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David Laing

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Industry Collaborations on Cybersecurity: Protecting Against Antitrust Violations

Posted in Cybersecurity / Data Security, Government Agencies
As we near the one-year anniversary of the now infamous Target breach, more and more companies are coming to grips with the new reality that computer crime is a cost of doing business. Facing mounting pressure from customers and regulators alike, many are scrambling to find new ways to avoid becoming victims. In the most… Continue Reading

DOJ and FTC Pave the Way for Greater Cyber Information Sharing in the Private Sector

Posted in Cybersecurity / Data Security, Government Agencies
In coordination with Crowell & Moring Antitrust partner David Laing — Evan Wolff, Liz Blumenfeld, and I have recently published an article in the BNA Antitrust & Trade Regulation Report entitled “DOJ and FTC Help Pave the Way For Greater Cyber Information Sharing in the Private Sector.” Our article focuses on the DOJ and FTC’s… Continue Reading

DOJ and FTC State that Antitrust is Not a Roadblock to Cybersecurity Information Sharing

Posted in Cybersecurity / Data Security, Government Agencies
The Department of Justice and the Federal Trade Commission on April 10 issued Antitrust Policy Statement on Sharing of Cybersecurity Information, a joint policy statement that provides critical infrastructure industries the clarity they need to share cybersecurity information among themselves to combat cyber threats without violating the antitrust laws those agencies enforce. The agencies note… Continue Reading