Recent Government Guidelines on Data Breach / Cyber Security

Data Breach

Various federal agencies have been busy this Winter-Spring 2015 issuing various guidelines regarding data breach and cyber security:

DOJ Best Practices for Victim Response and Reporting of Cyber Incidents (April 2015) – drafted “with smaller, less well-resourced organizations in mind…”

Office of National Coordinator for Health Information Technology (April 2015) – for medical professionals, a solid overview of HIPAA, security, and requirements if there is a breach.

SEC Cybersecurity Guidance (April 2015) – proposes a three step (assessment, strategy, policies) process for financial advisers.

Also consider:

NIST Computer Security Incident Handling Guide (2012)

SEC Division of Corporate Finance Disclosure Guidance Topic No. 2 – Cybersecurity (2011)

Searching and Seizing Computers and Obtaining Electronic Evidence in Criminal Investigations (2009)(3d. Ed.)(US Attorney / CCIPS / Office of Legal Education)

Prosecuting Computer Crimes Manual (2d Ed.)(US Attorney et al.)

 

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