Evan D. Wolff is a partner in Crowell & Moring’s Washington, D.C. office where he helps lead the Privacy & Cybersecurity practice. His practice focuses on homeland security, privacy, and data security including chemical security regulatory compliance, SAFETY Act, corporate internal investigations, corporate compliance and governance, congressional investigations, cyber security, and environmental audits. He has significant experience in the area of infrastructure protection and a broad background in the areas of homeland security, environmental regulation and compliance, and national security. Evan also advises companies on computer network security, general security issues, investigation coordination after intrusions, data breaches, and insurance related issues.
By Evan D. Wolff, Harvey Rishikof and Kate M. Growley on Posted in CybersecurityInformation has become foundational in today’s federal and corporate arenas and is increasingly under threat and exploitation. Last month, attorneys from Crowell & Moring’s Privacy & Cybersecurity group lent their voices to WFED/WTOP radio to discuss how the public and private sectors are responding. Listen in here as our colleagues discuss the cyber threat landscape,… Continue Reading
By Kate M. Growley, Maida Oringher Lerner and Evan D. Wolff on Posted in CybersecurityYesterday, the DoD published an Interim Rule that, if finalized as drafted, would expand the already onerous requirements of the DFARS Safeguarding Clause to a broader array of potentially 10,000 defense contractors. Citing “recent high-profile breaches of federal information,” the DoD’s Interim Rule emphasizes the need for clear, effective, and consistent cybersecurity protections in its… Continue Reading
By Evan D. Wolff, Peter B. Miller, Maida Oringher Lerner and Kate M. Growley on Posted in CybersecurityIn conjunction with his remarks at the White House Summit on Cybersecurity at Stanford University earlier this month, President Obama signed Executive Order 13691, entitled “Promoting Private Sector Cybersecurity Information Sharing.” Published in the Federal Register last week, the Order is intended to encourage and facilitate cybersecurity information sharing within the private sector, and also… Continue Reading
By David Bodenheimer, Evan D. Wolff and Kate M. Growley on Posted in CybersecurityAfter a year of development, NIST has released the long-awaited Cybersecurity Framework, which promises to have significant implications for the public and private sectors alike. The final version retains much of the Framework Core set forth in its draft version and provides a blueprint to align cybersecurity efforts, along with the accompanying Roadmap document discussing… Continue Reading