hackers

Litigator’s Brief: 5 Lessons from the Anthem Security Breach

Litigator’s Brief: 5 Lessons from the Anthem Security Breach 150 150 Rakesh Madhava

In February, Anthem Blue Cross revealed it had been the victim of a cyberattack. The attackers breached a database that contained over 80 million records of past and current customers, and Anthem employees. Anthem is the largest for-profit health care insurer in the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association, formerly known as Wellpoint. Anthem is comprised…

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Litigator’s Brief: 6 Important Takeaways From The Sony Hack

Litigator’s Brief: 6 Important Takeaways From The Sony Hack 150 150 Rakesh Madhava

The Sony Hack is big news and big news for lawyers. Besides the international political implications, celebrity backstabbing, studio politics and the involvement of a North Korean dictator, there are a number of legal angles already emerging with more to come. Of course, there’s lawsuits. Sony has brought in Boies Schiller & Flexner to assist…

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It's Time for Law Firms to Freak Out About Hackers

It's Time for Law Firms to Freak Out About Hackers 150 150 Jason Krause

The newspaper industry is in full freakout mode, with revelations that Chinese hackers have been targeting U.S.-based newspapers. The New York Times recently revealed Chinese hackers gained entry to the newspaper’s internal systems and accessed the personal computers of 53 employees- including David Barboza, Shanghai bureau chief and author of an exposé about the wealth of outgoing Chinese premier, Wen…

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Law firm data security

Exposed: The Strawman of Security in Legal Technology

Exposed: The Strawman of Security in Legal Technology 1000 667 Michael Beumer

An incredible series of reports in the last few weeks have exposed the mythology of law firm data security, driving home the truth we have referred to as “The On-Premise Problem.” First… An article from Bloomberg quotes the the FBI notifying law firms that they are “easier quarry” than corporations. Second… This shocking – and I mean…

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