Partner Ted Kobus is featured in the Nov. 19, 2020, episode of “Digital Detectives,” a Legal Talk Network podcast. Kobus spoke about the rapid increase in ransomware incidents in 2020 and what law firms should do in the event of an attack.

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Ted Kobus is national co-leader of the firm’s Privacy and Data Protection team and focuses his practice in the areas of privacy, data breaches, social media and intellectual property. Prior to joining BakerHostetler, Ted served as head of the Technology, Media and Intellectual…

Ted Kobus is national co-leader of the firm’s Privacy and Data Protection team and focuses his practice in the areas of privacy, data breaches, social media and intellectual property. Prior to joining BakerHostetler, Ted served as head of the Technology, Media and Intellectual Property and Privacy and Data Security practices at another law firm.

Ted advises clients, trade groups and organizations regarding data security and privacy risk management, breaches, response strategies, litigation and regulatory actions affecting organizations. He has counseled clients involved in significant breaches implicating state and federal laws, international laws and other regulations and requirements, including HITECH, the Massachusetts Data Privacy Law, California privacy laws (including the California Department of Public Health Law), Connecticut Insurance Department regulations, Puerto Rico’s Citizen Information on Data Banks Security Act, Mexico’s Data Protection Law, Canada’s data privacy requirements and PCI/CISP requirements. He has dealt with Offices of Attorneys General, state insurance departments, Office of Civil Rights (OCR)/Health and Human Services (HHS), Secret Service, FBI and local police and forensics professionals as part of their handling of data breaches.