Liability for a cyber attack is not limited to the attackers. An attack may be foreseeable in some circumstances, and the failure of the target or the other entities to take steps to prevent the attack can constitute a breach of duty to injured victims.
As digital technology transforms 21st century life, questions about privacy rights abound. The U.S. Supreme Court ruled on one such question in late June: if you are arrested, can the police search your cell phone without first obtaining a warrant?
As companies turn to digital technologies for business solutions, the risk of a security breach continues to rise. For the last 11 years, the security of information technology and data has been rated as a top technology initiative in surveys conducted and published by the AICPA.