25 07, 2023

Understanding Evolving Data Breach Reporting Obligations and Your Insurance Coverage

By |2023-07-24T15:58:05-05:00July 25, 2023|@PLUS, Cyber, Guest Blog, PL Insurance|0 Comments

Any lawyer, consultant, and insurance provider involved in the cybersecurity field should be deeply familiar with personal data breach reporting obligations. In particular, every U.S. state has enacted a data breach notification law that requires organizations to provide notice of certain types of data privacy incidents to the individuals whose personal data has been compromised. The federal government has also imposed similar obligations on businesses within certain sectors (e.g., health care, financial). These laws are based on the common understanding that the earlier an organization notifies individuals that their personal data has been compromised, the earlier the individuals can implement [...]

19 07, 2021

Kaseya Data Breach is Another Signal to Cyber Underwriters about the Dangers of Ransomware Attacks

By |2021-07-19T14:18:54-05:00July 19, 2021|@PLUS, Guest Blog, PL Insurance|0 Comments

David Shannon, Esq., chairs both the Privacy and Data Security Practice Group and the Intellectual Property, Technology and Media Litigation Practice Group at Marshall Dennehey Warner Coleman & Goggin. He concentrates a substantial portion of his practice on privacy law, data breaches, intellectual property, copyright and trademark infringement, as well as trade secret, trade dress technology and media related litigation. He may be reached at djshannon@mdwcg.com. In early July, Kaseya, a software supplier based in Miami, Florida, was the victim of a sophisticated ransomware attack. This attack was even more damaging because the hackers targeted an IT management software supply [...]

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