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2017 Cybersecurity Litigation Year in Review and Forecasts

Cyber-related litigation continues to be volatile, with 2017 witnessing several momentous developments including rulings on standing, the extent of insurance coverage, the fate of the Fourth Amendment’s third-party doctrine in the digital age, and the emerging standard of care for cybersecurity. At the same time, Europe is seeing its own tectonic shifts in how it handles data,...

Nearly a third of U.S. businesses experienced a data breach: Survey

A recent survey for The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company (HSB) found that 29 percent of U.S. businesses experienced a data breach in the previous year. Nearly half of those breaches were caused by a vendor or contractor working for a business, 21 percent were the result of employee negligence, and 20 percent were the result of lost or stolen mobile devices or...