California Gov. Jerry Brown recently signed cyber security legislation that requires manufacturers of internet connected devices (IoT) to equip these devices with reasonable security features. California broke new ground with the legislation, becoming the first state in the country to regulate Internet connected devices.
Stradling shareholder Stephen Kong
, chair of the firm’s Technology Transactions practice group, was interviewed by Compliance Week
regarding a new wave of threats known as “crypto-currency mining attacks” that are creating risks for corporate websites. Hackers are adding malicious code to websites and hijacking them to mine bitcoin.