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FTC announces data security initiative with new guidance for businesses

On June 30, 2015, the Federal Trade Commission announced a new initiative called “Start with Security,” which includes new guidance for businesses that draws on the lessons learned in the more than 50 data security cases brought by the FTC over the years. 734 more words

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Banking Malware Hits Across Many Industries

Interestingly, simple banking malware is proving more effective than more complex banking malware platforms, a new report has found. This class of malware is also finding success across industries. 329 more words


China just passed a sweeping national security law that some are calling 'neo-totalitarianism' - NECTAR GAN AND VERNA YU, SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST Jun. 30, 2015, 11:46 PM

China’s legislature passed a sweeping and controversial national security law on Wednesday morning, the state-run news agency Xinhua reported.

The Standing Committee of the National People’s Congress will hold a press conference on Wednesday morning at the Great Hall of the People to answer questions about the legislation. 331 more words


The threats every executive and board member needs to understand

There’s been a lot of discussion lately about the nature of the attackers who have hit large enterprises such as Target, Sony Pictures, and most recently the U.S. 1,215 more words


US spy chief James Clapper says China lead suspect in cyber hack

China is the “leading suspect” in the massive hack of a US government agency holding the personnel records of millions of Americans, US intelligence chief James Clapper has said. 313 more words

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Join Us for "Cybersecurity: A Mid-Year Legal Review" Webinar

Cybersecurity is a top concern for GCs across industries. According to some estimates, as more corporate infrastructure moves online, the impact of data breaches will cost $2.1 trillion globally by 2019, almost four times the estimated cost of breaches in 2015.We invite you to join our attorneys (and fellow bloggers)  226 more words


Cyber Security: Click to Play

This morning, I read Brian Krebs’ new post, A Month Without Adobe Flash Player, which is about his experience of  going a month without adobe flash player. 209 more words