The Senate Energy Committee recently passed the Protecting Resources On The Electric Grid with Cybersecurity Technology Act (the “PROTECT Act”). As a result of the PROTECT Act, electric utility companies will receive incentives from the federal government to boost their cybersecurity technology. Temple Law alum Alan M. Seltzer (LAW ’78) provides some context for the passage of the PROTECT Act.
A recent lawsuit that the Los Angeles City Attorney filed over data collection by the Weather Channel mobile application emphasizes the importance of privacy disclosures and may represent a new front in data privacy litigation. The suit, which names the IBM-owned The Weather Channel Product and Technology, LLC (“TWC”) as the defendant, alleges that the
By its title, this article might appear to imply that the creation of a culture of compliance is an illusory thing. While the conclusion is not quite so simple, the title does suggest that achieving a sustainable sense of compliance within any corporate culture is one that requires a continuously evolving effort to establish and
On October 16, 2018, the SEC released a “Report of Investigation” calling for public companies to reassess their internal accounting controls “in light of emerging risks, including risks arising from cyber-related frauds.” In particular, the report focuses on certain types of “business email compromises” (BECs), in which a bad actor uses spoofed or compromised email