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Posted in Cybersecurity & Data Breaches, News & Events

Hogan Lovells Partner Testifies in US House of Representatives on Cybersecurity and Privacy

On April 25, Hogan Lovells partner Harriet Pearson testified before the US House of Representatives on the relationship between cybersecurity and privacy in business. The Subcommittee on Cybersecurity, Infrastructure Protection, and Security Technologies of the House Committee on Homeland Security held a hearing on “Striking the Right Balance: Protecting our Nation’s Critical Infrastructure from Cyber Attack and Ensuring Privacy and Civil Liberties” to examine existing privacy protections and learn more about potential improvements. Pearson first outlined several cybersecurity-related measures that may require access to personal information, and thus potentially implicate privacy concerns. Pearson then offered her views on steps business and government can take to incorporate respect for privacy into enhanced cybersecurity.

Posted in Cybersecurity & Data Breaches, News & Events

Hogan Lovells Sponsors Inaugural Cybersecurity Law Institute in Washington, DC

With cybersecurity now ranked as the top concern for general counsel and corporate board members, and with the regulatory and legislative landscape so active (e.g., the House’s passage of CISPA and the President’s Executive Order), Hogan Lovells is proud to be a sponsor of the inaugural Cybersecurity Law Institute, to be held at the Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, DC, on May 22–23, 2013.

Posted in International/EU Privacy, News & Events

Hogan Lovells Launches Coalition for Privacy and Free Trade: Former EU Ambassador to US, Former US Trade Representative and Former White House Privacy Lead Involved

Hogan Lovells today announced the formation of the Coalition for Privacy and Free Trade. The formation of the new coalition follows the announcement by President Obama that the United States and the European Union soon will commence negotiations for a Transatlantic Free Trade Agreement (formally, the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)), and Japan’s announcement of its […]

Posted in Cybersecurity & Data Breaches, News & Events

Podcast Interview with Harriet Pearson on Cybersecurity Issues

The February 21 edition of The Corporate Counsel.Net blog presents an audio interview with Hogan Lovells partner Harriet Pearson in which the following topics are addressed: Why cybersecurity is a hot topic for lawyers now, and not just IT staff. The signficance of recent interactions on this topic between Senator Rockefeller and the CEOs of the […]

Posted in Cybersecurity & Data Breaches, News & Events

February 28 Webcast on How To Handle a Cyber-Attack and the Implications of New Executive Order on Cybersecurity

On February 28, Hogan Lovells will present a timely and complimentary program:  “Hacked? What’s Next? Handling Cybersecurity Breaches in 2013.”  Cybersecurity experts have said it is not a matter of “if” but “when” a company will have to address a security breach. With regulations tightening in Europe and in the United States, the responsibility for handling and preventing these […]

Posted in Cybersecurity & Data Breaches

Upcoming Cybersecurity Webinar to Feature Hogan Lovells Partner

On November 28, Bloomberg BNA is hosting a ninety-minute program on “Cybersecurity: The Corporate Counsel’s Agenda.” The webinar will review the latest cybersecurity developments, existing laws and enforcement initiatives, the post-election cybersecurity legislation landscape, and tips for what in-house counsel should be doing to manage cyber risk. Hogan Lovells partner Harriet Pearson will participate on […]