Tag Archives: information sharing

Virginia Launches First State-Level Information Sharing and Analysis Organization

On April 20, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced that the state is establishing the nation’s first state-level Information Sharing and Analysis Organization (“ISAO”), intended to enhance the voluntary sharing of critical cybersecurity threat information in order to confront and prevent potential cyberattacks. In the face of recent high-profile data breaches affecting both private and public … Continue Reading

Cybersecurity Executive Order and CISPA to Solve Cyber Threat?

On February 12, the executive order “Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity” was issued, accompanied by a Presidential Policy Directive as well as a mention from President Obama in the State of the Union address. Similar to the previously discussed November 2012 draft, the executive order addresses: improvements in information sharing between the public and private sectors; … Continue Reading

SEC Regs Amended To Allow Hedge Funds To Advertise: Potential Data Privacy Implications

This post was also written by Alexandra Poe and Frederick Lah. Last week, the SEC proposed amendments to Rule 506 of Reg D to lift a long-standing ban on advertising for hedge funds and certain other investments. Over the course of the next few weeks, Reed Smith will be releasing a series of blog posts about the various … Continue Reading