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Cybersecurity is a Texas-Size Problem

Being home to one of the nation’s busiest ports, a world-renowned medical center and an epicenter of North American energy production is undoubtedly good for Texas businesses. However, Texas industries are increasingly becoming targets of global hackers. When it comes to cybersecurity, Texas has a bullseye painted on its back, and the cavalry won’t be riding to the rescue any time...

You’ve Been Breached During the Holidays: Now What?

It was the start of the Thanksgiving holiday when the GC of a large retail company got an urgent call from her CEO. “We’re under attack. I just got off the phone with IT and we have been hacked. Ransomware and a DDOS. Call whoever you need to call, notify whoever you need to notify, and get this fixed.” This occurrence, which extends to all industries, leads to the critical question:...

Legislation Could Aid Highly Automated Vehicle Development

In their article for Property Casualty360, Eversheds Sutherland (US) attorneys Michael Nelson, Trevor Satnick and Tony Ficarrotta discuss the Safely Ensuring Lives Future Deployment and Research in Vehicle Evolution (SELF DRIVE) Act, and three key proposals within it that should help facilitate the development and adoption of highly automated vehicles. Learn...

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.

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