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Is the Shipping Industry on Cybersecurity Autopilot?

In his article for The Maritime Executive, Eversheds Sutherland (US) Partner Michael Bahar provides insight on the cyber risks associated with the possibility of automated ships and what the US House Intelligence Committee and the US Coast Guard are doing to mitigate these risks. Ultimately, for the maritime industry and for those industries reliant on the maritime industry, Michael...

The FTC is Watching When Your Children’s Toys are Listening

In his article published by The Hill, Eversheds Sutherland (US) Partner Michael Bahar provides insight on the recent Federal Trade Commission (FTC) update to its Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) compliance plan. The update is the latest in a series of regulatory moves to bring attention to the serious cybersecurity and data privacy issues latent in the ever-expanding...

The Future of Cyber Coverage Leans to Standardization

In this interview with A.M BestTV, Eversheds Sutherland (US) Partner Michael Bahar discusses cybersecurity issues and how organizations can prepare for potential cyberattacks. Learn more.

UK Data Regulator Reveals Sweeping International Strategy

The UK is committed to promoting itself as a global data protection gateway, with high standards of data protection law and practice, according to the UK Information Commissioner’s Office’s (ICO) newly released international strategy for effectively protecting the public’s personal information over the next four years. Learn...

The Regulatory Bellwether: Forecasting Cyber Breach Litigation

While the prospects of cybersecurity litigation loom ever larger, there are tangible ways that may very well decrease the unease and mitigate the risk—if you know where to look. Learn more.

FCRA Violations Lead to Record-Breaking $60 Million Verdict

On June 19, a jury sitting in federal court in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California awarded plaintiffs $60 million after finding that the defendant, TransUnion, LLC, violated provisions of the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). This is reported to be the largest jury award on record for FCRA violations. The case is Ramirez v. Trans Union, LLC.  ...

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