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Ransomware Attacks During COVID-19

USA - September 3 2020 As we previously described and as reflected in the rapidly increasing number of cyber-attacks since its start, the COVID-19 pandemic has triggered a…

Andrew M. Willinger

Data security and the Internet of Things

USA - October 5 2015 The Internet of Things (IoT) encompasses any object or device that connects to the Internet to automatically send and/or receive data. This includes…

Jenya Moshkovich

A Question of Privilege: Court Wrestles With Attorney-Client and Work Product Issues in Data Breach Case

USA - November 9 2017 In a significant ruling addressing the scope of the attorney-client privilege and work product doctrine in a data breach case, a Federal judge in…

Michelle Waller Cohen, Peter C. Harvey, Peter A. Kurtz, Craig A. Newman, James Zucker

The Supreme Court Punts on Clarifying the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act

USA - October 16 2017 The federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 (“CFAA”) has generated controversy and disagreement among courts and commentators regarding the scope…

Derek Borchardt

A Closer Look at the CCPA’s Private Right of Action and Statutory Damages

USA - August 22 2019 The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) has significantly altered the potential consequences of a data breach under California law by permitting…

Alejandro H. Cruz, Jonathan (Yoni) Schenker