What Communicators Need to Know About Cyberattacks: A legal perspective


lock-and-code-750Responding well to a cyberattack requires tight coordination with teams outside of the communication function, including legal and technology teams. Communication World staff asked George McGuire, an attorney with the firm Bond, Schoeneck and King in Syracuse, New York, who specializes in intellectual property and technology practice, to share the legal perspective on the cyberattack responses, and what legal considerations communication professionals need to build into their crisis plans.

McGuire has represented higher education institutions and private companies in a variety of data breach incidents, and has worked with public relations firms in guiding and drafting press releases concerning these events.

Communication World: What do you think PR and other communication professionals need to know about cybersecurity, and the threat of cyberattacks?

Read the full article in Communication World magazine.