Why is Healthcare Data So Valuable to Cyber Criminals?

Healthcare data is one of the most desirable forms of data for cyber criminals to steal because its value on the cyber black market -- the Dark Web -- is much higher than most other forms of data. While there are several reasons for this, the recent study Your Life, Repackaged and Resold: The Deep [...]

What You Need to Know About Protecting Trade Secrets Under State and Federal Law

A few years ago Texas joined most other states and enacted its version of the Uniform Trade Secrets Act (UTSA, or Texas' TUTSA). Recently, the federal Defend Trade Secrets Act (DTSA) became law. While there are quite a few similarities between these laws, there are also some substantial differences that you need to know to protect your [...]

Can Parties be Excluded from the Courtroom in Trade Secrets Cases?

The Texas Supreme Court recently addressed the question of when a competitor's corporate representative can be excluded from the courtroom in a trade secrets case.  In In re M-1, LLC, the Court held that due process requires a trial court to balance the competing interests of the parties at stake when determining whether to exclude a [...]

Cyber Law Update on #DtSR Podcast with Los, Santarcangelo and Tuma

Listen to the Podcast   /   Join the #DtSR Discussion on Twitter Shawn Tuma was a guest the Down the Security Rabbithole podcast where he and hosts Rafal Los (@Wh1t3Rabbit) and Michael Santarcangelo (@Catalyst) discussed recent events in the world of cyber law. For more great #DtSR content, check out the full Down the Security Rabbithole podcast [...]

Business Guide: Identifying and Protecting Trade Secrets Under the Texas Uniform Trade Secrets Act

Trade secrets are the lifeblood of a company but it can be a difficult issue to understand. Here is a free guide to help you identify and protect your company's trade secrets. DOWNLOAD: Texas Business Guide for Identifying and Protecting Trade Secrets Yes, Your Business Has Trade Secrets Whether they realize it or not, virtually [...]