying “It’s ok, it could have happened to anybody and there was nothing Sony could have done to stop it. It’s not Sony’s fault.” Continue reading The Nature of Cybersecurity and Strategies for Unprecedented Cyber Attacks