First Ever Criminal Case Against a Chief Security Officer—what Happened and Lessons Learned
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First Ever Criminal Case Against a Chief Security Officer—what Happened and Lessons Learned

Author, Washington Legal Foundation, Oct. 17, 2022

In a very closely watched case, Uber Technologies, Inc.’s former Chief Information Officer (“CSO”1), Joseph Sullivan, was recently convicted of felony charges related to his handling of a data breach that victimized the company in 2016.  This case apparently marks the first time a corporate CSO has been charged, let alone convicted, of a crime because of their action or inaction concerning a breach.

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