Tag Archives: Department of Justice (DOJ)

DOJ Issues Data Breach Guidance

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On Wednesday, April 29, 2015, the Department of Justice Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section (CCIPS) Cybersecurity Unit issued new, detailed guidance on data breach incident response best practices.  The document was announced at an invitation-only round table hosted by DOJ and provides guidance on what DOJ regards as “best practices for victims and potential victims to address the risk of data breaches, before, during and after cyber-attacks and intrusions.”  The document was prepared with input from federal prosecutors as well as private sector companies that experienced cybersecurity [...] Read more

DOJ to Host Cybersecurity Roundtable on Data Breaches

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On April 29, 2015, the Department of Justice’s Criminal Division will host a cybersecurity industry roundtable on data breaches. The event, which will include audience question and answer sessions, will focus on a range of recent industry developments. The event will feature a discussion of cybersecurity from the national security perspective by John P. Carlin, Assistant Attorney General in the National Security Division; a conversation on government-industry interaction featuring James C. Trainor, Acting Assistant Director of the Cyber Division at the FBI, and Stuart J. Tryon, Special Agent [...] Read more

Kim Peretti Interviewed in FierceGovernmentIT Q&A Session

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Kim Peretti, co-chair of the firm’s Security Incident Management & Response Team and former senior litigator for DOJ’s Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section, was interviewed in a Q&A session with FierceGovernmentIT titled “China Cyber Espionage Charges Provide ‘Missing Part of the Puzzle.'”   Peretti discussed the significance of the indictment against the individuals in China’s People’s Liberation Army for stealing trade secrets from American companies, and touched on the fact that the United States has shown its ability [...] Read more

WATCH: Kim Peretti Interviewed by WSJ Live, “Five Chinese Military Accused of Hacking U.S. Firms”

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Kim Peretti, co-chair of the firm’s Security Incident Management & Response Team, was interviewed by Wall Street Journal Live on the impact of the U.S. Department of Justice announcing charges against five Chinese military workers, accusing them of hacking several U.S. companies for trade secrets. Attorney General Eric Holder announced Monday, May 19 this first-of-its-kind criminal case alleging economic espionage against a foreign government official. Peretti, a former senior litigator for the Justice Department’s Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section, believes [...] Read more