Posts Tagged: cybersecurity


Cybercrime frequency and complexity will continue into 2017

Cybercrime seemed to be in the news daily in 2016. From the hack of the Democratic National Committee email accounts to the massive data breaches suffered by large …
By Hanley Chew
5 months ago 0

Other Barks & Bites for Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

On the menu this week for Other Barks & Bites, the Supreme Court hears oral arguments in a case challenging the Lanham Act’s disparagement provision, a six-figure …
By Steve Brachmann
5 months ago 1

Jarno Vanto, Cybersecurity Lawyer, Joins Polsinelli’s IP Department as Shareholder

Polsinelli, an Am Law 100 firm with offices in 20 cities across the U.S., announced that Jarno Vanto joined as shareholder in its New York office. Vanto is …
By Gene Quinn
5 months ago 0

Staying Ahead of Privacy and Security Risks in the Internet of Things

In creating a privacy and security plan, IOT companies should be mindful of regulatory enforcement for failure to fully comply with their own advertised practices. For example, …
By Taylor Ey
5 months ago 10

The Science Behind Brand Protection in the Deep and Dark Web

Over the past few years we have seen a surge in cyber attacks against well-known organizations, each seemingly larger than the last. As cybercriminals look for innovative …
By Charlie Abrahams
7 months ago 0

Taking a Data-Centric Approach to Today’s Security Landscape

High value information—identified as trade secrets, IP mappings, product designs, financial data, confidential business information and similar files and documents—require an extra level of protection …
By Ron Arden
8 months ago 0

Your Secret Sauce is at Risk from Attack

In July, Kilpatrick Townsend and Ponemon Institute released their findings from The Cybersecurity Risk to Knowledge Assets study, which confirmed most companies’ worst fears --- their intellectual …
By Audra Dial
8 months ago 0

Microsoft biometric ID systems enable highly functional lock screens, improved cybersecurity

Biometrics, or the measure of human physiological characteristics as expressed by data metrics, is becoming a much more valuable sector of high tech in recent months. By 2020, …
By Steve Brachmann
8 months ago 0

5 Steps Law Firms Should Take to Protect their Sensitive Data

It has become more apparent in recent years that cybercriminals looking to profit from sensitive data are zoning in on law firms and their wealth of client …
By Mark Stevens
1 year ago 0

Michael Zweiback Rejoins Alston & Bird, Expanding Privacy, Data Security Capabilities

Alston & Bird recently announced that former federal prosecutor Michael Zweiback has rejoined the firm as partner in its Privacy & Data Security Practice and Government & Internal Investigations Group, …
By Press Releases
1 year ago 0

An Awareness Crusade Against the Online Piracy of Books

According to the Association of American Publishers, the publishing industry as a whole has lost $80 to $100 million dollars to online piracy annually. From 2009 to 2013, the number of …
By Rhonda Rees
1 year ago 11

China’s new anti-terror law highlights tensions between national security and digital privacy

Chinese legislators have attempted to enact anti-terror legislation purportedly designed to protect Chinese citizens against terrorist threats. In late December, China passed a law requiring both telecommunications …
By Steve Brachmann
1 year ago 0

Samsung enters self-driving car market, Musk’s Hyperloop and Bloomberg big data initiative

Yet another tech developer known for consumer electronics is getting into the autonomous vehicle market, a sign that we can continue to expect disruption for the conventional …
By Steve Brachmann
2 years ago 2

Cyber Security: How to Protect Your Data Over Wi-Fi

The same technology that makes it easy for you to stay in touch with the office also makes it easy for nefarious individuals to hack your communications …

Businesses must switch to EMV card readers to avoid shift in fraud liability

By the end of 2015, about 40% of all credit and debit card transactions will use EMV cards. To process payments on EMV cards, businesses must upgrade to new …
By Steve Brachmann
2 years ago 1