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Blue Edge Lab and the Internet Security Alliance launch new online cybersecurity tool for multinational companies

 
January 26, 2015 – Blue Edge Lab, a wholly owned subsidiary of DLA Piper LLP (US), in partnership with the Internet Security Alliance (ISA), announced today the launch of CyberTrak, a highly innovative online cybersecurity tool featuring information on cybersecurity-related mandates and regulatory risk around the world...
 

 

DLA Piper’s first foray into non-legal services is in the cybersecurity field

By Catherine Ho | January 26, 2015

DLA Piper, one of the world’s largest law firms, is getting into the cybersecurity business, a rapidly changing field that is pushing the legal industry to experiment with ways to help businesses dealing with the complexities of security regulations.

The law firm plans to announce Monday the creation of a new subsidiary, Blue Edge Lab, its first foray into non-legal work.

Blue Edge Lab consists mainly of a subscription software service called CyberTrak, which will be sold to companies for $25,000 a year. It is essentially a guide to cybersecurity-related laws and regulations around the world, covering 23 countries. Within the United States, the service is tailored to support four major sectors: government contracting, energy, financial services and health care. The program summarizes legal requirements in each jurisdiction and assesses the risk of enforcement in those jurisdictions...

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DLA Piper Enters Into First Non-Legal Project

 | January 26, 2015

Summary: The law firm of DLA Piper has announced the release of Blue Edge Lab, its first non-legal project, which comes in the field of cybersecurity. 

DLA Piper is throwing its hat into a non-legal industry for the first time in its storied history. The firm is moving into the cybersecurity industry, according to The Washington Post.

DLA Piper will announced its new subsidiary, Blue Edge Lab, on Monday.

The new service consists of subscription software called CyberTrak. The software will be sold to companies at an annual price of $25,000. The software is a guide to cybersecurity-related regulations and laws across the globe. It covers 23 countries...

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DLA branches out of legal through cybersecurity offshoot

By Neasa MacErlean | NeasaMacErlean@globallegalpost.com | 27 January 2015 at 07:17 BST

DLA Piper is launching a cybersecurity product - CyberTrak- though an IT subsidiary in order to help multinational energy, finance and other organisations comply with different regulatory regimes.

CyberTrak will be sold to multinationals for US$25,000 a year, to give them a guide to 23 of the world's cybersecurity regimes. CyberTrak is half-owned by DLA through a specialist IT subsidiary called Blue Edge Lab. The other half of CyberTrak is owened by the Internet Security Alliance, a grouping which acts for over 20 companies in government contracting, financial services and other industries...

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Blue Edge Lab and the Internet Security Alliance launch new online cybersecurity tool for multinational companies

Kate Lucente | | DLA Piper
 

Blue Edge Lab, a wholly owned subsidiary of DLA Piper LLP (US), in partnership with the Internet Security Alliance (ISA), announced today the launch of CyberTrakSM, a highly innovative online cybersecurity tool featuring information on cybersecurity-related mandates and regulatory risk around the world.

CyberTrak is the inaugural product of a partnership between Blue Edge LabSM* and the Internet Security Alliance (ISA).

CyberTrak provides multinational companies instant online access to critical information about cybersecurity-related laws, regulations and generally accepted standards in 23 key markets in the Americas, Asia-Pacific, Europe and the Middle East, and in four highly regulated sectors in the US. It also provides brief summaries of requirements, as well as an assessment on enforcement risk and the degree of activity triggering the requirement...

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Morning Briefing: World’s largest law firm one step closer

by NZ Lawyer | 28 Jan 2015

DLA Piper creates cyber security off-shoot
With cyber security creating one of the greatest risks to business and data privacy and protection creating legal challenges DLA Piper has launched its first non-legal off-shoot, a cyber security firm called Blue Edge Lab. At its heart is a software product called CyberTrak which is designed to assist and assess the risk of cyber laws and regulations in 23 jurisdictions. The aim is to cut the work and cost of compliance across multiple jurisdictions...

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New tool helps companies keep track of global cybersecurity mandates, regulatory risk

By SIW Editorial Staff | FEB 4, 2015

Blue Edge Lab, a wholly owned subsidiary of DLA Piper LLP (US), in partnership with the Internet Security Alliance (ISA), last week announced the launch of CyberTrak, a new online cybersecurity tool featuring information on cybersecurity-related mandates and regulatory risk around the globe.

According to a statement, CyberTrak provides online access to critical information about cybersecurity-related laws, regulations and generally accepted standards in 23 key markets in the Americas, Asia-Pacific, Europe and the Middle East and in four sectors in the U.S. It not only provides brief summaries of requirements, but also an assessment on enforcement risk and the degree of activity in the requirement. CyberTrak is designed to help GCs, CIOs, CISOs, risk officers and legal, technology, IT and procurement departments of multinational companies make better risk management decisions and to reduce expenses keeping up with changing regulatory requirements...

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Cybercrime: the risks and how to avoid it

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When Willie Sutton, infamous American bank robber, was asked why he robbed banks, he replied: “Because that’s where the money is.” Banks may still have the money, but law firms have the information. And in the online world, information is the new gold mine.

With computer-related fraud, identity theft, hacking and violations of network security now commonplace in our globalised society, how do we deal with online security risks?

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Targeting 50 clients by year end: DLA Piper develops e-learning tool in quality drive and to sell

by Tom Moore | 17 February 2015 00:22

Not wanting to be outdone by their US colleagues, who recently launched DLA Piper's first non-legal entity selling cybersecurity software subscriptions for $25,000 a year, the firm's London office is preparing to rollout an e-learning product for both associates and clients.

With corporates looking to build in-house legal functions, or just keep more work in-house, DLA Piper is in the late stages of developing an e-learning tool to reduce the drain on partners having to fly around the world to deliver training in between client work...

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