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Guillermo Christensen Quoted in <i>Law360</i>: "Rise of Nation-State Hacks Doesn't Give Cos. A Free Guillermo Christensen Quoted in <i>Law360</i>: "Rise of Nation-State Hacks Doesn't Give Cos. A Free

Guillermo Christensen Quoted in Law360: "Rise of Nation-State Hacks Doesn't Give Cos. A Free Pass"

Guillermo ChristensenIce Miller LLP partner Guillermo Christensen was quoted in the Law360 article, "Rise of Nation-State Hacks Doesn't Give Cos. A Free Pass."

The article included:

The issue is likely to be brought up in pending data breach litigation — including possibly in the case of hotel giant Marriott. For now, companies would be wise not to rely solely on suggestions of nation-state involvement in attempting to fend off suits, attorneys on both sides of the issue say.

"It will be difficult to make the case that something was not defensible just because a nation-state was involved," said Guillermo Christensen, a partner in Ice Miller LLP's data privacy and security group. "If you were wide open because you didn't do things that people consider reasonable security, it won't matter: It could have been a nation-state, it could have been anybody."


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