News, commentary and conference updates on legal developments that impact corporate risk.
Do your employees “live” your compliance program? Or do they see it as a necessary inconvenience that comes in the form of time-consuming training […]
From LexisNexis: Alternative Fees Arrangements — The Antidote to the ‘Poisonous’ Hourly Rate Paradigm?
The Chief Legal Officer of a $12.4 billion global company thinks the hourly rate is terrible for the attorney-client relationship. It puts attorneys and clients […]
Stefani C Schwartz of Schwartz Simon Edelstein & Celso LLC, an HB speaker alumni, writes about employment under the new president for the LexisNexis […]
Symantec Security Response Team provides valuable insight to Wannacry, where “similarities in code and infrastructure indicate close connection to group that was linked to […]
From LexisNexis: The Future of Mandatory Arbitration Shock: Sides Square Off in Consumer Contracts and Employment Arenas
Written by our own, Tom Hagy, Managing Director, HB Litigation Conferences
Mandatory arbitration clauses. They have been sitting there quietly and often unexamined in thousands or even […]
Episode one of Insurance & Artificial Intelligence: How do AI and internet of things impact the insurance industry? (From Argo Group)
A world of data available today is creating changes in commerce — including the insurance industry.
For those involved in risk assessment, new data techniques […]
From LexisNexis: China’s Internet Banking Industry Exploding — Can They Have Global Success? Can U.S. Companies Have Success in China?
China’s FinTech industry is way ahead in Asia, and the volumes rival some of the world’s biggest banks. The Chinese never really embraced plastic […]
Excerpt from article by Alyssa Newcomb of NBCNews.com
Kidnappings for ransom have been dramatized on television and in the movies and detailed on the new. […]
Excerpt from post by Christine N. Czuprynski of McDonald Hopkins
A malicious phishing virus that impersonated Google Docs was discovered and quickly shut down […]
Excerpt from an article by Thomas Quigley, Communications, Media & Technology, US Practice Leader, Marsh
The mention of disruptive technology risks often spurs a laser […]
Excerpt from the RSA blog:
The focus is growing for the European Union’s forthcoming “General Data Protection Regulation,” or GDPR. As its May 25, 2018 […]
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“Robust defences against cyber intruders and strong processes for eliminating careless or rogue behaviour internally are now the keys to business continuity […]
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When you think “business continuity,” you should think about your data and networks as well as your employees, customers and property. Financial […]
U.S. Regulator Warns of “Evidence” of Global Cyber Assault Occurring Inside the U.S. and Steps Your Company Should Take Against a Ransomware Attack
On Friday, May […]
From ‘Evasive Techniques: An Introduction,’ a 2016 whitepaper from Minvera Labs. The company’s Co-Founder and VP of Research, Omri Moyal, is speaking on the ‘Cloud […]
“Companies greatly fear the impact of rising protectionism and other potential shocks to markets.
Business interruption continues to lead risk rankings as new non-physical damage […]
Warnings and best practices in dealing with e-discovery are outlined in a recent article by Carolyn Purwin Ryan, a partner in Cipriani & Werner’s Philadelphia office. […]
Online and Under Attack: What Every Business Needs To Do Now To Manage Cyber Risk and Win Its Cyber War
In his recently published book, John Farley dives deep into the hacker underworld to provide insight into the ways cyber attacks are carried out and […]
“The success of security teams when combating cyber threats relies on visibility into the environment they must defend. Security teams that do not have […]
The headline writer for Forbes.com didn’t mince words . . .
“2016 Saw an Insane Rise in the Number of Ransomware Attacks”
The article, posted on […]
In his paper — Interdependency Effects on the Electricity Grid Following a ‘Black Sky’ Hazard — Jonathon Monken says the interdependencies of the grid is both […]
In their paper — A Framework for Cyber Security Assessments of Critical Port Infrastructure — authors Jonathon Monken, Daniel Trimble and Alexander F.L. Sand discuss […]
Recipient of ISACA’s CRISC Worldwide Achievement Award
It always lifts me up when I see a good guy do well. Congratulations to our friend, Ben Goodman, […]
HB is proud to announce its collaboration with LexisNexis® on another excellent webinar. This one features Julia Jacobson, a partner with K&L Gates, and Amy […]
One Key to Success: Set Realistic Goals
“It is not possible to eliminate cyber risk entirely throughout a global supply chain. Taking steps to limit […]