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Listen to a sneak peek on our upcoming CISO Roundtable: Unprecedented Times

Host and moderator Joey Johnson, CISO of Premise Health, will be joined by leading healthcare CISOs Hussein Syed of RWJBarnabas Health and Anahi Santiago of ChristianaCare as they discuss the unique challenges they face as they support frontline and remote medical workers as well as the myriad of other personnel and people. As you’ll hear from Joey in this preview, he will talk about how they are facilitating and securing a…

COVID-19 and the Digital Pandemic

by Angel T. Redoble* and Francisco Ashley L. Acedillo** Introduction In May 2019, a Chinese government-sponsored hacking group was reported to be targeting unidentified entities across the Philippines. By year’s end 2019, the Philippines was ranked number 12 among the top 20 countries where users face the greatest risk of online infection. One anti-malware company…

Scraping By – California Court Limits Use of Computer Crime Statute for High Volume Scraping

When you “access” a website, what are you authorized to do? And how would you know what is “authorized?” The federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, 18 USC 1030 makes it a crime to “access” a “computer” “without authorization,” and further makes it a crime to “exceed authorization” to access a computer. Courts and computer…

DR/BCP – TL:DR – Preparing for the Wrong Disaster is Better than Not Preparing At All

In the wake of the SARS CoViD-19 pandemic, news organizations have been interviewing so-called “preppers” – survivalists who have been preparing for some natural or man-made disaster by hoarding shelf-stabilized food, guns, underground bunkers, water, and backup electricity. The preppers are taking a victory lap essentially saying, “we told you so.” Not quite. You see,…