Michael Gold was mentioned in the article “Law schools teach cybersecurity to fill growing demand” published by Crain’s on February 16, 2018.
Michael Gold wrote the article “Asymmetry and the End of Optimism-based Cybersecurity,” published by the Daily Journal. “It has become ever clearer that no technology is enough to defeat a determined hacker. The increasing sophistication of social engineering techniques to trick hapless victims into clicking on innocent-appearing links makes it clear that successful deployment of […]
In Michael Gold’s commentary, Still Only Human, published in the July 18, 2016 edition of the Los Angeles Business Journal, he writes: “Cybercrime cost the world economy about $500 billion in 2015 and this year’s numbers will be even higher. The cost of data breaches is projected to reach $2.1 trillion globally by 2019. Worldwide […]
Cybercrime cost the world economy about $445 billion in 2014 and the 2015 numbers will be even higher. The cost of data breaches will reach $2.1 trillion globally by 2019. Worldwide spending on information security is estimated to reach $77 billion in 2015. In the midst of these astounding numbers, the role of the “human […]
California, home of many of the world’s largest technology companies, has long been at the forefront of protecting personal electronic information in the United States. California adopted the nation’s first data breach notification law, led the nation in requiring website privacy statements, and actively enforces online privacy. On October 6, 2015 Governor Jerry Brown signed […]
Bob Braun and Michael Gold wrote the article “We’re First Again on Data Privacy” featured in the Daily Journal. The article discusses the Electronic Communications Privacy Act recently signed by Governor Jerry Brown.
Bob Braun, Michael Gold and Dan Sedor authored an article in Aspatore’s Inside the Minds series, “Privacy and Data Security Issues in the U.S., E.U. and Beyond,” published in 2013.
This article was published by the Bloomberg BNA Corporate Governance Report. Download the PDF: Cyber Risk and the Board of Directors – Closing the Gap The responsibility of corporate directors to address cyber security is commanding more attention and is obviously a significant issue. Yet here is how one writer entitled her Forbes article about […]
On September 26, 2013, the California Secretary of State allowed proponents of a new ballot proposition to collect signatures for the “Personal Privacy Protection Act.” The Act, if approved, would radically change the privacy landscape in California by adding new provisions to the California Constitution. Most importantly, the Act (1) requires all “legal persons” that […]
Multinational companies often face challenges in enforcing claims against their employees and agents located in foreign jurisdictions. In December 2012, a federal appeals court decision — MacDermid, Inc. v. Deiter, No. 11-5388-cv (2nd Cir. Dec. 26, 2012) — made enforcement a bit easier when a company goes after employees who commit cyber theft beyond U.S. […]