June 16, 2016 at 12 p.m. EDT

While extortion is not a new concept, in the digital world, it is taking on a new dimension. Individuals, companies, organized crime, and even terrorist groups are increasingly threatening cyber-attacks, public disclosure of personal information, or reporting security vulnerabilities to regulators if companies do not accede to their demands. Join Mary Beth Buchanan and David Zetoony as they:

  • discuss different types of cyber-extortion,
  • describe the interaction between criminal laws preventing extortion and the data security laws, and
  • provide practical advice on how lawyers should respond to cyber-extortion demands.

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