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New OMB Circular Seeks to Strengthen Agencies’ Cybersecurity Practices
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • August 6 2016

On July 28, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) revised Circular A-130, "Managing Information as a Strategic Resource," to ensure consistency


Ninth Circuit Affirms CFAA Conviction For Password Sharing To Steal Company Secrets
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • July 9 2016

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held, in U.S. v. Nosal, that former employees could be found guilty under the Computer Fraud and


Tennessee Puts Rush Order On Data Breach Notifications
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • April 9 2016

Tennessee has amended its breach notification law to require notice within 45 days of discovery of a breach. This continues a trend of states'


Europe’s “Other” Court Sides With Employers on Employee Monitoring
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • European Union
  • January 16 2016

Earlier this month, the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR) decided in Barbulescu v. Romania that European employers can monitor employee


Court Applies CFAA To “Inside Hacker”
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • December 19 2015

The United States District Court for the Western District of Wisconsin has held, in Epic Systems Corp. v. Tata Consultancy Services Limited, that an


Court finds lost revenue not compensable under CFAA
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • June 27 2015

The U.S. District Court for the Central District of California also ruled that lost business resulting from a former employee's theft of information


CFAA violation can be predicated on violation of company computer use policy, court finds
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • May 16 2015

The U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan has ruled, in American Furukawa, Inc., v. Hossain, that an employee at American Furukawa


Cannibal cop forced to eat a CFAA conviction
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • July 17 2014

You've surely heard about the New York City police officer who was charged with conspiring to kidnap his wife and other women so he could torture


France cuts back further on employee privacy
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • France
  • July 27 2013

France's highest appeals court (Cour de cassation) has ruled, in Monsieur X v. Young & Rubicam France, that any content found on work-issued


The CFAA and the insider threat
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • USA
  • June 27 2013

Last week Rep. Zoe Lofgren introduced "Aaron's Law," legislation that would significantly amend the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA). The proposed