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Capsicum Commentary Featured in The New Jersey Law Journal

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Capsicum’s Leeza Garber, Esq. was quoted in David Gialanella’s article in The New Jersey Law Journal: “Universities ‘Peculiar Creatures’ in Cybersecurity World.” In discussing cyberattacks and DDOS attacks on universities, Leeza commented that:

“It makes me think of a nation-state versus some kid in his basement just trying to cause damage,” said Leeza Garber, corporate counsel and director of business development at technology consultancy Capsicum Group in Philadelphia, which got its start as the technology arm of law firm Pepper Hamilton.

“Sometimes it may seem easier to gloss over if there wasn’t personal information taken,” but “all of these varied types of cybercrimes are malicious—with different purposes,” she added.

“While a DDoS attack may not seek direct financial gain, causing a network to fail can cause a host of other issues for a university in particular,” Garber said.

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