Large scale cyber-attacks and data breaches are, regrettably, a daily occurrence in today’s world. Countless companies – including some of the world’s largest – already have been victims of cyber-attacks, countless others will be victims in the future, and others already are victims but simply do not know it yet. By now, many companies purchase specialized insurance that covers many of the types of costs that the company may incur in the aftermath of a cyber-attack. But these policies do not provide coverage for every consequence of a cyber-attack, and that reality may hit home for makers or users of smart devices in an expensive way. This is a cautionary tale for participants in the Internet of Things. READ MORE
Roland is a regular contributor to Orrick’s Trade Secrets Watch. Prior to joining the firm, he was an Orrick Attorney Fellow at the Public Interest Law Project in Oakland, California, where he engaged in impact litigation related to affordable housing and public benefits programs.
Roland is committed to diversity and inclusion initiatives—he currently serves on the Board of Directors for the Asian American Bar Association of the Greater Bay Area (AABA), the largest APA bar association in the United States.