Yesterday, the UK National Cyber Security Centre and Canada’s Communications Security Establishment released an advisory linking APT29 (also known as, ‘the Dukes’ or ‘Cozy Bear’) to attacks against COVID-19 vaccine development in Canada, the US and the UK. The Advisory stated that APT29 is “almost certainly part of the Russian intelligence services.” APT29/Cozy Bear was […]
About Larry Sommerfeld
Lawrence (Larry) Sommerfeld is a partner on Alston & Bird’s Privacy & Data Security and Cybersecurity Preparedness & Response teams. As an assistant U.S. attorney, he led the Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Unit and investigated and prosecuted the leaders of one of the most sophisticated and coordinated cyber intrusions ever perpetrated. Larry was invited to join the Department of Justice’s Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property Working Group, where he advised the DOJ on developing technology and intellectual property issues, and potential legislation.