BeyondTrust names the 5 deadly sins related to why data breaches occur, and how to fix it; Lauren Reynolds, Rose Law Group litigator focusing on cybersecurity, stresses increased ‘oversight’

By Hayley Ringle | Phoenix Business Journal With so many data breaches originating from the abuse or misuse of privileged credentials, Phoenix-based cybersecurity software provider BeyondTrust Software Inc. has identified the five deadly sins of privileged access management. After surveying nearly 500 IT professionals from around the world during May and June with involvement in privileged access management, BeyondTrust wanted to understand …

How Equifax breach could hurt home sales; Lauren Reynolds, Rose Law Group litigator focusing on cybersecurity, says ‘breach could complicate everything’

RealtorMag The recent Equifax data breach, which exposed the personal information of about 143 million Americans—one of the largest hacks on record—could put home sales at risk. For consumers trying to get a mortgage, the data breach, which compromised people’s Social Security numbers, addresses, and credit card information, could stall their loan approval or put them at risk for having their …

Unlike most industries, drone makers and operators clamor for federal regulation; current regs insufficient, says Lauren Reynolds, Rose Law Group cybersecurity attorney

Leaders seek approval for broader commercial applications, so they buck the trend toward looser government oversight By Andy Pasztor Despite White House directives rolling back regulations affecting most industries, drone proponents are clamoring for more federal rules as the way to open up the skies for unmanned aircraft. The counterintuitive stance stems from the fact that until roughly a year ago, …

How porn can get you fired, sued, exposed and blackmailed; insight provided by Jordan Rose, Rose Law Group founder and president, and Lauren Reynolds, Rose Law Group cybersecurity attorney

By Mike Sunnucks | Phoenix Business Journal Jordan Rose and Lauren Reynolds are seeing a number of new lawsuits being filed in Arizona involving copyright infringement related to purported downloads of movies, pornography and other material online. “Regular people, business leaders, moms are being sued for allegedly illegally downloading movies and pornography from file-sharing programs,” said Rose, managing partner of the Scottsdale law …

Arizona Businesses Under Cyberattack

By Lauren Reynolds, Rose Law Group attorney focusing her practice on cyber security and Dan Gauthier This year, small and medium sized businesses in every state have been exposed to increased security threats, according to a new study by security software company Malwarebytes. These businesses are particularly vulnerable to attack because many do not have a dedicated IT department or IT security staff.  According to the …

Congress considers self-driving vehicle laws

By Lauren Reynolds, Rose Law Group attorney focusing her practice on cyber security and Dan Gauthier, law clerk The potential consequences from lax cybersecurity have been well documented.  One hypothetical scenario garnering specific attention is a hacker being able to remotely control a “smart” vehicle.  In 2015, for example, a pair of “white hat” hackers – or ethical hackers – remotely controlled a …

[VIDEO] Tillerson to shut cyber office in state department reorganization; Rose Law Group litigation attorney Lauren Reynolds, who focuses on privacy and data breach issues, says ‘international cooperation’ vital

By Nick Wadhams and Nafeesa Syeed | Bloomberg Cyber coordinator helped negotiate 2015 pact with China Office will be merged into bureau handling economic affairs Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is shutting down an office that coordinates cyber issues with other countries, according to two people familiar with the plan, in a move that critics said will diminish the U.S. …