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Cyber Insurance Comes of Age

November 7, 2013 | 0 Comments

In two recent cases, certain contours of the cyber insurance industry were refined.  In the first case, a court found that the existence of a common law right of privacy thwarted an argument by an...

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In a closely watched case involving data breaches and the ensuing fines that the card associations often impose, clothing company Genesco has prevailed against Visa’s motion to dismiss Genesco’s claims related to California’s Unfair Competition...

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Like most states, Missouri has in place a data breach notification law that requires any entity that experiences a data breach involving covered personal information to “provide notice to the affected consumer that there has...

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A new step has been taken in the case of Choice Escrow v. BankcorpSouth Bank (“BSB”).  What began in 2010 with a fraudulent $440,000 wire transfer by a hacker from the bank account of Choice...

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Rep. Mike Rogers, Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, announced via Twitter Wednesday night (6/5) that “[Thursday] @ 12:30 @RepTimRyan @SenRonJohnson and I will introduce new legislation to hold nation-state cyber hackers accountable.”  The new...

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China as Cyberscourge

May 30, 2013 | 0 Comments

The momentum (or rhetoric machine?) has built up to the point where everyone is pointing fingers at China as the ultimate “cyberscourge,” while China continues to refute those claims.  In just the past few days,...

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