Michael Bahar and Brittany Cambre


Michael Bahar is the former Minority Staff Director and General Counsel of the U.S. House of Representatives Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence. Bahar currently serves as a partner at Eversheds Sutherland (US) where he leads the Cybersecurity and Privacy team. Brittany Cambre, an associate with Eversheds Sutherland (US)'s Litigation Practice Group, focuses her practice on complex business litigation. She counsels clients in a wide array of issues including commercial business disputes and business torts, insurance defense, professional liability, and cybersecurity and data protection. Prior to joining Eversheds Sutherland (US), Brittany worked with the American Cancer Society's Office of Corporation Counsel.


Legislative Efforts in the Wake of Maritime Cyberattacks

By Michael Bahar and Brittany Cambre 2017-10-25 16:18:07

In June the maritime industry experienced what many consider a particularly insidious form of cyber attack known as GPS Spoofing, where global positioning system data is subtly manipulated to the point of grave inaccuracy. According to the U.S. Maritime Administration, at least 20 ships in the Black Sea were affected. While at sea, these ships erroneously reported positions at an airport 32 kilometers inland. Although the event resulted in minimal fallout, recent events like this one, coupled with the ransomware...

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