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Risks Posed by Third Party Vendors Increasingly a Challenge for Businesses

Posted in Cybersecurity
This week it was reported that Indian police arrested four people accused of leaking a pre-release episode of the blockbuster HBO show, “Game of Thrones.”  The leak is supposedly the result of employees from a Mumbai-based company that stores and processes the series for the Indian streaming website Hotstar. These arrests—which appear unrelated to the… Continue Reading

SEC to Focus on Corporate Cybersecurity Risks in 2014

Posted in Cybersecurity
On January 9, the Securities & Exchange Commission (“SEC”) released its National Examination Priorities (“NEP”) for 2014 and once again identified cybersecurity as a heightened risk that the agency intends to scrutinize as part of its mission to protect investors.  The NEP identifies technology — specifically, companies’ governance and supervision of IT systems, information security, and… Continue Reading