In a recent article in Entrepreneur, Sheppard Mullin partner Jonathan Meyer, a former Senate counsel to Vice President Biden and Deputy General Counsel at the Department of Homeland Security, points out that Congressional oversight of companies is likely to increase in the next two years, and that cybersecurity is among the hottest topics it is likely to focus on. The public’s increasing attention to issues such as DDoS attacks, the vulnerability of the Internet of Things, and allegations of politically-motivated hacks from overseas will only increase this likelihood. As always, companies should keep an eye on Capitol Hill, and be ready for what might come their way.
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