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Foreign Sovereign Immunities Act

Private Lawsuits Against Nation-States Are Not the Way to Deal With America’s Cyber Threats

As cyber threats during the coronavirus pandemic increase, Congress has considered allowing private lawsuits against foreign states for alleged unauthorized cyber activity. This response would create more problems than it solves.

Cybersecurity

Senators Urge Cyber Leaders to Prevent Attacks on the Healthcare Sector

A bipartisan group of senators sent a letter to the heads of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) and U.S. Cyber Command on Apr. 20 asking them to take more measures to prevent cyberattacks against the American healthcare sector. In recent weeks, Russian, Chinese, Iranian and North Korean hacking operations have targeted hospitals and other health institutions using the coronavirus as a lure, according to the senators.

Cybersecurity

Justice Department Outlines Legal Considerations for Cyberthreat Intelligence Gathering

The U.S. Department of Justice Cybersecurity Unit released a document outlining legal considerations for private practitioners gathering intelligence on cyberthreats, including through retrieving stolen data or obtaining malware samples.

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