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Opinion: Bush Hack Should Be Reminder

DATA PROTECTION

February 11, 2013

In a column for CNN, Hogan Lovells’ Christopher Wolf discusses a recent hack affecting the Bush family. Hackers tapped into six e-mail accounts and posted some of the contents online, including exchanges involving “contingency planning for the funeral of President George H.W. Bush.” The incident is only one of many recently reported hacks at various institutions, Wolf writes, meaning that government and businesses will take heed and “up their game” when it comes to information infrastructure. But that will take time. Meanwhile, people have options to help protect their own personal information. “Privacy and data security is a shared responsibility, after all, and users have a role to play,” Wolf writes.
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