Weil Attorneys Address Six Key U.S. and E.U. Cybersecurity Risks

The extensive cybersecurity breaches at major public companies such as Target, Home Depot and JPMorgan Chase have placed cybersecurity issues on the radar of both regulators and the private sector.  Cyber breaches can give rise to regulatory, reputational and enterprise risk.  A recent panel discussion sponsored by the Cross-Border Group considered the current regulatory climate on cybersecurity in both the U.S. and the E.U., and six ways to handle cybersecurity risks.  The discussion was moderated by J.P. Wilson, head of the Cross-Border Group and the speakers included Weil, Gotshal & Manges partners Barry Fishley and Kyle C. Krpata, and counsel Paul A. Ferrillo.  See also “Seven Steps the Legal Department Can Take to Decrease Cybersecurity Risk,” The FCPA Report, Vol. 3, No. 22 (Nov. 5, 2014).

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