Jackson Walker partner Bill Cobb
was recently quoted in Law 360
's June 27, 2012, article on the revised proposed SECURE IT Act.
In the article, titled "Revamped Cybersecurity Bill Unlikely To Bridge Party Gap," Mr. Cobb explains that the revised SECURE IT Act allow companies to share and receive personal and private information, known as "threat data," through cybersecurity centers within the government, including the National Security Agency.
"Rather than increasing privacy protections, the [revised SECURE IT] bill provides companies protection from privacy lawsuits and exempts data shared in the name of cybersecurity from public disclosure requirements," Mr. Cobb said.
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Mr. Cobb excels at formulating unconventional, efficiency-based strategies to resolve high-stakes commercial and regulatory litigation. With over 15 years of experience challenging governmental action, opposing consumer class actions, tackling complex insurance issues, and resolving technology-related disputes, he has both fought in the trenches and commanded teams of lawyers, affording him with multiple perspectives on the prerequisites for a successful litigation campaign. Mr. Cobb recently returned to Jackson Walker after serving as Texas' Deputy Attorney General for Civil Litigation.