On behalf of the Society for the Policing of Cyberspace (POLCYB), and SPB partner Scott Warren, CPW readers are invited to attend a virtual POLCYB webinar focused on “Technology in Enforcement: How Technology is Impacting the Investigation and Prosecution of Crime and Cybercriminals” on June 16th (North America evening) or 17th (Asia

Last week the Supreme Court’s decision in Van Buren v. United States resolved a decade-long circuit split concerning the “exceeds authorized access” clause of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”).  Taking up the issue of whether an individual who has legitimate access to a computer network but accesses it for an improper or

Today, the Supreme Court handed down a decision significantly narrowing the scope of the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (“CFAA”), a federal statute that can impose both criminal and civil liability on anyone who “intentionally accesses a computer without authorization or exceeds authorized access”, in its first-ever decision addressing this law.

In a 6-3 opinion

In case you missed it, on Tuesday May 25 CPW hosted its first-ever virtual webinar jointly with Squire Patton Boggs’ Global Supply Chain blog  The webinar focused on the Colonial Pipeline hack and a putative class action that was filed in federal court in Georgia against the owners of the Colonial Pipeline.  Recall that

In case you missed it, below is a summary of recent posts from CPW.  Please feel free to reach out if you are interested in additional information on any of the developments covered.

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In Law360 CPW’s Colin Jennings and Ericka Johnson discuss President Biden’s executive order on improving the nation’s cybersecurity.  As they explain, “[t]he order aims to make significant contributions to modernizing the federal government’s cybersecurity practices under an aggressive timeline. Broadly, the order directs several federal agencies and the heads of each federal civilian executive branch