Daniel Pepper Comments on Ways Remote Work Can Make Cybersecurity More Difficult for Companies

News / August 10, 2020

Partner Daniel Pepper is quoted in an article published August 10, 2020, by Legaltech News. The article, “Prepare for Slower Data Breach Detection, Higher Costs with Remote Workforce,” reports on the likelihood that remote work begun during the coronavirus crisis is likely to affect the cybersecurity of many businesses, and in the event of a data breach, will make it more difficult to comply with disclosure laws.

Pepper told the publication that meeting a regulatory disclosure deadline may be challenging if employees aren’t willing to provide their personal electronics for an investigation. Previously “you limit your investigation to within the business premises versus now having to look at the systems or other setups employees may have in their homes,” he said.

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