Romaine Marshall

Romaine Marshall

Romaine Marshall helps clients protect their data, businesses, and reputations from cybersecurity and privacy incidents.

As a cybersecurity and privacy lawyer, he works with clients to properly secure and use electronic data, develop industry-specific cybersecurity programs, conduct risk assessments and internal privacy audits, and respond to regulatory investigations. He has represented clients in more than 100 incidents involving data breaches, ransomware, malware attacks, security misconfigurations, wire fraud, software vulnerabilities, social engineering, and other exploits.

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Achieving Industry Standards

For Cybersecurity and Privacy, “What Are the Industry Standards? Are We Meeting Them?” These are questions the FTC Chairman, Joseph Simons, strongly suggested a CEO must ask before a data breach occurs to avoid the prospect of personal liability. These questions and statements by other commissioners emphasizing the FTC’s role – to bring about a … Continue Reading

Recent FTC Enforcement Actions

What the FTC Wants, the FTC (Mostly) Gets In recent weeks the Federal Trade Commission has been on a tear. As one example, on July 22 it announced a $700 million settlement with Equifax for “the 2017 data breach that jeopardized the personal data of a staggering 147 million people.” But it is a decision … Continue Reading