Ransomware is a type of malicious attack where attackers encrypt an organization’s data and demand payment to restore access. In some instances, attackers may also steal an organization’s information and demand an additional payment in return for not disclosing the information to authorities, competitors, or the public. This Ransomware Profile identifies the Cybersecurity Framework Version 1.1 security objectives that support preventing, responding to, and recovering from ransomware events.
Increased interest in levels of M&A activity resulted in the Bureau of Competition’s Premerger Notification Office (PNO) publishing of monthly figures for Hart-Scott-Rodino (HSR) Act transactions. The latest monthly update from the PNO is for August 2021 and noted 369 reported transactions. This is the highest number of monthly reported transactions in any month of August between FY 2010 and FY 2021. It is also the second-highest number of reported transactions in any month since October 2010.
According to a recent announcement, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has a new position on an important factor in determining whether a transaction must be reported under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Act. That factor being whether debt repayment at closing counts in determining the value of a transaction.
According to an announcement from the Data Protection Commission of Ireland (DPC), on 28 July 2021, the European Data Protection Board (EDPB) adopted a binding decision and this decision was notified to the DPC. This decision contained a clear instruction that required the DPC to reassess and increase its proposed fine on the basis of a number of factors contained in the EDPB’s decision and following this reassessment the DPC has imposed a fine of €225 million on WhatsApp.
According to the new European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA) report – Threat Landscape for Supply Chain Attacks, which analyzed 24 recent attacks, strong security protection is no longer enough for organizations when attackers have already shifted their attention to suppliers.
According to the announcement, the aim of the new data adequacy partnership planning is to move quickly and creatively to develop global partnerships which will make it easier for UK organizations to exchange data with important markets and fast-growing economies. These new partnerships will build on the existing 42 adequacy arrangements the UK has in place with countries around the world.
According to to Adam Clammer, Chief Executive Officer of TWC Tech Holdings, “Cellebrite’s technology enables its customers to protect the public and safeguard assets with efficiency and transparency. We believe Cellebrite is well-positioned to capture the opportunities ahead and increase its share of the large and growing Digital Intelligence market as it transitions to the public markets.”
Packaged services may help legal technology providers bridge the gap between traditional hourly consulting offerings and fully managed services. They may also provide a strong opportunity to create additional sales entry points and potential new revenue streams by making access to current consulting offerings easier to understand, easier to evaluate, and easier to purchase.
According to the Morgan Lewis update on China’s Personal Information Protection Law (PIPL), the impact on foreign companies and overseas parent companies of Chinese subsidiaries that process personal information collected from the Chinese market will be significant, as the data collected in China will now be subject to the various personal information protection requirements under the PIPL.
According to the media release, the acquisition of ESI Analyst affirms CloudNine’s recent announcement to invest in the development of additional, high value product offerings for its customers and the broader market to reduce costs and risk. The media release also shared that CloudNine will further its commitment to invest in solving customer challenges across the EDRM lifecycle through acquisition and hiring 50% more headcount.