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To pay or not to pay: Another regulator weighs in on the decision to pay a ransom

Ransomware victims face a nearly impossible decision: pay criminals holding their business hostage or refuse and face possible crippling consequences. This decision requires careful...

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Treasury Department issues ransomware guidance in response to significant uptick in ransomware attacks

In response to the significant rise in ransomware attacks since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic and just in time for Cybersecurity Awareness Month, the Department of the Treasury’s ...

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NYDFS announces first enforcement action under Cybersecurity Regulation

Following promises of increased enforcement, on July 22, 2020, the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) announced the first cybersecurity enforcement action pursuant to its...

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New York State Expected to Increase Enforcement of Cybersecurity Practices

Companies should take note of two imminent developments in New York in the area of cybersecurity regulation: enforcement of the New York Department of Financial Services (NYDFS)...

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Lessons for in house counsel from cybersecurity’s front lines

Recent developments reinforce the urgent need for general counsel and legal departments to deepen their focus on cybersecurity.

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Special Report on investment in Africa African Law & Business

The Special Report on investment in Africa gathers information from 30 countries to help inform clients’ investment decisions, summarising the key features of the legal and regulatory ...

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“Cyber Hunt” legislation passes U.S. Senate: Any implications for business?

In a legislative environment charitably described as challenging, the fact that the Senate recently passed cybersecurity legislation by unanimous consent is noteworthy and highlights the...

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Recap of the OCR/NIST Conference on Safeguarding Health Information

Regulators provided key insights into enforcement trends and potential changes to HIPAA regulations at the 11th Annual “Safeguarding Health Information: Building Assurance Through...

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