Uber breach case a ‘watershed moment’ for CISOs’ liability risk

Since former Uber CSO Joe Sullivan was charged in August with two felonies for failing to report a 2016 breach that exposed 607,000 personal records, CISOs are scrambling to determine their own personal liability for breaches in their organizations. The charges — obstruction of justice and misprision of a felony (failure to report a crime) — carry with them the potential of jail time of up to five years and three years, respectively.  

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