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Amid urgent national security, cybersecurity and data privacy threats, companies require deeply experienced counsel to respond strategically to potentially crippling data incidents, so they can get back to business. Led by the nation’s leading legal advisors on national security and data-related regulatory matters, we help boards and top executives safely navigate high-impact breaches and related cyber incidents, and offer specialized regulatory advice in the transactional and compliance contexts.
Secretary Johnson Gives Keynote Remarks at Atlantic Council Global Energy Center Event
- December 15, 2021
Litigation partner Jeh Johnson spoke at a virtual event, “Securing the Energy and Critical Infrastructure Sectors From Cyberattacks,” hosted by the Atlantic Council Global Energy Center on December 13. Secretary Johnson gave opening remarks on new cyberthreats posed to the nation’s critical energy infrastructure and assets as the energy system becomes increasingly digital and distributed.
“Cyberspace is the new 21st century war zone,” Secretary Johnson said. “U.S. Cyber Command now exists alongside the combatant commands of our nation’s military. A cyberattack on our nation’s energy sector, or any other sector of critical infrastructure, must be viewed as an attack on the nation itself, warranting a national response.”
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