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Recent Indictment of Anthem Hackers Serves as a Reminder of the Importance of Rigorous Workforce Cybersecurity Training, Incident Response Plans and Formalized Security Programs

On May 9, 2019, the United States Department of Justice announced the indictment of two Chinese Nationals as members of a sophisticated hacking group responsible for the hack of Anthem, Inc. and other unnamed U.S. based large technology, communications and basic materials companies. The hack resulted in the breach of personally identifiable information of over 78 million individuals held by Anthem and the theft of confidential business information from the victimized organizations. The indictment provides a roadmap to advanced hacking attacks regularly faced by technology, healthcare and infrastructure organizations with valuable data to protect. The indictment serves as a reminder that organizations subject to advanced persistent threat from organized hacking groups should adopt a defense in depth strategy including workforce cybersecurity training, vulnerability scanning, network monitoring and comprehensive incident response plans to thwart or mitigate these attacks. These protective countermeasures should be part of the organization’s formalized information security program.

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Bob Butters contributes to article in Chicago Lawyer on cloud computing

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Robert Butters

Arnstein & Lehr Chicago Partner Robert D. Butters contributes to article in Chicago Lawyer on cloud computing for Chicago Lawyer magazine. The article, “Demystifying the Cloud” was published in the August issue. Cloud computing is a virtual file cabinet that a person may access at any time, from anywhere. The main concern many law firms have with utilizing cloud computing is client privacy. Mr. Butters offers his thoughts regarding the issue and other issues with cloud computing.

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Cloud computing for hoteliers

This article was originally published in Hotel-industry.co.uk.  

When it comes to advancements in cloud computing, hoteliers remain unsure about the benefits and the risks. Anthony Lee, partner at Fladgate LLP, sets out exactly what hoteliers need to know about this new technology.

How is the hotel industry currently using cloud computing?

In broad terms, cloud computing means using remote computers (as opposed to local machines) to host software and store data which can then be accessed over the internet or other data network (i.e. the “cloud”). More…

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