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Hogan Lovells Partner Highlights How Boards and Management Can Prepare for a Cybersecurity Breach

Corporate boards and senior management are more focused than ever before on cyber incident prevention and preparedness. Recently thecorporatecounsel.net, an influential resource for corporate governance lawyers, addressed this topic in a program entitled “Cybersecurity: Working the Calm Before the Storm,” describing what the board’s and senior management can do to prepare for the inevitable cybersecurity breach The program featured Hogan Lovells Partner Harriet Pearson.

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2014 Intelligence Authorization Act Requires Contractors to Report Cybersecurity Breaches

On Monday, 7 July, the president signed into law the Intelligence Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2014, which requires intelligence contractors with security clearances to promptly report network and information system penetrations and provide government investigators access to such systems. This new statutory cybersecurity reporting requirement for cleared intelligence contractors is largely consistent with a reporting requirement applicable to cleared U.S. Department of Defense contractors under the National Defense Authorization Act for FY 2013.