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Newmeyer & Dillion
Recently, ransomware has taken to the forefront in national news.
Newmeyer & Dillion
In 2020, ransomware caused businesses an estimated $20 billion in losses worldwide.
Newmeyer & Dillion
The FBI recently released its 2020 Internet Crime Report (Report), which details and analyzes complaints received through the FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3).
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The Supreme Court's recent decision in Van Buren v. United States, — S. Ct. —, 2021 WL 2229206 (2021) resolved a longstanding Circuit split regarding the scope of liability under the Computer Fraud...
Jenner & Block
The White House sent an open letter last week to "corporate executives and business leaders" urging their companies to take "immediate steps" toward better protecting themselves against ransomware attacks.
Pryor Cashman LLP
Nonfungible tokens, or "NFTs," are dominating the news cycle lately. From the $69.3 million sale of digital artist Beeple's "Everydays — The First 5000 Days," at Christie's Auction House, to a $9.00...
Braumiller Law Group, PLLC
Blockchain is a transformative new technology, like artificial intelligence (AI), big data analytics, machine learning and Internet of Things (IoT) innovations.
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
The Department of Labor recently issued cybersecurity guidance to retirement plans. The department's Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) issued guidance in three areas...
Foley Hoag LLP
In Van Buren v. United States, the Supreme Court has issued its first ever opinion interpreting the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act.
Lewis Brisbois Bisgaard & Smith LLP
On Wednesday, June 2, Deputy National Security Advisor for Cyber and Emerging Technology Anne Neuberger released an open letter encouraging businesses within the private sector to adopt immediate...
Morrison & Foerster LLP
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit revived the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency's (OCC) controversial special-purpose national bank charter that had been challenged by the New York Department of Financial Services.
Withers LLP
As we move forward into 2021, beyond the rise of cryptocurrency and decentralized finance, non-fungible tokens (NFTs) have also gained in popularity. Digital creators are utilizing NFTs to monetize digital creative works.
Foley & Lardner reported that a "security directive, issued by the US Department of Homeland Security's Transportation Security Administration, requires critical pipeline operators, such as Colonial Pipeline, to report all confirmed and ...
Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton
Within the blockchain space, one of the fastest-growing areas is NFTs. Within the games space, esports is growing rapidly. So naturally the combination of NFTs and esports should have tremendous potential.
Mintzer Sarowitz Zeris Ledva & Meyers, LLP
Many small and mid-sized law firms are at an increased threat for cyberattacks resulting from failure to take adequate cybersecurity precautions.
Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders
The Office of the Chief Accountant of the SEC's Division of Investment Management periodically issues "Dear Chief Financial Officer" letters to help registered investment companies...
Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders
On July 22, 2020, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (the OCC) confirmed in Interpretive Letter #1170 the authority of a national bank to provide cryptocurrency custody services.
Foley & Lardner
On June 3, 2021, the U.S. Supreme Court significantly narrowed the scope of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA) in Van Buren v. United States.
Taft Stettinius & Hollister
The White House issued this memorandum to corporate executives and business leaders this week in which it stresses the need for urgent vigilance in implementing many of the best information security best practices we commonly discuss.
McGuireWoods LLP
Yesterday, the Supreme Court resolved a circuit split on the scope of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 (CFAA) in a decision that emphasizes the importance of how organizations manage access to their systems.
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