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The Malicious Use Of AI – Why Those “Black Mirror” Scenarios May Be Closer Than We Think

Developments in artificial intelligence (AI) are proving hugely beneficial for society, both at a commercial and individual level (e.g. face recognition and medical diagnostic technology, route mappers for navigation, robotic pets, cleaners and industrial robots). However, with the advancement of such technology, and the increasing integration of AI into our everyday lives, comes the potential … Continue Reading

European Commission issues a new EU Cybersecurity Strategy

On 13 September 2017, the President of the European Commission, Jean Claude Juncker, announced during his State of the Union address the intention to propose new legislative measures that will boost the cybersecurity resilience within the EU. Following the President’s speech, the European Commission published the following initiatives: a proposal for a Cybersecurity Act Regulation … Continue Reading

In Safetech IoT Settlement, New York Attorney General Outlines Reasonable Security Program

In the first state Attorney General action against a wireless security company for failing to implement adequate security in its Internet of Things (IoT) devices, the New York Attorney General recently settled with wireless lock company Safetech.  According to the settlement, there were alleged security shortcomings despite the fact that the company promised “Privacy When … Continue Reading

Announcing May 3, 2017 Cybersecurity Conference

On May 3, 2017 Elliot Golding, Partner and Cybersecurity expert based in our Washington DC office will be speaking at the American Conference Institutes 8th Annual Advanced Forum on Managed Care Disputes and Litigation.  Elliot will be presenting on ‘Cybersecurity and Service Providers: Strategies for Keeping Compliant when Dealing with Outside Vendors’. He will provide practical advice and best … Continue Reading

New York Revamps Proposed Cybersecurity Regulation for Financial Services and Insurance Entities

On December 28, 2016, the New York Department of Financial Services (“DFS”) published in the State Register a revised proposed cybersecurity regulation (23 NYCRR 500). The deadline to submit comments on this version is January 27, 2017, and the proposed effective date of the regulation is March 1, 2017. This version of the proposed regulation … Continue Reading