Month: December 2018

Kaspersky Lab Inc., and the Assessment of Cybersecurity Risk

By Peter F. Johnson, Superior Court of Pennsylvania Late last month, the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia filed its decision in Kaspersky Lab, Inc. v. United States Department of Homeland Security, 18-5176, 2018 WL 6252798 (D.C. Cir. Nov. 30, 2018), upholding a congressional prohibition on the use of Kaspersky Lab
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Pennsylvania Supreme Court Holds Employers Have Duty to Protect Employee Data from Cyberattacks

By Joshua Mooney   As much of the country’s workforce traveled on the Wednesday before the Thanksgiving holiday, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania issued a landmark decision in cybersecurity: under Pennsylvania law, employers have an independent duty to protect employee data from cyberattacks. Specifically, in Dittman v. UPMC, 2018 Pa. LEXIS 6051 (Pa. Nov. 21,
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