Assume that you are general counsel of a growing U.S. company. You just learned that your company was hacked and valuable trade secrets and other confidential business information were stolen. The source of the attack could be a foreign government, an organized cyber syndicate, or an insider who recently left to work with a competitor. But, initially, the source is unknown.
How do you respond? What are your legal options? What might the government do to assist you? This article reviews and highlights key issues to consider inthis recurring scenario.