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More on President Obama’s Executive Order on cybersecurity
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • February 14 2013

On February 12, 2013, President Obama signed an Executive Order entitled "Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity." The Order has two key


Administration rolls out its new cybersecurity policy
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • February 13 2013

Yesterday President Obama signed an executive order directing federal agencies to develop voluntary best cyber security practices for key industry


White House states support for Sen. Lieberman's Cybersecurity Act of 2012
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • July 26 2012

The Obama Administration officially put its weight behind Sen. Lieberman's Cybersecurity Act of 2012, with the issuance of the following Statement of Administration Policy.


Board oversight and cybersecurity - what are the risks to your company?
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • July 8 2012

Does your board exercise proper oversight over cybersecurity risks?


Lessons from the Chinese hacking of Nortel for IT security, due diligence
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA, China
  • February 20 2012

Recent press reports of massive Chinese-sponsored hacking at the one-time telecom giant Nortel might cause you to throw up your hands and say, what chance do I have against such forces?


Medicare contractors lag on information security
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • January 22 2012

This report from the Office of the Inspector General for the Department of Health and Human Services reveals significant holes in Medicare contractor security.


Inside Counsel magazine revisits SEC's cybersecurity guidance
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • January 18 2012

As we noted back in October, the SEC issued CF Disclosure Guidance: Topic No. 2: Cybersecurity.


Cybersecurity legislation to come to Senate floor in January 2012
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • November 17 2011

According to a November 16, 2011 letter from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid to his Republican counterpart, Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, it is his "intent to bring comprehensive cyber security legislation to the Senate floor for consideration during the first Senate work period next year.".


"Foreign spies stealing US economic secrets in cyberspace"
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • November 3 2011

With an inflammatory title like "Foreign Spies Stealing US Economic Secrets in Cyberspace," the Office of the National Counterintelligence Executive's "Report to Congress on Foreign Economic Collection and Industrial Espionage, 2009-2011" is tough to ignore.


Credit card replacement costs and identity theft insurance are compensable damages for data breach
  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • USA
  • October 25 2011

Late last week, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit ruled that victims of a data breach could pursue compensation from the merchant whose systems were breached for their costs of credit card replacement and identify theft insurance, under theories of breach of implied contract and negligence.