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$17M Target Data Breach Settlement Affirmed on Second Try

$17M Target Data Breach Settlement Affirmed on Second Try

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The settlement, which provides for a $10 million fund for customers and $6.75 million for plaintiffs’ attorneys, won final approval in November 2016, according to Bloomberg Law.

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In-House Forum: Guard Your Company Against Internal Cybersecurity Threats

In-House Forum: Guard Your Company Against Internal Cybersecurity Threats

Event, June 27, 2018, San Francisco
The event will dissect one of the most pressing issues affecting the modern corporate workplace: cybersecurity threats from its own employees.

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Dismiss Big Law Malicious Prosecution Suit, Judge Recommends

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The recommendation could bring an end to one of several high-stake lawsuits that LabMD Inc. is pursuing against cybersecurity firm Tiversa Inc. and some of the nation’s largest law firms, writes Bloomberg Law.

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Biglaw Firm, Former U.S. Attorney Accused of Hacking Cover-Up

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The allegations are in a suit against former U.S. Attorney Mary Beth Buchanan and Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner LLP, the global megafirm where she is now a partner, according to Bloomberg Law.

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Michael Best Expands Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice with Addition of Velvet Johnson

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Michael Best announced that Velvet Johnson has joined the firm’s Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice Group as senior counsel in Washington, D.C.

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Webinar: What Every Lawyer Needs to Know About Open Source Software

Webinar: What Every Lawyer Needs to Know About Open Source Software

Webinar, April 18, 2018, 12 p.m. CDT
Data shows that most companies are significantly under-counting their use of open source software (OSS), leading to potential legal and security concerns that need to be respected, monitored, and — if needed — resolved.

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Webinar Recording Available on SEC Cybersecurity Guidance

Webinar Recording Available on SEC Cybersecurity Guidance

On-Demand
Hunton & Williams LLP has posted an on-demand webinar discussing the Securities and Exchange Commission’s recently released cybersecurity guidance.

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Webinar: Data Privacy: The Current Legal Landscape

Webinar: Data Privacy: The Current Legal Landscape

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Troutman Sanders speakers will cover the ongoing evolution of the legal landscape for data-based products, so that organizations can continue to succeed in their development of data-based products.

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Memo to Law Firms: Raise Cybersecurity Bar or Risk Client Losses

Memo to Law Firms: Raise Cybersecurity Bar or Risk Client Losses

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Cybersecurity protections are becoming a serious factor in client decision-making at law firms, and large firms stand to lose business if they don’t take care of cybersecurity.

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FTI Consulting’s Advice from Counsel Study Examines Data Privacy and Security

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Fortune 1000 corporations worry about budget, GDPR compliance, data security and other information fovernance initiatives, according to the 12th Advice from Counsel study from FTI Consulting, Inc.

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Download: Are You Ready For The GDPR?

Download: Are You Ready For The GDPR?

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Zapproved says that half of all affected businesses won’t be ready for the May launch of the GDPR, putting them at risk of fines that can be as much as 4 percent annual corporate turnover, or €20 million &ndash whichever is greater.

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Webinar: Open Source Security and Compliance – Lessons Learned

Webinar: Open Source Security and Compliance – Lessons Learned

Webinar, Feb. 21, 11 a.m. CST
Flexera will present a complimentary webinar on how open source has grown to be a big part of the cybersecurity and legal portfolio.

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Webinar: Contractors and the New Era of Cyber Compliance

Webinar, Jan. 25, 2018, 2 p.m. EST
Washington Technology will present a complimentary webinar on Jan. 25, 2018, to discuss new compliance requirements for securing government data contractor networks.

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2018’s Top 10 Legal Challenges in Privacy and Data Security

2018’s Top 10 Legal Challenges in Privacy and Data Security

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In an article for Bloomberg Big Law Business, Wiley Rein LLP’s Kirk Nahra details the top-10 U.S. and international developments in 2018 that companies must be aware of to ensure an effective information security program.

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New Report Highlights Cyber Threat to US Electric Industry

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Critical infrastructure industrial control systems could be susceptible to a new type of malware, reports Morgan Lewis in its Power & Pipes blog.

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Lawyer is the First Guy Computer Hackers Call When the FBI Shows Up

Lawyer is the First Guy Computer Hackers Call When the FBI Shows Up

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Former Manhattan lawyer Tor Ekeland traded in his fat paycheck for a not-so-lucrative private practice as one of a handful of defense lawyers who specialize in computer crimes.

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Webinar: The 2017 Open Source Year in Review

Event, Jan. 17, 11:30 a.m. EST
Black Duck will present a complimentary webinar reviewing the past year’s legal developments in open source software on Wednesday, Jan. 17, at 11:30 a.m. Eastern time.

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Download: Greenwald on the Value of Privacy

Download: Greenwald on the Value of Privacy

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Zapproved has published a complimentary recap of the PREX17 keynote address by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Glenn Greenwald, which explores the boundary layer between law and technology in the connected society.

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What Does Ransomware Cost Companies?

What Does Ransomware Cost Companies?

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Quantifying what ransomware costs companies can impact contract drafting and negotiation. Eric Begun of King & Fisher writes that a recent 10-Q filing provides insight.

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Former NSC Adviser Christopher Fonzone Joins Sidley in DC

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Sidley Austin LLP has added Christopher Fonzone to the firm’s Washington, D.C. office as a partner in the Privacy and Cybersecurity practice. He joins Sidley from his former role as National Security Council (NSC) legal adviser and deputy assistant and counsel to the President.

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