Steve McInerney

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Steve McInerney is a Privacy and Cybersecurity Senior Managing Associate in Sidley Austin LLP’s Chicago, Illinois office. His practice focuses on, among other things, assisting companies with responding to sophisticated cybersecurity incidents and ransomware attacks, deal counseling for mergers related to data security and privacy risks, and advising businesses on evolving state data privacy and protection compliance issues.

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‘Cyclops Blink’ Shows Why the SEC’s Proposed Cybersecurity Disclosure Rule Could Undermine the Nation’s Cybersecurity

Well-timed public notification is a critical component of proper incident response. But mandating premature disclosure is irresponsible and would imperil public-private coordination focused on protecting the nation.