Biometrics and Privacy Law

A Q&A with Al Saikali of Shook, Hardy & Bacon, LLP

Up until recently class action suits involving the Biometric Information Privacy Act were rare. In the past two years, however, this Illinois statute has become the focus of a trend, with plaintiffs attorneys zeroing in on companies that employ Illinois residents. I spoke with Al Saikali, chair of the data security and privacy practice at Shook, Hardy & Bacon, LLP, about the law and the current landscape of biometric privacy litigation.

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Claims Valuation in Cyber Business Interruption

A Q&A with Simon Oddy of RGL Forensics

Business interruption (BI) can be a costly side effect of a cyber-attack, and insurance companies are responding in kind with BI policies. I spoke with Simon Oddy, partner of RGL Forensics, about how insurers assess BI and what organizations can do to avoid it.

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