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April 12, 2022

Authors available to discuss updated ABA Cybersecurity Handbook

WASHINGTON, April 12, 2022 — Threat developments of the past few years have brought new levels of technology integration to the practice of law, accompanied by new and expanded cybersecurity risks. The updated “ABA Cybersecurity Handbook: A Resource for Attorneys, Law Firms, and Business Professionals, Third Edition,” published by the ABA Cybersecurity Legal Task Force, addresses the current overarching threat landscape and technological changes since the publication of the second edition in 2017.

The book is designed to help legal professionals prepare for and respond to cyberattacks. Beyond the legal profession, the SolarWinds, Kaseya and Colonial Pipeline breaches have set alarming precedents and created heightened cybersecurity risk worldwide.

Reporters seeking analysis and comment can arrange interviews with the authors by contacting Jennifer Kildee at 202-662-1732 or [email protected].

About the authors

Jill Rhodes is vice president and chief information security officer for Option Care Inc. Before moving to the private sector, Rhodes spent 20 years working in various capacities with the intelligence and national security communities of the federal government.

Robert S. Litt is of counsel at Morrison & Foerster and is former general counsel of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence. He also worked at the Department of Justice, where he served as deputy assistant attorney general in the criminal division.

Paul S. Rosenzweig is the founder of Red Branch Law & Consulting PLLC, and senior editor of the Journal of National Security Law. He is also former acting assistant secretary for international affairs and deputy assistant secretary for policy at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.

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