On August 20, 2021, China’s first comprehensive Personal Information Protection Law (“PIPL”) was passed into law. The Cybersecurity Law, the Data Security Law, and the PIPL of China are the three pillars of China’s data protection framework, which govern cybersecurity, data security, and personal information protection respectively. The Cybersecurity Law largely governs cybersecurity requirements for […]
Partner Kellen Dwyer joined CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” to discuss what he sees in China’s tech crackdown.
As ransomware attacks continue to dominate the news cycle, legislation has recently been introduced in several states that would place limits on certain entities’ ability to pay a ransom payment in the event of a ransomware attack. Although the proposed limits would generally apply to state agencies and other local governmental authorities, certain state proposals […]
On February 24, 2021, President Biden announced a new Executive Order on America’s Supply Chains. The Order provides for two key initiatives, including a 100-day review of the supply chains for certain vital products and a long-term review of supply chains in six different sectors of the U.S. economy, including the information and communications technology […]
On January 27 and 28, 2021, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced two successful operations to disrupt two different strains of malware, Netwalker ransomware and a banking Trojan known as Emotet, which have affected victims around the globe and caused millions of dollars in damage in recent years. The law enforcement actions against Netwalker and […]