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“DOJ Has Some Cybersecurity Do’s and Don’ts,”
Corporate Counsel

May 6, 2015

In an article published in Corporate Counsel on May 6, 2015, David Katz, a partner and leader of the Nelson Mullins Privacy and Information Security Practice, discusses the suggestions for victim response and reporting breaches that was recently released by the U.S. Department of Justice. This document should not be mistaken for a comprehensive cybersecurity plan for organizations, however. That has to be a bespoke plan crafted by the company, its counsel, and other stakeholders. “Often, the creation of these types of programs requires experienced expertise in order to advance these programs internally and to advise on the risk, legal, and regulatory issues that arise during the investigation and planning stages of this effort,” Mr. Katz said. “General counsel are wise to solicit outside help as they begin to digest this guidance and seek to implement it within their own organizations.” The full article can be read here.