Bradley attorney Ty Dedmon was quoted in the Birmingham Business Journal on his insights on cybersecurity hotspots that businesses need to watch for to avoid potential legal pitfalls:
In recent years, the legal and consultant community has been repeating the following mantra regarding every organization’s risk of a cybersecurity incident: “It’s not if, but when.” Now, it seems the business community is beginning to more fully understand that data breaches aren’t just a theoretical risk for big technology companies. In the last six months, we’ve seen clients from a variety of industries make a strategic commitment to more effectively and securely managing their data. With the recent passage of the Alabama Data Breach Notification Act, local businesses now have clearer legal obligations in addition to the business risks that arise from a data breach.
The complete article, “Birmingham’s Legal Hotspots: Alabama data breach act among several cybersecurity issues,” appeared in the BBJ on April 25, 2018. (login required)