Cybersecurity laws are somewhat in their infancy in the U.S., but states are starting to get on board. Our guest Cynthia Brumfield, creator of the Metacurity newsletter and writer of all things cyber, tells us about states getting on board with liability protection for companies that take reasonable actions to secure themselves against threats. What's reasonable and what kind of safe harbor protections will states provide in court? What about data protection laws? And how does the Biden Administration plan to address cybersecurity regulations? We discuss all that and more.
Find Cynthia's article on Safe Harbor laws here: https://www.csoonline.com/article/3613176/states-enact-safe-harbor-laws-against-cyberattacks-but-demand-adoption-of-cybersecurity-frameworks.html
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In our headlines segment, we discuss a trio of ransomware stories, from a cyber insurance firm's targeting, to an inside look at a ransomware attack, to a ransomware cell gone straight.
See the stories:
Policyholders may be the primary target in hack of cyber insurance provider CNA
FatFace pays out $2 million to Conti ransomware gang
Ransomware admin is refunding victims their ransom payments
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