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Part 1: The Cybersecurity Threat Landscape [Video]

In Part 1 of an S4x40 video on Cybersecurity Law and GovernanceLisa Sotto, Chair of Hunton Andrews Kurth’s Privacy and Cybersecurity practice, speaks to cyber risk as one of the top risk issues for senior executives in the current digital landscape. Threat actors such as nation states, organized crime and hacktivists target systems through threat vectors such as phishing attacks to gain access to the “treasure trove of data” that companies maintain. Sotto explains how threat actors commonly use exploits such as cyber extortion, ransomware and doxing as a means of intimidating companies to give in to their demands. Given the fragmented nature of state and federal security laws, and myriad privacy rules, Sotto discusses how companies can help ensure compliance while keeping data safe from cyber criminals.

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In today’s digital economy, companies face unprecedented challenges in managing privacy and cybersecurity risks associated with the collection, use and disclosure of personal information about their customers and employees. The complex framework of global legal requirements impacting the collection, use and disclosure of personal information makes it imperative that modern businesses have a sophisticated understanding of the issues if they want to effectively compete in today’s economy.

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP’s privacy and cybersecurity practice helps companies manage data and...

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