Resources

ABA Resources

Listed below are just some of the many cyber resources brought to you by the Task Force and the ABA.

Cybersecurity Legal Task Force

This module contains Task Force-generated resources. The modules following detail resources from across the ABA.

Books

ACLEA award-winning book, The ABA Cybersecurity Handbook (2nd Ed.), 2018 (Check out this review of the Handbook to learn more) 

COVID-19 Response

View government policy and guidance, ABA policy and programming, and more cybersecurity resources for responding to the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Elections

View the Task Force's compilation of election cybersecurity and disinformation resources.

Event Audio/Video Recordings, Remarks, and Resources

Scroll down for information on on-demand CLE's.

(Audio Recording)  (CLE Materials) Law Firm Cybersecurity Requirements You Never Dreamed Of: Emerging Threats, Ethical Obligations to Clients, and Survival Tactics (August, 2019)

(Luncheon Program) Sleepless in Cyberspace: Navigating the Threat Landscape ft. Robert Litt, Paul Rosenzweig and Lucy Thomson (September, 2018)

Federal Cybersecurity Legislation Tracker

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July 27, 2020

February 10, 2020

On-demand CLE; Webinars

Remote Working in a Time of COVID-19: Cybersecurity Issues You Need to Know, March 2020 (View ABA News coverage)

Hacking Elections: Cyber Threats, Vulnerabilities, and the Way Forward, March, 2019

(2018 5-Part On-Demand CLE Series) Cybersecurity Wake-Up Call: The Business You Save Might Be Your Own

Policy

Resolution 300B on civic education and digital literacy, August 2020 

Resolution 300A on election disinformation, August 2020

Resolution 118 on election cybersecurity, February 2020 

Report and Resolution 116 on cybersecurity in the courts, August 2015 

Report and Resolution 109 on cybersecurity issues affecting national and economic security, August 2014 

Report and Resolution 118 on intrusions into and legislative response to computer systems and networks utilized by lawyers and law firms, August 2013 

Cybersecurity Legal Task Force: Five Principles,  November 2012

Resolution 105A, amending the black letter and Comments to Model Rules of Professional Conduct, August 2012 

Reports/Publications

Law Firm Information Sharing Survey & Report, 2019 (Cybersecurity Legal Task Force)

Summary of Recommendations for Election Reform and Strengthening the Security of Election Systems (November, 2019)

ABA Journal Series: 'Digital Dangers' (June-December, 2018)

(Checklist ) Vendor Contracting Project: Cybersecurity Checklist (2016)

Articles and Periodicals

Periodicals (Check back regularly for cybersecurity features)

Articles

 

Books

 

HIPAA: A Practical Guide to the Privacy and Security of Health Data, Second Edition
HIPAA: A Practical Guide to the Privacy and Security of Health Data, Second Edition
 

Committees

Section of Administrative Law and Regulatory Practice 

Antitrust Law Section:

Business Law Section

Section of Civil Rights and Social Justice

Criminal Justice Section

Section of Dispute Resolution

Section of Environment, Energy, and 
Resources

Health Law Section

Section of Intellectual Property

Section of International Law 

Judicial Division

Labor and Employment Law Section

Law Practice Division

Section of Litigation: 

Section of Public Contract Law

Real Property, Trust, and Estate Law Section

Section of Science & Technology Law

Learn more about the following committees: Artificial Intelligence and Robotics Committee; Big Data Committee; Cloud Computing Committee; E-Filing Committee; E-Privacy Committee; Homeland Security Committee; Information Security Committee; Insurance Technology and Risk Committee; Internet of Things Committee; Open Source Software Committee; Privacy and Computer Crime Committee

Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section

Event Audio/Video Recordings, Remarks, and Resources

Formal Opinions

On-demand CLE; Webinars

Podcasts

Standing Committee on Law and National Security

Policy

  • Resolution 300B on civic education and digital literacy, August 2020 (Cybersecurity Legal Task Force)
  • Resolution 300A on election disinformation, August 2020 (Cybersecurity Legal Task Force)
  • Resolution 118 on election cybersecurity, February 2020 (Cybersecurity Legal Task Force, Section of State and Local Government Law) 
  • Resolution 112 on the emerging ethical and legal issues related to AI in the legal profession, August 2019 (Science & Technology Law Section)
  • Report and Resolution 108 on the importance of cyber-preparedness and actions that should be taken to prevent a cyber-attack from occurring, February 2017 (Standing Committee on Disaster Response and Preparedness)
  • Report and Resolution 116 urging the federal, state, local, territorial, and tribal legislatures and government agencies to provide the funding necessary to develop, implement, and maintain appropriate cybersecurity programs for the courts and to train court personnel on methods to counter threats and protect judicial information systems from cyber intrusions or data breaches, August 2015 (Cybersecurity Legal Task Force)
  • Report and Resolution 109 addressing cybersecurity issues that are critical to the national and economic security of the United States, August 2014 (Cybersecurity Legal Task Force)
  • Report and Resolution 118 condemning intrusions into computer systems and networks utilized by lawyers and law firms and urges federal, state, and other governmental bodies to examine and amend existing laws to fight such intrusions, August 2013 (Cybersecurity Legal Task Force)
  • Cybersecurity Legal Task Force: Five Principles,  November 2012 (Cybersecurity Legal Task Force) 
  • Resolution 105A, amending the black letter and Comments to Model Rules 1.0, 1.6, and 4.4, and the Comments to Model Rules 1.1 and 1.4 of the ABA Model Rules of Professional Conduct, August 2012 

Reports/Publications