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By Securities Docket on January 11, 2021, 12:36 pm
Incident Response Forum Ransomware 2021 panelists offer their “One Big Thing” to take away from this year’s event.
By Securities Docket on January 8, 2021, 10:03 am
Embattled software firm SolarWinds is following an increasingly common move for organizations that suffer a serious security failure or data breach: Call in experienced, high-profile crisis experts to advise and help rebuild. Texas-based SolarWinds has hired Chris Krebs – the former U.S. government cybersecurity czar who was fired by President Donald Trump after he stated […]
By Securities Docket on September 21, 2020, 10:34 am
Incident Response Forum Europe 2020 panelists offer their “One Big Thing” to take away from this year’s event.
By Securities Docket on August 10, 2020, 9:09 am
Mullen Coughlin LLC proudly announces three lateral partner hires, further geographic growth, and the expansion of its home office. Founded in 2016 with thirteen attorneys, Mullen Coughlin is now fifty-six attorneys strong, including three recent lateral partner hires. Lynda Jensen and Kevin Mekler, leaders of the Nelson Mullins’ data privacy team, bring their experience from […]
By Securities Docket on July 29, 2020, 11:41 am
FTI Consulting, Inc. (NYSE: FCN) today announced the appointment of seven professionals in the Cybersecurity practice in London and Seoul, South Korea, continuing the firm’s investment in talent globally to help clients address complex cyber challenges. The appointments include Senior Managing Director Patrick MacGloin, Managing Director Paul Reilly, Senior Director David Harvey, Directors Stephen Deutsch […]
By Securities Docket on July 8, 2020, 9:03 am
DLA Piper announced today that Ronald Plesco has joined the firm’s Intellectual Property and Technology practice as a partner in Philadelphia. Plesco, a former prosecutor, is an internationally known information security and privacy attorney with more than 20 years of experience in cyber investigations, privacy, threat intelligence, information assurance, identity management, cyber threats and cyber-enabled […]
By Securities Docket on June 28, 2020, 9:52 am
Booz Allen Hamilton (NYSE: BAH) today announced that Kevin Richards, former global head of cyber risk consulting for global insurance broker Marsh, and Tony Sharp, a former vice president of information security at FedEx, have joined Booz Allen as leaders in the firm’s Commercial business. via Two Senior Commercial Cyber Leaders Join Booz Allen | […]
By Securities Docket on June 19, 2020, 7:50 am
Global law firm Norton Rose Fulbright today announced that Will Daugherty, a data protection, privacy and cybersecurity lawyer with a focus on risk mitigation, incident response and compliance, has joined as a partner in its Houston office. Previously a partner with BakerHostetler, Daugherty counsels clients on all aspects of preparing for and responding to data […]
By Securities Docket on June 16, 2020, 9:10 am
Director Christopher Wray has named James A. Dawson as the special agent in charge of the Criminal and Cyber Division of the Washington Field Office. Mr. Dawson most recently served as the special agent in charge of the Mission Services Division in the same office. Mr. Dawson joined the FBI as a special agent in […]
By Securities Docket on June 9, 2020, 7:29 am
Despite GC appointments bouncing back after a dismal April, high-profile in-house legal department cuts may leave some in-house attorneys uneasy. However, lawyers with a data privacy or cybersecurity background should take some solace in the growing in-house need for attorneys with their experience. As all companies’ risk expands with the enactment of new privacy regulations, […]
By Securities Docket on February 7, 2020, 10:10 am
Cybersecurity Docket welcomes your nominations for our ‘IR 30’ for 2019 — the 30 best and brightest Incident Response legal and compliance professionals in the industry.
By Securities Docket on February 5, 2020, 9:25 am
Orrick has boosted its London cybersecurity capability with the hire of Keily Blair and James Lloyd from Big Four accountants PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) as partners. Blair, who headed up PwC’s contentious data protection practice, has experience gained at fellow US law firm Morrison & Foerster (MoFo) as well as magic circle law firm Allen & Overy, where […]
By Securities Docket on January 23, 2020, 9:41 am
Debevoise & Plimpton LLP announced today that Avi Gesser has joined the firm’s New York office as a partner in the Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Group and the White Collar & Regulatory Defense Group. via Avi Gesser Joins Debevoise as Partner in the Cybersecurity and White Collar Groups | Debevoise & Plimpton LLP.
By Securities Docket on December 23, 2019, 1:11 pm
Turnover in the federal government is normal, and cybersecurity professionals, in particular, have plenty of outside career options should they choose to leave. But taken together, the departures by high-level cybersecurity officials in the last half of 2019 amount to more than just the expected churn of government officials — they signify the systematic decimation […]
By Securities Docket on December 16, 2019, 9:53 am
A senior federal cybersecurity official who left her post in November will join Google as a senior executive next month, adding to the list of federal employees who have jumped to the search giant. Jeanette Manfra, the former assistant director for cybersecurity for the Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, will become […]