U.S. Promotes Risk-Based Data Breach Response Model

The exiting Obama administration has embraced a risk-based approach to data breach preparation and mitigation for federal agencies in an Office of Management and Budget memorandum, cybersecurity professionals told Bloomberg BNA. Lisa M. Ropple, a cybersecurity partner at Jones Day in Boston, told Bloomberg BNA that “this risk-based framework, which is consistent with National Institute of Science…

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Companies May Face Upgraded Privacy Law in Chile

Companies doing business in Chile would face new privacy compliance standards and stronger enforcement under a proposed law set for introduction in January. The government bill would seek to protect citizen’s rights and freedoms over their personal data in line with Chile’s global commitments and the privacy standards of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and…

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Cyberattack Exposes Law Firms’ Weak Spots

Major U.S. law firms have become more vigilant in recent years about the risks of cyberattacks, but the revelation this week of a major hacking incident on two New York firms are a reminder that the industry remains vulnerable. The Manhattan U.S. attorney’s office unsealed a criminal indictment Tuesday against three Chinese men accused of using stolen…

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