Legal BlackBook

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AUGUST 2018
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EDITOR'S NOTE
In the dangerous world of cybersecurity, it’s good to know that resources are available. This month we highlight two organizations that offer lawyers support in the battle against data breaches. ​ READ
David Hechler, Editor-in-Chief
By David Jacoby
and Linda V. Priebe

After all the attention garnered in recent weeks by the EU’s GDPR, there’s another regulation that you may have missed. And with good reason, given that only about 0.2 percent of the U.S. population live in Vermont. But the state’s new, first-of-its-kind law regulating data brokers is likely to have an impact far beyond what that number alone would suggest.  ​ READ
INTERVIEW:
CHRIS COLVIN / IN THE HOUSE
The founder of In The House got religion, in the form of a Harvard certificate, and then he started a cybersecurity working group for his in-house members. Where does he see this going?. READ
INTERVIEW: RUTH HILL BRO / AMERICAN BAR ASSOCIATION

Are women unwelcome in the world of tech? Not at the American Bar Association, says Ruth Hill Bro. And she thinks that there are real opportunities for women who have an interest in cybersecurity—partly because the field is growing so fast. READ
By David Hechler
Several prominent law firms have been hit
with data breaches, prompting understandable anxiety among corporate law departments. Some soul searching has ensued, and law firms seem to be taking cybersecurity quite seriously. Problem solved? Not quite. READ