Category: Data Breach

ABA Issues New Cybersecurity Ethics Rules for Lawyers

By Gwenn Barney, White and Williams LLP   Lawyers are advisors and advocates. Clients trust lawyers to preserve secrets, confidential matters that when disclosed could cause financial or reputational damage. A significant element of legal representation involves safe-guarding these confidences competently and also acting responsibly if an unauthorized disclosure occurs.   Law firms are prime
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Does the Fifth Circuit’s Decision in Spec’s Suggest a Breach for Cyber Coverage Into Other Insurance?

By Joshua Mooney and Andrew Lipton, White and Williams LLP   Despite the existence of cybersecurity insurance, companies still seek coverage for cyber liability under various types of other insurance. Carriers, in turn, rely upon broad exclusions to limit coverage for risks never intended to be insured. One such broad exclusion is for contractual liability. However,
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