Does Pakistan’s First Cybersecurity Policy Go Far Enough?

Irina Baranova

Pakistan falls among the developing countries that have recently experienced the fast-growing application of information and communication technologies, particularly the internet. According to Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) data, the country’s internet penetration rate stands at 52.60 percent as of April 2022. Internet usage saw a surge following the accelerated shift […]

Demian Ahn Joins Wilson Sonsini’s Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice

Irina Baranova

Ahn Joins Wilson Sonsini’s Washington, D.C., Office After Serving as A Leading Federal Cybercrime Prosecutor Contact:Kelsey DellovoBaretz+Brunelle339.223.0961 [email protected] PALO ALTO, CA (May 24, 2022) – Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, the premier provider of legal services to technology, life sciences, and growth enterprises worldwide, announced today that Demian Ahn has joined […]

Ice Miller Cybersecurity Law Snapshot: Settlement in Cybersecurity-Related False Claims Act Case, Europe Releases Hardened Directives, and CISA Warns of Looming Cyberattacks

Irina Baranova

Aerojet Offers Insight into the Financial and Legal Risks of Cybersecurity in DFARS On April 26, Aerojet Rocketdyne settled the first-of-its-kind cybersecurity-focused False Claims Act (FCA) case for $9 million dollars, in addition to other undisclosed payments. As we mentioned in a previous Cybersecurity Law Snapshot, United States ex rel. […]

U.S. Senate Unanimously Passes Cybersecurity Legislation

Irina Baranova

Related Practices & Jurisdictions On March 2, 2022, the Senate unanimously passed the Strengthening American Cybersecurity Act of 2022 (“SACA” or the “Bill”). The Bill is now with the House of Representatives for a vote and, if passed, will be sent to President Biden’s desk for signature. Introduced by Senators Rob Portman […]

New Cybersecurity Law Will Require Cyber-Incident Reporting for Critical Infrastructure | Alston & Bird

Irina Baranova

In the wake of widespread ransomware attacks, the newly enacted Strengthening American Cybersecurity Act will require “covered entities” to report data breaches to federal regulators. Our Privacy, Cyber & Data Strategy Team answers pressing questions about the new law. What companies and industries are covered? What types of cyber-incidents must […]