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WannaCry Global Ransomware Attack: What You Need to Know
  • Shearman & Sterling LLP
  • Global
  • May 25 2017

The WannaCry ransomware attack was first reported on Friday, May 12. Within hours, it shut down thousands of computer systems, locking users out of


Forget Terminator: Cyborgs have rights too (Part One)
  • Corrs Chambers Westgarth
  • Global
  • May 23 2017

What do Darth Vader, Steve Austin, Major Motoko Kusanagi and former Vice President Dick Cheney (prior to his heart transplant) all have in common


Did WannaCry make you want to cry? Real risks for landlords and tenants
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Global, United Kingdom
  • May 23 2017

As the extent of the damage caused by the recent WannaCry ransomware virus becomes clearer, businesses across the world have been reminded of the


Negotiating Payment Processing Agreements: A How-To Guide
  • Bryan Cave LLP
  • Global, USA
  • May 22 2017

Credit cards are the primary form of payment received by most retailers. In order to process a credit card a retailer must enter into an agreement


WannaCry Ransomware Cyberattack Raises Legal Issues
  • Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
  • Global
  • May 22 2017

The recent cyberattack highlights the need for firms to engage in proactive prevention and protection. Ransomware (malware that encrypts data pending


Financial Services and Banking News Update- 19 May 2017
  • Addleshaw Goddard LLP
  • Global
  • May 19 2017

The FCA has published a new webpage on cyber resilience. The FCA notes that cyber risks pose a threat to all financial services firms. Firms should


Don't WannaCry: Ten Questions Boards and Company Management Can Ask in the Wake of Recent Ransomware Attacks
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • Global
  • May 19 2017

The WannaCry ransomware attack that hit computers around the world last week is yet another reminder that computers play key roles in most enterprises


컴퓨터 네트워크 및 브랜드 보호: 랜섬웨어 공격에 대한 예방 및 대응책
  • Paul Hastings LLP
  • Global
  • May 19 2017

전세계적으로 기업 및 개인용 컴퓨터들이 ‘워너크라이 (WannaCry)’라 명명된 랜섬웨어에 의해 처음으로 공격당한 지 며칠이 경과하였을 뿐이나, 머지 않아 2차 공격이 발생할 가능성 역시 높은 상황입니다. 랜섬웨어는 위협적입니다 - 하지만 이는 예방 가능하다는 점을


How to Ensure Safe Personal Data Protection Handling
  • Association of Corporate Counsel
  • Global, USA
  • May 18 2017

When conducting due diligence, include these assurances of safe data handling for peace of mind


And the World’s Most Valuable Resource is . . . Data! Holy Cow, No Way!
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • Global
  • May 18 2017

The Economist recently announced that the world’s most valuable resource is now data, displacing oil for the top spot. The “titans” of the digital