Cybersecurity Practice

Solutions For Your Information Age Problems

What kind of Cybersecurity problems can we help solve?  

Here are just a few samples...

 

Cybersecurity Practice

Data Breach Prevention, Response, & Litigation

Cyber attacks, such as hacking of corporate websites and personal computers are increasingly common.  Such attacks can be extremely harmful to companies and individuals alike, especially when a data breach leads to the unauthorized disclosure of confidential business and/or personal/sensitive consumer information.  When companies are victims of data breaches, they can face hefty civil penalties, injunctions, even criminal liability if they are found liable due to negligence and failure to meet the standard of care.  

  • Translate technical assessments into practical explanations of legal and business risk
  • Provide insurance advice, including reviewing extent of coverage under traditional policies and new cyber insurance policies
  • Assist companies with issues regarding notification of breaches or potential insurance policy claims
  • Conduct sophisticated internal investigations
  • Help determine potential source and scope of breach
  • Assess regulatory compliance requirements 
  • Privileged retention of forensic vendors
  • Review notifications and call center response efforts
  • Crisis communication management and the preparation for potential litigation
  • Conduct after-action reviews
  • Engage on behalf of client with Law Enforcement (LE) and other government officials
  • Interaction and advocacy before federal and state regulators and the FTC
  • Litigation support

Cybercrime

Cyber-security experts project the number of hacking attacks and other types of cybercrime will only continue to grow as more facets of life go online.  As the Internet of Things evolves, potential damages from cybercrime expands beyond mere data loss and can indirectly or directly include physical destruction of property, personal injury, and/or  loss of life.

  • Assist in gathering and retaining forensic evidence
  • Assist client response to Ransomware and other data destruction incidents
  • Represent individual clients or classes who seek restitution after suffering harm due to incidents of cybercrime
  • Address legal issues surrounding investigation of and response to APT (advanced persistent threat) incidents

Critical Infrastructure Protection

  • Advise companies seeking government contracts within critical infrastructure sectors on compliance with existing legal requirements relating to critical infrastructure protection
  • Advise companies within critical infrastructure sectors on prospective new regulations emanating from Congress and the Executive Branch
  • Advise security and telecommunications companies seeking to adapt technologies for use by the DOD, DHS, and LE

IT Procurement, Outsourcing, & Export Controls

  • Assist in negotiating transactions involving IT systems and IT-related functions
  • Advise clients on the CFIUS process and cybersecurity 
  • Represent clients before relevant regulatory bodies on cybersecurity issues relating to ITAR, EAR, and OFAC 

Corporate & Commercial Transactions

  • Help address risks in transactions and third-party relationships
  • Global M&A, strategic collaborations, and vendor relationships
  • Protect use and disclosure of sensitive data and crafted data rights
  • Assess risks in deals, draft and negotiate agreements, and develop third-party risk management programs
  • Commercial arbitration

Cybersecurity Public Policy, Counseling, & Advocacy

  • Big Data
  • Drones
  • Cyber Warfare
  • Biometrics
  • Wearables
  • IoT
  • AI
  • Robotica
  • Ed. Tech

Other Information Technology Related Legal Services

OUTSIDE GENERAL COUNSEL SERVICES

  • Commercial Contracts
  • Corporate Governance
  • Human Resources
  • Intellectual Property
  • Pre-litigation Dispute Resolution
  • Acquisition Due Diligence
  • Leases