Data Breach: What YOU can do about it?

Marcelo Souccar, CEO Juritis USA and General Counsel Juritis Group, Juritis USA LLC TOTVS Official Partner, USA

In May 2017 the cyber world was under attack. The WannaCry cryptoworm spread quickly, preventing or limiting users from accessing their systems. This was the largest ransomware attack targeting commercial applications up until that point. Bloomberg estimated that this single malware could cost over $2,5 billion for insurers and the overall cost could reach $4 Billion dollars. In June 2017, Petya, another ransomware attack caused serious business disruption at large corporations, including Siemens, Mondelez, and Maersk, among others. These attacks are just the tip of the iceberg in the money-making scheme designed by hackers, and do not include government sponsored attacks, which may target government structures, but also private strategic economic businesses, like utilities, energy, finance and even law enforcement and emergency services, which constitutes an actual cyber war.

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USA Data Protection IT August 2017 Vol.10, No. 40, Summer 2017

Marcelo Souccar


Marcelo Souccar received his bachelor in Law from Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo- PUC-SP, a Master in Bussines Administration with emphasis in IT from FIA-USP and a Master in Science of Administration from Stanford Graduated Business School. After a 3 years internship in one of the biggest Law Firms in Brasil, Machado Meyer Sendacz e Opice he founded his own company in late 2000, focusing on providing consulting services for Law Firms. In 2002, the company merged with BCS Informatica, an IT solutions provider in the Brazilian Legal Industry. BCS was then acquired by TOTVS a Public traded company in Brazil and absolute leader in the Software ERP market in Latin America, where Marcelo worked for 9 years from Senior Manager until reaching a C-Level positon. In 2017, Marcelo engaged in a New Venture to bring TOTVS Solutions to the US as CEO and Partner of Juritis USA a Software Solution Provider specialized in Professional Services (Legal & Accounting) and in Soft-landing for Latin American Companies coming to the US.

Juritis USA LLC TOTVS Official Partner


JurITis - Juridical Information Technology Solutions has more than 30 years of knowledge in providing solution to Professional Services´ Industry with leadership in the Brazilian Legal Segment and elected partner of the year from TOTVS in 2014 and 2015, and from HP (Imanage Legal Solutions in LATAM) in 2015. JurITis USA started its operations in Florida in 2017 providing software and services to its clients enhance productivity and competitiveness, engaging in the digital transformation we live in. In JurITis we believe in our people and value teamwork to build great projects and innovative software solutions.

USA Data Protection IT August 2017 Vol.10, No. 40, Summer 2017

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