The SEC Also Rises: Yahoo! Becomes First Publicly Traded Company Fined For Alleged Failure to Disclose CyberBreach

​ The SEC Fines Yahoo! For Alleged Failure to Disclose CyberBreach       by Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky       The Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) has undertaken its first enforcement action in connection with a public company ...[Read more]

Published: 5/8/2018 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

Reminder from the SEC: An Update a Day Keeps Ransomware Away

Reminder from the SEC: An Update a Day Keeps Ransomware Away   By Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky   In cybersecurity, as in other areas, new and exciting threats carry a visceral appeal that older and more mundane ones do not. Zero day exploits? ...[Read more]

Published: 5/23/2017 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

The Bitcoin Blockchain: SEC May Approve Winklevoss Twins' Bitcoin ETF

​ The Bitcoin Blockchain: SEC May Approve Winklevoss Twins’ Bitcoin ETF   By Saad Gul and Michael E. Slipsky   Blockchain has been compared to the early days of the Internet: nearly everyone believes that it’s a world-changing technology with ...[Read more]

Published: 3/10/2017 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post

About the Editors

​​Saad Gul, a former computer consultant, is a partner in Poyner Spruill's cyberlaw and privacy practice in Raleigh. Follow him on twitter @NC_Cyberlaw. Saad advises clients on a wide range of privacy, data security, and cyber liability issues, incl ...[Read more]

Published: 9/1/2016 | 0  Comments | 0  Links to this post