Jim Halpert, a partner based in Washington, DC, co-chairs DLA Piper’s US Cybersecurity practice and co-chairs the Global Data Protection, Privacy and Security practice. He helped draft the NACD Cyber-Risk Oversight Handbook and most of the state data security and breach notice laws in the US. Reach him at email@example.com. This article first appeared in DLA Piper’s Intellectual Property and Technology News (US) Q1, 2015.
Cybersecurity has become a top-tier risk for U.S. and multinational organizations. It is only a matter of time before a determined hacker will penetrate your organization’s system and successfully exfiltrate some data. (Indeed, this has most likely already happened, even if you are told it has not.)