Firm Memoranda

Cybersecurity Developments and the Growing Role of Senior Executives and Directors

Date: 08/31/15

From the 2013 Target Corporation breach to this year’s attacks on Primera Blue Cross and American Airlines Group Inc., the issue of cybersecurity has emerged at the forefront of risks to be confronted by corporations across a spectrum of industries. Given the catastrophic risks and consequences that have emerged from recent cyberattacks and the litigation, regulatory, and enforcement trends that are driving the evolution of relevant legal standards, both senior executives and directors should be proactive in their oversight and monitoring of the implementation and continued refinement of their company’s cybersecurity controls and processes.

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