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Privacy, Data and Cybersecurity

For organizations across the globe, accessing, maintaining and exchanging information creates unlimited possibilities—and new risks and vulnerabilities.

Overview

The challenges associated with ensuring privacy and securing data come from within and outside an organization. The complexity of those challenges requires careful collaboration both within the organization and with outside resources on planning, governance and vigilance.  

Data cuts across your whole enterprise. Our Privacy, Data and Cybersecurity Practice Group understands the issues that organizations face when collecting and processing data, whether for managing human capital or for commercial activities. Just as importantly, our team understands the interplay of technical, administrative, contractual and legal risks in the industry-specific regulatory environments where our clients operate.

Regulations and policies addressing data are evolving as quickly as the threats that target that data. Our group maintains up-to-date information on both regulations and threats and we are ready to operate and respond on the state, federal and international levels. We take a holistic, value-added approach to advise our clients on the latest legal developments and threats and to identify best practices that deliver a competitive advantage—and balance business objectives with risk tolerance.

If an incident arises, our teams of CIPP-certified attorneys collaborate with seasoned consultants and industry professionals to develop strategies that address the entire problem/incident. Our team bridges the full continuum of issues and manages investigations, compliance, recovery, vendor management, breach response and beyond. And we draw on our deep roots in employment law to deliver targeted advice about employee-focused training, policy writing, discipline and litigation.

The group provides end-to-end services in the areas of data incidents and response, privacy and security.

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Data Incidents and Response

Has an electronic device (such as a laptop, smartphone, or thumb drive) been lost or stolen? Are you locked out of your data because of ransomware? Have company records or data been improperly accessed, discarded or obtained? Has an employee been a victim of a phishing attack requesting tax records? Are your businesses’ email or electronic systems corrupted or under attack? Has your third-party vendor called to tell you they have had. Read More

Privacy Rights

Does your organization collect, maintain, process, or share personal or confidential information? Do you monitor your premises, employees, and/or customers? Is your organization struggling to balance the balaua of data with individual privacy rights or expectations? Read More

Security

Do you possess or control large amounts of information or data? Are you aware of your legal, professional, and/or contractual duties to safeguard? We work with clients to secure their data and develop enterprise-wide strategies for maintaining compliance. Read More

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Is Your Company Prepared To Comply With The NYS Dep’t of Financial Services Cyber Regulations? First Compliance Deadline Is August 28

August 24, 2017 - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM EST

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Cybersecurity Risk Management for Law Firms Webinar Series

April 19, 2017 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST

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Cybersecurity Risk Management for Law Firms - Webinar Series

April 5, 2017 - 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM EST

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August 1, 2019

Healthcare Organizations, Is Your Patient Portal Secure?

August 1, 2019

Healthcare organizations’ traditional cybersecurity measures are insufficient against today’s cyberattacks, according to a report from LexisNexis® Risk Solutions and the Information Security Media Group released in July 2019. Even as healthcare organizations embrace new technologies (such as patient portals), the report shows that... Read More

July 26, 2019

New York Enacts SHIELD Act, Adding Data Security Requirements and Strengthening Data Breach Requirements

July 26, 2019

New York has enacted the Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security Act (SHIELD Act) to amend the state’s data breach notification law to impose more expansive data security and data breach notification requirements on companies. The move aims to ensure New York residents are better protected against data breaches of their private... Read More

July 10, 2019

2019: The Mid-Year Outlook for Employers

July 10, 2019

The first six months of 2019 have proven to be busy, challenging professionals in the labor and employment communities to keep up with a number of newly enacted laws and regulations. In the 2019: Mid-Year Outlook for Employers, Jackson Lewis attorneys provide a snapshot of activity from the first half of the year as well as a preview of... Read More

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August 27, 2019
Legaltech News

Joseph Lazzarotti Discusses the Elevated Risk of Cyber Breaches During M&A Deals

August 27, 2019

Joseph Lazzarotti discusses the increased risk of of phishing attacks and proper cybersecurity controls during M&A deals in "Gone Phishing: M&A's Unique Cyberthreat and How to Protect Against It," published by Legaltech News.  Subscription may be required to view article Read More

August 16, 2019
CyberInsecurity News

Joseph Lazzarotti Comments on Implications of Ohio’s New Data Protection Act

August 16, 2019

Joseph Lazzarotti comments on the implications of Ohio’s new Data Protection Act, and how the new law was the first in the nation to use incentives rather than threat of punishment to strengthen cybersecurity in "A State Law's Safe Harbor From Data Breach Suits," published by CyberInsecurity News. Subscription may be... Read More

August 9, 2019
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Joseph Lazzarotti Comments on Local Governments Facing a Cybersecurity Challenges

August 9, 2019

Joseph Lazzarotti comments on the implications of recent cyber-attacks on U.S. government infrastructure in "US states demand help in cyber efforts," published by The Daily Swig. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

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CCPA: Expansive Array of Consumer Rights Imposes Rigorous Compliance Burden
September 18, 2019

For years now, state laws have required subject organizations to provide notification to affected data subjects and, in some instances, to state agencies, consumer reporting agencies, and the media, when they experience a “breach” of certain categories of information.  And a growing number of states – including California, Colorado, Conne Read More

CCPA Amendments Updated, Finalized, and Moving on to Governor Newsom
September 16, 2019

The California Consumer Privacy Act is almost here! The groundbreaking law takes effect January 1, 2020. Covered businesses and their service providers have already started preparing, as the CCPA continues to evolve since it was introduced. Read More

Eleventh Circuit Ruling May Impact TCPA Class Actions
September 12, 2019

Last week, the Eleventh Circuit ruled that a single unsolicited text message doesn’t meet the harm requirement necessary to proceed with a Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) claim.   The Eleventh Circuit ruling, Salcedo v. Read More

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State Data Breach Laws

Sarah Ryan and Daniel Moses discuss the various state laws governing data breach notification, the recent developments of GDPR and the California Consumer Privacy Act.

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Privacy Issues and Data Breaches

Adam Guttell and Jeffrey Schlossberg discuss privacy issues and how employers can prevent data breaches.

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