Update: We are monitoring the COVID-19 situation and, like many of you, re-assessing our in-person gatherings and events over the next few months. As an immediate step, we have decided to postpone our London Breakfast Meeting and will circulate details of a webinar on this topic shortly. We thank you for your understanding.

On March 17, 2020, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP will host a breakfast briefing in our London office, with guest speakers from Deloitte’s Cyber Breach Support team, to explore UK and EU cyber enforcement trends and discuss the current cybersecurity threat environment. In the face of record-breaking fines handed out by the regulators, securing networks, hardening systems, and protecting data from cyber attacks is becoming ever more critical. Understanding common cyber threats, including the attack vectors, how they work, and how they can be detected, is key to working with IT security colleagues to protect an organization from cyber attacks and respond to incidents.
Continue Reading London Breakfast Briefing: Lessons Learned from Recent UK/EU Enforcement Action and Understanding Cybersecurity Threats

In the final segment of our three-part podcast series by Never Stop Learning, Hunton partner Lisa Sotto and Eric Friedberg of Stroz Friedberg and Aon’s Cyber Solutions Group discuss practical solutions in preparing for a cyber incident.
Continue Reading NSL Podcast Series: Part 3 Betting on a Breach – How to Prepare for the Inevitable

In part two of our podcast by Never Stop Learning, Hunton partner Lisa Sotto and Eric Friedberg of Stroz Friedberg and Aon’s Cyber Solutions Group discuss the fragmented nature of data security law in the U.S. and abroad, and explore the timeline of a breach event.
Continue Reading NSL Podcast Series: Part 2 on the U.S. “Patchwork Quilt of Regulation” and the Timeline of a Breach

In a recent podcast by Never Stop Learning, Hunton partner Lisa Sotto and Eric Friedberg of Stroz Friedberg and Aon’s Cyber Solutions Group discussed “Cybersecurity: How Concerned Should We Be?” We broke down the podcast into a three-part series.
Continue Reading NSL Podcast Series: Part 1 on Cybersecurity and Protecting “the Keys to the Kingdom”

On July 22, 2019, the FTC announced that Equifax agreed to pay at least $575 million, and potentially up to $700 million, as part of a global settlement agreement with the FTC, the CFPB, and 50 U.S. states and territories to resolve investigations into the colossal data breach the company suffered in 2017. This is the largest data breach settlement in U.S. history.
Continue Reading Equifax Agrees to Pay Up to $700 Million to Resolve 2017 Breach, the Largest Data Breach Settlement in U.S. History