Recently by Michelle A. Reed
New Data Privacy and Security Laws Put U.S. Companies on the Defensive
Michelle Reed and Natasha Kohne, co-leaders of Akin Gump’s Cybersecurity and Data Protection practice, discuss the effects of new data regulations in California and other states, and what companies can do to protect themselves.Read More
Cyber's Singular Nature: Spanning Industries, Boundaries and Precedent
Akin Gump's Michelle Reed and Natasha Kohne stress the importance of knowing the myriad privacy obligations that affect a company, as well as the regulators that enforce them.
CCBJ: Let’s start off with some background about you and your practices.
Natasha Kohne: Michelle and I co-...Read More
Getting in Line with the New Regulations: Cybersecurity rules from the New York Department of Financial Services are broad and complicated
Michelle Reed, a litigator at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP and co-leader of the firm's cybersecurity privacy and data protection group, breaks down what the New York Department of Financial Services’ new cybersecurity regulations mean for covered entities and the in-house...Read More
MCC: Let's start big. What are the most pressing cybersecurity risks facing corporations today? Reed: The biggest risk in my view is the head-in-the-sand mentality of too many companies, wherein companies acknowledge the issue, hand it off to the IT department, and then check it off the list....Read More
Cybersecurity In Its Several Aspects
Editor: Francine, please tell our readers about your background in government affairs and lobbying, including your data-protection practice. Friedman: During my high school and college years, I had various internships on Capitol Hill, mostly on the political fundraising side. My first job in...Read More