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Obama’s Cybersecurity National Action Plan: Something for everyone to love (and hate)

This post was co-authored by David F. Herman, an associate in Montgomery McCracken’s Litigation Department. He serves as an editor of the firm’s Data Privacy Alert… 554 more words

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Key Components of FDA’s Draft Guidance for Medical Device Cybersecurity

On January 22, 2016, FDA issued draft guidance to manufacturers regarding the postmarket management of cybersecurity vulnerabilities in medical devices. This draft guidance comes on the heels of draft guidance issued in 2013 to manufacturers on the… 753 more words


Are you Privacy Aware? Stop.Think.Connect.

The National Cyber Security Alliance encourages us all to better understand how to manage our privacy. Privacy protection is a responsibility we cannot ignore. Check out the resources courtesy of global cybersecurity awareness campaign… 7 more words


Breaking down the threat of cyber terrorism

In April 2015, a hacking group called CyberCaliphate attacked Tv5 Monde, a French media outlet.

The attack resulted in temporary control of the main website, social media accounts and interruption of 11 TV stations, crippling the company’s broadcast capabilities for hours. 841 more words


Security back doors: Necessary evil or 'vulnerability by design'?

Since the Snowden revelations brought to the public attention the extent of mass online surveillance, there has been an understandable acceleration in the adoption of stronger and on-by-default cryptography.  792 more words


New Authority for Companies to Monitor and Share Information on Cybersecurity Threats

Private entities have broad new powers to monitor their information systems and share cybersecurity information under the Cybersecurity Act of 2015 (“Act”), which was signed on December 18, 2015 into law as part of the… 738 more words


What is the key to lowering the high cost of a data breach?

It’s not really a shocker, but a survey published today by SANS found organizations that plan and prepare for data breaches can greatly reduce the costs of data breaches over time. 420 more words