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Eran Kahana Interviewed in Star Tribune Article on Digital Doppelgangers

August 30, 2017

Eran Kahana, a cybersecurity and intellectual property attorney at Maslon, is interviewed in an August 25, 2017, Star Tribune article titled, "You've got someone else's mail: Digital doppelgangers find in-box surprises." The article discusses the cyber security problem of people "who have common names or use common email addresses" and receive sensitive emails intended for others.

The article states that, "Everything from taxes to heartfelt love confessions is being sent into the Internet ether, only to land in the in-boxes of the wrong people," and highlights that email is not secure. Eran explains, "Though far faster and more convenient than addressing a paper envelope, e-mail should be treated with the same reverence. You would think there would be a lot more care taken before you hit 'send.'"

To read the full article, go to: Star Tribune, "You've got someone else's mail: Digital doppelgangers find in-box surprises."

Eran, a Fellow at Stanford Law School, counsels clients on a wide variety of matters related to cybersecurity, technology law, trademarks, patents, and copyright issues. Eran also serves in a variety of cybersecurity thought-leadership roles and works closely with the FBI, Department of Justice, Secret Service, and colleagues from the private and academic sectors to set, promote, and sustain cybersecurity best practices. Eran serves as both general counsel and as a director on the Executive Board of InfraGard (MN Chapter).


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