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Ted Kobus Comments on Cooperation Between Business and Law Enforcement to Combat Cyberattacks

News / October 9, 2020

Partner Ted Kobus, Chair of the Digital Assets and Data Management Group, is quoted in an article published on Oct. 9, 2020, by Law.com. The article, “Amid Growing Ransomware Attacks, OFAC Pushes Private Sector, FBI Cooperation,” reports on a recent advisory notice from the Office of Foreign Assets Control (OFAC) that might force corporate legal departments to overcome their reluctance toward voluntarily approaching the FBI or other law enforcement agencies after a cyberattack.

“We’re finding that companies are being poorly advised by people around the potential risks of going to the FBI when you are dealing with ransomware,” Kobus said.

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