Between emerging technologies, a burgeoning legal and regulatory landscape to navigate, and growing and increasingly sophisticated threats, today’s cybersecurity professional has infinite challenges. Some of those difficulties arise in the context of others’ lack of knowledge regarding foundational concepts. In this guest article, Brownstein partner Jack Hobaugh reviews and discusses how to address three misconceptions that commonly plague cybersecurity professionals, including issues around vendor due diligence, encryption and what constitutes a data breach. See “Lessons From the Conviction of Uber’s Former CISO
” (Nov. 9, 2022).