As you progress up the chain to the top of your organization, you will need to stay abreast of developments in technology and in the law. The most impactful mistakes in cybersecurity law are made at the top. We never seem to run out of recent examples.
There have been a number criminal and civil legal actions filed as a result of the SolarWinds Orion hack. The company was sued by their pension fund, and by their investors, as well as others. Pick at least two cases from the list of links below, and discuss the facts, the legal lessons learned, and what the leadership at SolarWinds should have done to protect their company or employees from legal vulnerabilities.
Write a paper that describes the facts of your chosen cases and discusses the legal considerations and the lessons learned for cybersecurity ops leaders. There is not a length requirement for your paper, but it should fully address the prompt. For Standard Paper Assignment Guidelines and APA formatting information, see the “Course Resources” link in the left navigation area of the course.