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The Strategy of Cyber Law: A Degree For the Future

Brian is the Co-founder and Director of the Center for Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Law here at Cleveland-Marshall. Jeff, after decades of relevant and respected work experience, has been an adjunct professor since early 2021. Together, they deliver the inside scoop and explain the fine print of a career in cybersecurity and the advantages of earning an MLS.  […]

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Cybersecurity Month Highlights Skills Gap

October is Cybersecurity Awareness Month. The 2022 theme is See Yourself in Cyber emphasizing the critical need for people with the skills to address the growing threats in cyberspace but also the diverse range of roles that are available in this industry. The Cybersecurity Infrastructure and Security Agency (CISA) – the federal agency primarily responsible […]

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The Future of Data Privacy in a Post-Roe America

Privacy professionals will face a complicated legal landscape after the Supreme Court releases its opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization. Based on the cornerstone of legal precedent, what used to be an established constitutional right to abortion has been struck down by the highest court in the United States.    Amid these uncertain times, […]

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How to Get Started in Privacy Compliance

The MLS in Cybersecurity and Data Privacy at the Cleveland State University College of Law is an online program for professionals who work in legal data privacy and cybersecurity. The flexible MLS is led by faculty from the Center for Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection at Cleveland State University College of Law, and other leading practitioners […]

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Cybersecurity Compliance: How Compliance is Implemented in the Cybersecurity Field

What is an Effective Cybersecurity Compliance Program? It may surprise you to learn that the foundation of an effective cybersecurity compliance program comes from the United States Department of Justice memos to their Criminal Division. Prosecutors must follow these guidelines when investigating and prosecuting companies for non-compliance. One of the mitigating circumstances for companies being […]

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A Degree for the Future: How Cybersecurity Legal Training Opens Many Doors

Access Granted By Elia Burgos As cybersecurity professionals, we see doors as ways to protect assets and data from unauthorized access. But today, I want to talk about the doors cybersecurity legal training can open for you.  I speak to so many people that are hesitant about choosing a career in cyber because they believe […]

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Part II: Industry-Specific Cyber Laws

In this article we dive into several specific laws that fit within the broad rubric of “cyberlaw” with a focus on U.S. laws. It’s important to emphasize that the U.S.–unlike many other countries–does not have a general consumer data privacy or cybersecurity law. Instead, we have a patchwork of laws at the federal and state levels, making compliance complex and challenging, as these laws sometimes conflict with each other. […]

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Earn your Online Legal Degree with a Cybersecurity Lens

While the world slowed down in 2020 due to the pandemic, cyber-crime did not. IC3, the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center, logged a 300,000 complaint increase from 2019. That increase led to a total of well over 791,000 suspected internet crime complaints in 2020. Cybersecurity and data protection companies are in great need of trained […]

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An Inside Look at the State of Cybersecurity Jobs

The explosion of laws related to cybersecurity and data privacy has led to a surge in cybersecurity jobs. Recent data shows the U.S. has almost 500,000 open positions in cybersecurity. But how do you find these jobs? More importantly, how do you obtain the necessary skills to enter and advance in specific roles? One key […]

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