William Hughes, Jr. Quoted In “client Cybersecurity Demands Drive Burgeoning Practices” Article In New Jersey Law Journal

New Jersey Law Journal William Hughes recalls being at a client’s office at 3 a.m.-in the midst of responding to an ongoing cyberattack-when they discovered that the hackers learned of law enforcement’s involvement by infiltrating an employee device.
“It was scary,” said Hughes, a former federal prosecutor who heads the cyber risk management practice at Cooper Levenson, P.A. in Atlantic City, N.J. “Their knowledge of not just our client, but the investigation, was mind-boggling. … It is something out of the movies,” Hughes said of the breach, perpetrated about two years ago on a provider of cloud-based services he declined to identify. “It just opens up a whole Pandora’s Box of issues.”
Those issues commonly require a lawyer’s involvement, and firms that developed specialized practices in advance of last year’s barrage of data breach headlines said they’re feeling the increase in demand for cybersecurity counsel…
Read more: http://www.njlawjournal.com/id=1202717240268/Client-Cybersecurity-Demands-Drive-Burgeoning-Practices#ixzz3S3WsyAYh

Date Published: March 1, 2017

Written by: Cooper Levenson, P.A.

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