Tag Archives: Cyberattacks

Data & Security Legal Update: Russian Cyber-Attacks, and More | Williams Mullen

Activity in the cybersecurity and data protection space continues to pick up as new laws and regulations are enacted in the U.S. and overseas. Highlighted below are five recent developments that could impact your business. President Biden Issues Warning of Potential Russian Cyber-Attacks On March 21, 2022, the White House recommended that U.S. businesses take… Read More »

With Eye to Russia, Biden Administration Asks Companies to Report Cyberattacks

“A lot of the real details are going to have to be worked out in the rule-making process,” said Christopher D. Roberti, the senior vice president for cyber, intelligence and supply chain security policy at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. The law requires the cybersecurity agency to work with companies as it determines the rules,… Read More »

Before Chauvin trial, feds warned of cyberattacks, white supremacist violence

In the months before former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin’s murder trial for the killing of George Floyd, federal authorities warned local officials to beware of potential cyberattacks on government and court computer systems, and the possibility of white supremacist groups traveling to the Twin Cities area to incite racial violence, The warnings, which were… Read More »

Canadian Man Charged in Scheme to Commit Cyberattacks | USAO-AK

ANCHORAGE – A federal indictment unsealed today charges a Canadian national with committing cyberattacks. According to court documents, Matthew Philbert, 31, of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, conspired with others known and unknown to the United States to damage computers, and in the course of that conspiracy did damage a computer belonging to the State of Alaska… Read More »