Ransomware Litigation: Data Breach Notification Issues, Key Jurisdictional Differences, and Cyber Coverage Issues

September 29, 2016 3:50pm

Nace Naumoski
Partner
Stewart Bernstiel Rebar & Smith

Jonathan L. Schwartz Esq.
Partner
Goldberg Segalla

David Hankin
CEO
Alfred Mann Foundation for Scientific Research

  • Jurisdictional differences of how to handle ransomware litigation in terms of whether it’s a data breach and whether there is unauthorized use of data
  • Determining whether ransomware litigation requires notification
  • From an insurance standpoint is it lawful to provide coverage when you are engaging in criminal activity (i.e., paying ransom in bitcoins to get the data back)