Are states taking cybersecurity seriously enough? They should be, says Rose Law Group litigator Evan Bolick

Only one has a cabinet-level official dedicated to the issue By Katherine Barrett & Richard Greene | Governing magazine A spike in cyberattacks in recent months has left state and local governments reeling. Baltimore faces more than $18 million in losses following a May ransomware attack. Several Florida cities were hit in June. And Los Angeles police data was hacked …

How AI can help stop cyberattacks; Logan Elia, Rose Law Group Chairman of Cyber-Law Department, ‘excited’ about AI’s future

As hackers get smarter and more determined, artificial intelligence is going to be an important part of the solution By Adam Janofsky | The Wall Street Journal As corporations struggle to fight off hackers and contain data breaches, some are looking to artificial intelligence for a solution. They’re using machine learning to sort through millions of malware files, searching for …

U.S., U.K. warn of Russian cyberattacks to private homes; ‘raises the stakes,’ says Rose Law Group Cybersecurity, Privacy and Emerging Technologies Chairman Troy Roberts

RealtorMag The U.S. and Britain have issued a warning about Russian cyberattacks that could extend to individual homes. The warning was the first of its kind, The New York Times reports. The warning extends to possible cyberattacks to government and private organizations in both countries as well. The countries are asking the public to upgrade passwords and computer security to make themselves …

Governor Ducey Forms Arizona Cybersecurity Team; Governor’s office grasps importance of emerging technology and adaptation, says Troy Roberts, Rose Law Group Chairman of Cybersecurity

(Editor’s note: News releases are published as submitted unless they contain errors of fact.) PHOENIX – Governor Doug Ducey today issued an executive order to create the Arizona Cybersecurity Team (ACT), a diverse team of experts from state, local, and federal government, the private sector, and higher education to work together to protect Arizonans from a cyber attack. Government, businesses, …

Rose Law Group names Troy Roberts as Chairman of Cybersecurity, Privacy and Emerging Technologies

Roberts Hiring Comes as New Drone Bills Hit the State Capital for Debate Scottsdale based Rose Law Group pc is proud to announce litigator Troy Roberts will join the growing Cyberlaw department as Chairman of Cybersecurity, Privacy and Emerging Technologies. Roberts brings expertise in drone and privacy laws to the department. “Troy is an incredible addition to our Cyberlaw department …

Legislatures waking up about ‘scary’ cyber crime; a word of caution for Internet users from Lauren Reynolds who practices cyberlaw

By Heide Brandes | Bridge Tower Media Newswires As the use of Internet technology continues to grow across the globe, so do the attempts to access devices through spam, invasive viruses, hacking and other criminal activities. In turn, federal and state laws are created to keep computers, personal information and sensitive data safe from computer crime. Nationwide, states are focusing …

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 …

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 …

Rose Law Group’s Lauren Reynolds cited for cybersecurity work

Rose Law Group’s Lauren Reynolds cited for cybersecurity work By Mike Sunnucks | Phoenix Business Journal Arizona law firms are bolstering their technology prowess as cybersecurity, patent trolls, venture capital and other issues revolving around intellectual property, malware and innovation come to the forefront. Another Phoenix firm is adding to its litigation prowess with the addition of a veteran trial …

Survey: Real estate businesses lacking in information security; they should proactively protect this information, says Lauren Reynolds, Rose Law Group litigation attorney who focuses on privacy and data breach issues

RISMedia Few real estate businesses have policies in place for handling confidential information—information about clients, namely—and even less understand legal requirements about housing and/or trashing sensitive information, according to a recently released survey. Per findings from the Shred-it Information Security Tracker Survey, conducted by Ipsos, 26 percent of real estate businesses have no formal procedure for managing personal information on …