Bloomberg BNA Publishes Akin Gump Cyber Team Article on Liability Risks in 2016

Bloomberg BNA’s Privacy and Security Law Report has published the article “Cybersecurity Liability Risks in 2016,” written by Akin Gump partners Natasha Kohne, Michelle Reed and David Turetsky, who head the firm’s cybersecurity, privacy and data protection practice.

With data breaches continuing to dominate the headlines, the article summarizes the authors’ views on the hottest issues in liability exposure for 2016. They include:

  • Class action and other litigation risk;
  • regulatory risk; and
  • director liability.

Kohne, Reed and Turetsky write that companies “need to keep up with the threats, their risks and the law, including expanding views of their obligations.” They also must continue to be vigilant both before and after data breaches to limit long-term harm.

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