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Eran Kahana Interviewed on KABC Radio on Cyber Security Matters

October 13, 2015

Eran Kahana, a technology and intellectual property attorney at Maslon, was interviewed on Gurvey's Law, a KABC Radio program, for an extensive conversation on cyber security. During the October 3 program, Eran joined cyber security expert Ira Winkler to tackle various cyber-related topics, including liability issues surrounding hacking and data security

"At the end of the day, even if you have the best of the best security practices, you will not be hack-proof," Eran stated in the interview. However, from a legal standpoint, he asserts, "For the most part, these data breaches don't result in any damages. The plaintiffs are unable to prove that they've had sufficient injury." Eran later advises, "Draft an information security policy that is practical and that you can sustain long-term. Make sure it fits your business, your practices. And pay attention to your vendors and make sure you have tight vendor management."

To listen to the full program, go to: KABC, Gurvey's Law.

Eran Kahana is a member of Maslon's Business & Securities and Advertising & Marketing Groups. His practice focuses on cyber security, patent, trademark, and copyright law, and he has extensive experience advising clients in domestic and international settings. Eran also advises clients on a variety of e-commerce, licensing, joint development, and consulting in diverse industries. Eran serves as general counsel and on the Board of Directors for the Minnesota Chapter of InfraGard, a nonprofit partnership between the FBI and the private sector dedicated to the protection of critical infrastructure. In addition, he is a Research Fellow at Stanford Law School, where he writes and lectures on the legal aspects of using artificial intelligence.


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