Homeland Security Privacy Chief Joins Goodwin Procter

Sept. 6 — Goodwin Procter LLP has bolstered its Privacy & Security Practice with the acquisition of former Department of Homeland Security Chief Privacy Officer Karen Neuman, the firm announced Sept. 6. Neuman brings to Goodwin experience as part of DHS’ senior leadership team. In that capacity she oversaw and enforced the DHS’ privacy and…

Obama Says He Doesn’t Want ‘Wild West’ Cyberwar With Russia

Despite evidence of Russian hacking into the U.S. election system, President Obama said Monday that he doesn’t want to escalate into a “wild, wild West” cyberwar with Moscow. Emerging from a 90-minute meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in China, Mr. Obama acknowledged that the Russians have been attacking U.S. institutions on the internet. “We’ve…

Hillary Clinton: US Should Use ‘Military Response’ to Combat Russia and China Cyberattacks

Clinton said the US should ‘lead the world in setting the rules in cyberspace’. Hillary Clinton, the Democratic Party presidential nominee and former US secretary of state, has said that if she becomes president cyberattacks against US interests will be treated “like any other attack” – and that includes military action. The candidate, who has…