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Daniel Fortune represents clients in matters involving cybersecurity, white collar defense, government enforcement actions, and regulatory compliance. Prior to joining Bradley, Daniel served as the lead cybersecurity attorney at a litigation boutique, and as a state prosecutor and federal prosecutor litigating matters involving computer forensics, white collar crime, and government investigations. As the Deputy Chief Assistant U.S. Attorney in the Criminal Division, he supervised major cybercrime, white collar fraud, public corruption, asset forfeiture, and national security matters. He also served as the Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property Coordinator with top-secret security clearance, working on matters involving cleared defense contractors.

As part of implementing a robust cybersecurity standard, we must understand how bad actors are intentionally targeting our older colleagues and loved ones. On April 30, 2024, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) announced charges against 16 defendants in connection with a scam that defrauded hundreds of elderly Americans out of millions of dollars. Just

On October 30, 2023, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) announced a civil suit against SolarWinds and their chief information security officer (CISO) for fraudulent cybersecurity information. The SEC claims that even though SolarWinds and the CISO knew about specific risks and vulnerabilities, SolarWinds’ cybersecurity risk disclosures did not disclose them in violation of federal

Bradley’s Cybersecurity and Privacy team keeps a close eye on litigation involving cybersecurity deficiencies, and recent settlements flagged by the team as noteworthy demonstrate ways the False Claims Act can be used by the government to force companies into a new technological era. Check out this blog post by members of the Government Enforcement and

The First Circuit will decide the causation standard required in False Claims Act (FCA) cases predicated on the Anti-Kickback Statute (AKS), deepening a circuit split on the issue and potentially teeing up Supreme Court intervention.

U.S. District Judge Nathaniel Gorton asked the First Circuit to review his recent ruling that the government need not prove

On March 1, 2023, the White House announced the National Cybersecurity Strategy, a coordinated strategy to secure data with a focus on increasing cybersecurity for every company and individual within our great country. The strategy revolves around five pillars intended to build “enduring collaboration between stakeholders across our digital ecosystem” to ensure “that the underlying

On March 3, the Criminal Division of the Department of Justice announced a two-part pilot program to encourage corporations to implement compliance programs with provisions for employee compensation incentives and clawbacks designed to prevent corporate crime. Last week, at the American Bar Association’s 38th Annual National Institute on White Collar Crime, Deputy Attorney General

On February 22, 2023 the Department of Justice (DOJ) released a new policy governing self-disclosure of corporate criminal wrongdoing to United States Attorney’s Offices (USAOs). The policy entitled “United States Attorney’s Office Voluntary Self-Disclosure Policy” (the “VSD Policy”) is the latest guidance from the department designed to encourage businesses to report and remediate