ShawnTuma.pngShawn Tuma is an attorney with an internationally recognized reputation in cybersecurity, computer fraud, and data privacy law. He is a Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Attorney at Scheef & Stone, LLP, a full-service commercial law firm in Texas.

In two very short videos during SecureWorld interviews, he explains what the courts view as “Reasonable Cybersecurity” and what your organization needs to have in place. Take 3 minutes and watch these two videos. You are going to be glad you did, because they have fantastic ammo to get budget.

Legal clarity in less than 2 minutes, part 1:


Legal clarity in less than 2 minutes, part 2. Note what he states about training employees against phishing and social engineering.

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