Disgruntled Cloud Engineer

Disgruntled Cloud Engineer Sentenced To Two Years In Prison

Disgruntled Cloud Engineer Sentenced To Two Years In Prison

Press Release

Disgruntled Cloud Engineer

United States Attorney’s Office

 
Miklos Daniel Brody Retaliated Against His Former Employer, a Bank, by Damaging the Bank’s Cloud System and Stealing Valuable Computer Code

SAN FRANCISCO – Miklos Daniel Brody was sentenced to 24 months in prison today for a network intrusion and for making false statements to a government agency, announced United States Attorney Ismail J. Ramsey and United States Secret Service (USSS) Special Agent in Charge Shawn M. Bradstreet. The sentence was handed down by the Hon. William. H. Orrick, Senior United States District Judge.

Brody, 38, of San Francisco, pleaded guilty in April 2023 to two charges that he violated the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act—by obtaining information from a protected computer, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1030(a)(2)(C) and (c)(2)(B), and by intentionally damaging a protected computer, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1030(a)(5)(A) and (c)(4)(B)(i)—and one charge of making false statements to a government agency, in violation of 18 U.S.C. § 1001(a)(2).

According to a superseding indictment returned by a federal grand jury in December 2022, Brody worked as a cloud engineer for a bank headquartered in San Francisco until March 11, 2020, when he was fired for violating company policy.

The superseding indictment alleges that, later that evening, and continuing into the following morning, Brody used his company-issued laptop—which he failed to return upon being fired—to access the bank’s computer network without authorization and to cause substantial damage. Among other things, Brody deleted the bank’s code repositories, ran a malicious script to delete logs, left taunts within the bank’s code for former colleagues, and impersonated other bank employees by opening sessions in their names. He also emailed himself proprietary bank code that he had worked on as an employee, which was valued at over $5,000. At the sentencing hearing, Judge Orrick determined the total cost of the damage to the bank’s systems to be at least $220,621.22.

To read the full press release, go to United States Attorney’s Office

 
Cyber Security Trends

The 10 Biggest Cyber Security Trends In 2024 Everyone Must Be Ready For Now

The 10 Biggest Cyber Security Trends In 2024 Everyone Must Be Ready For Now

News

Cyber Security Trends

Forbes


By the end of the coming year, the cost of cyber attacks on the global economy is predicted to top $10.5 trillion.

This staggering amount reflects the growing need for cyber security to be treated as a strategic priority on an individual, organizational and governmental level.

As in every other field of business and technological endeavor, artificial intelligence (AI) will have a transformative impact on both attack and defense. Its impact will be felt across every one of the trends covered here

Recent years have brought an acceleration in the pace of technological advancement in many fields, and cyber threats are no different. As they say, forewarned is forearmed – so read on to find out what my predictions are for the cyber security trends everybody should be on high alert for as we head into 2024.

The Cyber Security Skills Crunch

A shortage of professionals with the skills needed to protect organizations from cyber attacks continues to be a running theme throughout 2024. In fact, the situation appears to be getting worse – research indicates that a majority (54 percent) of cyber security professionals believe that the impact of the skills shortage on their organization has worsened over the past two years. We can expect efforts to rectify this situation to include a continued increase in salaries paid to those with the necessary skills, as well as greater investment in training, development and upskilling programs.

To read the full article, go to Forbes

Ediscovery Market

Ediscovery Market Size, Growth & Trends 2023-2030

Ediscovery Market Size, Growth & Trends 2023-2030

News

Ediscovery Market

TheExpressWire

 
The global Ediscovery market size was valued at USD Million in 2022 and will reach USD Million in 2028, with a CAGR of Percent during 2022-2028.

Electronic discovery (also e-discovery or ediscovery) refers to discovery in legal proceedings such as litigation, government investigations, or Freedom of Information Act requests, where the information sought is in electronic format (often referred to as electronically stored information or ESI). Electronic discovery is subject to rules of civil procedure and agreed-upon processes, often involving review for privilege and relevance before data are turned over to the requesting party.

The Ediscovery market report covers sufficient and comprehensive data on market introduction, segmentations, status and trends, opportunities and challenges, industry chain, competitive analysis, company profiles, and trade statistics, etc. It provides in-depth and all-scale analysis of each segment of types, applications, players, 5 major regions and sub-division of major countries, and sometimes end user, channel, technology, as well as other information individually tailored before order confirmation.

Meticulous research and analysis were conducted during the preparation process of the report. The qualitative and quantitative data were gained and verified through primary and secondary sources, which include but not limited to Magazines, Press Releases, Paid Databases, Maia Data Center, National Customs, Annual Reports, Public Databases, Expert interviews, etc. Besides, primary sources include extensive interviews of key opinion leaders and industry experts such as experienced front-line staff, directors, CEOs, and marketing executives, downstream distributors, as well as end-clients.

To read the full press release, go to Digital Journal

 

Daniel Garrie Joins the American Bar Association Podcast to Speak on the Challenges of the Law Keeping Up with Technology

Daniel Garrie Joins the American Bar Association Podcast to Speak on the Challenges of the Law Keeping Up with Technology

Podcast

Cybersecurity and Data Privacy – The New Frontier: Epsiodes 1: The Challenges of the Law Keeping Up with Technology

Description:

In this podcast episode, host Jordan L. Fischer, Esq. interviews Daniel B. Garrie, Esq., co-founder of Law and Forensics, on the inherent tensions between the evolution of the law and technology. Mr. Garrie provides insight into the increasing impact of technology across all of our functions in society and the ways in which the law has changed to address our increasing reliance on technology.

Speakers

 

Co-Founder Daniel Garrie publishes new book