Council Webinar on Cybersecurity: The Market, The Politics, The Latest

Yesterday, The Council hosted a webinar, Cybersecurity: The Market, The Politics, The latest.

Cheryl Matochik, Senior Vice President, Strategic Resources & Initiatives and Amy Roberti, Vice President, Industry Affairs walked us through the burgeoning cyber insurance market and analyzed the preliminary results from our recent and first-ever Cyber Market Watch Survey. A recording of the webinar can be found on

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Steptoe Memo: Analysis of the Cyber Threat Sharing Act of 2015 and the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015

A recent Steptoe & Johnson memo “reviews and evaluates the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015 (S. –)(“CISA”) drafted by Senators Richard Burr (R-NC) and Dianne Feinstein (D-CA) and the Cyber Threat Sharing Act (S. 456), introduced by Senator Thomas Carper (D-DE).”

It evaluates the bills on three criteria:

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Anthem: Should Your Clients Be Singing The Data Breach Blues?

As you are now all too well aware, on February 5th Anthem Blue Cross and Blue Shield disclosed that it had experienced a data breach in late December that it believes compromised the confidentiality of personal information. The breach affected not only Anthem clients but also clients of other Blues companies that partner with Anthem. Many of your employer clients are now asking – how does this affect our company? The answer – in classic lawyerly fashion – is: it depends.

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William Gallagher Associates Launches Cyber Risk Information Clearinghouse

WGA Cyber Risk Hub

Boston-based broker William Gallagher Associates recently launched its Cyber Risk Hub, which is “an open source website for contributing and accessing information on cyber risk issues.”

In a statement early this week, WGA encouraged “anyone with cyber knowledge and expertise to contribute to and access the site”

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Need Curated Legal Commentary on the Anthem Fall Out and What’s Next? Check Out Lexblog

Lexblog is a great compilation of continuously-updated “commentary on prominent legal developments, insight on best practices in a wide range of practice areas and guidance on legal marketing and management.” The site has an entire page dedicated to the Anthem breach and offers legal commentary including, FAQ’s, employer notification obligations, fall out and much more.