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DOD Issues Interim Rule Addressing New Requirements for Cyber Incidents and Cloud Computing Services

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On August 26, 2015, the Department of Defense (DoD) issued an interim rule that imposes expanded obligations on defense contractors and subcontractors with regard to the protection of “covered defense information” and the reporting of cyber incidents occurring on unclassified information systems that contain such information.  Nearly three years in the making, this interim rule replaces the …

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Register for the Thomson Reuters Legal Executive Institute 5th Annual Law Firm CFO/CIO/COO Forum – NYC June 3


The 5th Annual Law Firm CFO/CIO/COO Forum Data Privacy, Security & the Globalized Law Firm Early Bird Rate Ends 5-14! Register Now The Thomson Reuters Legal Executive Institute proudly presents the 5th Annual Law Firm CFO/CIO/COO Forum on June 3, 2015 in New York City at the Crowne Plaza Times Square Manhattan. Our program will …

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The Data Security and Breach Notification Act of 2015

On March 25, 2015, the United States House of Representative, Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade approved draft legislation which would replace state data breach notification laws with a national standard.  This draft legislation comes on the heels of the President’s call for a national data breach notification law.  The proposed legislation is …

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New Data Security Bill Seeks Uniformity in Protection of Consumers’ Personal Information

Last week, House lawmakers floated a bipartisan bill titled the Data Security and Breach Notification Act (the Bill). The Bill comes on the heels of legislation proposed by US President Barack Obama, which we recently discussed in a previous post. The Bill would require certain entities that collect and maintain consumers’ personal information to maintain …

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Taking Control of Cybersecurity: A Practical Guide for Officers and Directors

Major cybersecurity attacks of increased sophistication — and calculated to maximize the reputational and financial damage caused to the corporate targets — are now commonplace. These attacks have catapulted cybersecurity to a top priority for senior executives and board members. To help these decision makers get their arms around cybersecurity issues, Foley Partners Chanley T. …

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