In her second installment of “Cybersecurity Law” for CSO, Tara Swaminatha considers the most noteworthy cybersecurity and data privacy-related cases and pieces of legislation in the year ahead.

If 2017 taught us anything, it is that cybersecurity and data privacy are going to remain hot button issues for business leaders from here on out, she writes. As we get into the swing of 2018, major legal cases and proposed state and federal legislation will shape how companies respond to and attempt to mitigate cybersecurity and data privacy risks. Swaminatha considers the proper balance of privacy and law enforcement need with respect to data disclosures, cybersecurity liability, potential relief from liability, and how lawmakers are scrutinizing corporate boards in this analysis.

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