Litigation Support

HALOCK supports counsel to demonstrate whether reasonable controls were in place at the time of a breach.

Example Engagement Litigation for a Class Action Plaintiff

A complex, multi-party lawsuit required security expertise to determine whether a defendant had taken affirmative actions that caused harm to a third party. Using DoCRA to bridge the security community’s expectations for risk analysis with judicial definitions for “reasonable” controls and negligence, HALOCK helped plaintiffs successfully argue that the defendant owed a duty to the plaintiff, and that the defendant had been negligent in that duty. HALOCK Security Labs is headquartered in the Chicago area. We partner with lawyers and attorneys to advise and support their clients on reasonable information security strategies and cyber due diligence.

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Reasonable Security is Now Defined

The Sedona Conference – an influential think tank that advices attorneys, regulators, and judges on challenging technical matters – just released its Commentary on a Reasonable Security Test. The Commentary is the first document of its kind that provides the legal community with a clear definition of a “reasonable” security control.

HALOCK’s Chris Cronin was a co-author of Commentary on a Reasonable Security Test. To learn how to apply the test, contact us.

 

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