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The ABA Cybersecurity Handbook, 2nd Edition

The ABA's Cybersecurity Legal Task Force has recently published the second edition of The ABA Cybersecurity Handbook: A Resource for Attorneys, Law Firms, and Professionals. This book contains fifteen chapters, each authored by cyber legal experts and is co-edited by Jill D. Rhodes and Robert S. Litt. The authors cover cybersecurity risks, the legal obligations of attorneys to provide data security, and such obligations arising from ethics rules. There are chapters in Part III that discuss considerations for large firms, in-house, public interest, and government lawyers. Data practice training, creating a culture of awareness, and cyber insurance for firms are discussed in Part IV. The appendices contain selected statutes, regulations, and cases, lists of best practice guidelines issued by certain states and the federal government, lists of relevant cases, and relevant ethics opinions from the ABA and state bar associations, among other materials. This book is now available in the law library on the new titles shelf (KF318.A7518 2017).


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