Shearman & Sterling Lawyers Co-Author Article on Hacking Scandals in Professional Sports

15 May 2017

Partners Christopher LaVigne and Alan Goudiss (both New York-Litigation), counsel Jeewon Kim Serrato (San Francisco-Privacy & Data Protection) and associate Chad Remus (New York-Litigation) co-authored an article titled “Hacking Scandals Highlight Vulnerabilities for Teams and Leagues” that was published in SportsBusiness Journal on May 8. 

In this article, the authors examine recent incidents highlighting the need for increased cybersecurity vigilance at sports organizations and specific measures that can be implemented to prevent breaches. “Promoting cybersecurity awareness and preparing an incident response plan,” the authors say, “are effective ways for members of this industry to protect their products and mitigate against any unauthorized intrusions.”

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