Mireles and Hobaugh's Cybersecurity Law: An Evolving Field, 2d

West Academic Publishing
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American Casebook Series
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Cybersecurity Law: An Evolving Field, 2nd Edition is a casebook that covers the duties of a cybersecurity professional, state and federal regulation, risk assessment and the NIST Risk Assessment Frameworks, common law and statutory causes of action concerning data breach, laws related to anti-hacking, problems concerning the Internet of Things and Ransomware, and selected international issues. This text is for law students and counsel who want to understand the connections between cybersecurity laws and cybersecurity requirements, and advise clients concerning cybersecurity related issues. In part, it seeks to bridge the communication gap between the legal department and the cybersecurity team. The casebook includes over 75 questions. The notes in the casebook are intended to stimulate discussion and most contain hints to the relevant arguments.

The second edition includes the following new materials:
  • New Chapters on Ransomware and Additional Federal Regulation.
  • Numerous new cases and materials, including FTC Zoom Communications Complaint, Transunion v. Rameriz, Van Buren v. United States, NSO v. Whatsapp and Hiq Labs v. Linkedin.
  • New proposed SEC regulations.
  • Updated GLBA chapter on financial regulations.
  • Numerous additional NIST documents, including Guidelines on Security and Privacy in Public Cloud Computing.
  • President Biden's Executive Order on Cybersecurity.
  • New materials on state education cybersecurity requirements.
  • Numerous new notes and updated discussion throughout the casebook.