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Information Technology Continued from page 13 Big Money, Time (Apr. 21, 2016) http:// time.com/4303129/hackers-computerransom ransomware/?xid=emailshare; Max Marbut, Jacksonville law rm not immune to hacker’s scheme to hold information for ransom, Jacksonville Daily Record (Feb. 5, 2016), http://www.jaxdailyrecord.com/showstory. php?Story_id=547048 2 Katelyn Bailey, 2016: e Year of Ransomware, Center for Internet Security (June 30, 2016), https://blog.cisecurity. org/2016-the-year-of-ransomware/ 3 omas Fox Brewster, As Ransomware Crisis Explodes, Hollywood Hospital Coughs Up $17,000 in Bitcoin (Feb. 18, 2016), http://www.forbes.com/ sites/thomasbrewster/2016/02/18/ ransomware-hollywood-payment-lockymenace/# 1c0c637d75b0 4 Seung Lee, Ransomware Attacks Reached Record High in April—And Aren’t Slowing Down: Report, Newsweek (May 3, 2016), http://www.newsweek.com/ransomwareattacks reached-record-high-april-and-notslowing down-report-455239 5 e great computer stick-up: Why ransomware is now the biggest online threat of all, e Economist (May 8, 2016), http:// www.economist.com/news/science-andtechnology/ 21698071-why-ransomwarenow biggest-online-threat-all-greatcomputer stick-up 6 See Incidents of Ransomware on the Rise, Federal Bureau of Investigation (Apr. 29, 2016), https://www.fbi.gov/news/stories/ incidents-of-ransomware-on-the-rise/ incidents-of-ransomware-on-the-rise/layout_ view; Ransomware Information Sheet (May 17, 2016), http://www.americanbar.org/ content/dam/aba/administrative/cyberalert/ ransomware.authcheckdam.pdf. For a more in-depth discussion of cybersecurity issues, see Jill D. Rhodes and Vincent I. Polley (eds), e ABA Cybersecurity Handbook: A Resource for Attorneys, Law Firms, and Business Professionals (ABA Publishing 2013); Anurag Bana, David Hertzberg, Data Security and the Legal Profession: Risks, Unique Challenges and Practical Considerations, 16 No. 3 Bus. L. Int’l 247 (2015). 7 Resolution 105A, American Bar Association, Commission on Ethics 20/20, et al., Resolution and Report to the House of Delegates (August 2012), http:// www.americanbar.org/content/dam/aba/ administrative/ethics_2020/20120808_ revised_resolution_105a_as_amended. authcheckdam.pdf Fastest smartest malpractice insurance. Period. 800.906.9654 GilsbarPRO.com Birmingham Bar Bulletin/ Fall 2016 27


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