• Cybersecurity Firm Veracode Hires Tech Lawyer as General Counsel

    Phillip Bantz | June 18, 2019

    Dawn Rogers will oversee the Burlington, Massachusetts-based firm’s legal strategy and support its national and global expansion efforts while providing oversight on corporate governance, compliance and intellectual property management.

  • US Health Care Companies Overconfident About Data Privacy Management, Study Shows

    Kristen Rasmussen | June 18, 2019

    Despite experiencing the second-largest amount of cybersecurity breaches, health care industry survey respondents reported that they were “very confident” or “extremely confident” in knowing exactly where sensitive data reside, although only half of them said they update their inventory of personal data once a year or less.

  • As Cyberattacks on Business Grow, General Counsel Are 'Thirsty' for More Details

    Sue Reisinger | June 14, 2019

    The rate of cyber-related suspicious activity reports has grown to nearly 80,000 per year, according to the director of the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network in the U.S. Treasury Department. That number includes 13,500 reports per year on suspicious business email alone, up 95% from 2016.

  • Federal Trade Commission Putting Mega Bite Into Data Breach Consent Orders

    Sue Reisinger | June 13, 2019

    The order released Wednesday against DealerBuilt contains several new provisions that general counsel will want to consider in any risk assessment, including one requiring executives to take more responsibility for compliance.