Legal Alert - The New Cybersecurity Framework—A Roadmap for All Companies


by Rebecca A. Winterscheidt

The recent string of well-publicized data breaches has demonstrated that cyber criminals are targeting companies of all sizes and in all industries. Even companies with the most sophisticated security systems admit that the hackers are usually one step ahead of them. The unsophisticated amateur hackers have now been joined by professional cybercriminals and foreign government-sponsored mercenaries intent on stealing confidential and other proprietary information. It is therefore understandable that cybersecurity is now a corporate governance issue that is at the top of the list of concerns for most boards of directors, executives and legal departments. Most companies have had little in the way of government regulations or industry standards to guide them on what they should be doing to protect their own data and the data they handle belonging to customers, vendors and clients.

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Save the Date—How to Create a Cybersecurity Program

Please join us on April 22, 2014 for a seminar on cybersecurity. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. and the program will run from 8 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.  More information to follow.