Cybersecurity and Privacy Group

Cybersecurity and Privacy Group

Daily Journal: Asymmetry and the End of Optimism-based Cybersecurity

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 […]

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Los Angeles Business Journal: Still Only Human

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 […]

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They Will Click: Cybersecurity and the Human Factor

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 […]

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The California Electronic Communications Privacy Act – California Takes the Lead on Digital Privacy in the U.S.

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 […]