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Privacy, Data and Cybersecurity

Accessing, maintaining, safeguarding and exchanging personal, consumer and business information fosters both unlimited possibilities and new risks and vulnerabilities for organizations across the globe.

Overview

Jackson Lewis’ interdisciplinary Privacy, Data and Cybersecurity Group, comprised of experienced attorneys many of whom are “Certified Information Privacy Professionals” (CIPP) by the International Association of Privacy Professionals, stays on the edge of legal developments affecting our clients’ workplace, business and marketing risks—and opportunities—in the digital age.

We fully appreciate the value and sensitivity of data and we take a holistic, value-add approach in advising clients, regularly coordinating with other subject matter experts, such as information technology vendors, to provide practical advice and preventive strategies that address the range of potential issues relating to privacy, e-communication and data security.

The group has three primary areas of focus. For each, we provide clients with preventive strategies and compliance advice, including policy development and training, and represent them in related administrative enforcement actions and litigation, including class actions.

24/7 Data Incident Response Team

Has an electronic device (laptop, smartphone, thumb drive, etc.) been lost or stolen? Are you locked out of your data because of ransomware? Have company records or data been improperly accessed? Has an employee been a victim of a phishing attack requesting tax records? Are your businesses’ electronic systems corrupted or under attack? Has something like this happened to one of your third-party service providers? Are you uncertain what to do now to respond to a potential data breach?

Our team has experienced, data breach response attorneys available to assist organizations that have encountered a data incident, ransomware attack, or potential data breach.

We are available 24/7 at 844-544-5296 or breach@jacksonlewis.com.
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Data Security

Reviewing and developing enterprise-wide strategies for safeguarding data and maintaining compliance, including data breach response.

  • Cybersecurity Assessments
  • Written Information Security Program Development
  • BYOD and Device Management
  • Cybersecurity, Ransomware Breach Preparedness, Response and Litigation
  • Cybersecurity Awareness and Training Programs for Executives and Employees
  • Vendor Management and Data Security Agreement Drafting and Negotiation
  • Government Contractor Compliance
  • Strategy Development for Going Paperless and Cloud Computing
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e-Communications

Maximizing the effectiveness and efficiencies of electronic communications (e.g., social media, BYOD, telemarketing) while avoiding legal, contractual and ethical pitfalls.

  • Social Media and Other Online Communications
  • e-Communication Policy and Procedure Development
  • e-Application and Onboarding Program Design and Implementation
  • Telephone Consumer Protection Act Compliance and Litigation
  • Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance
  • SEC and FINRA e-Communication Monitoring and Recordkeeping Compliance
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Privacy

Achieving a balance between an entity’s need for use or disclosure of personal or confidential information with an individual’s or entity’s privacy rights and interests in an era of big data and high-powered analytics.

  • Big Data and Analytics
  • Monitoring and Surveillance of Customers, Employees and Others
  • HIPAA Privacy and Security Compliance for Providers, Plans and Business Associates
  • International/Cross Border Data Privacy Compliance
  • Records Access Management
  • Leave of Absence Management
  • Background Checks, Workplace Searches and Investigations
  • Strategies for Exchanges of Data in Mergers and Acquisitions
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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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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

July 9, 2019

U.S. Supreme Court Roundup – 2018-2019

July 9, 2019

The U.S. Supreme Court term that ended in June 2019 included decisions on many topics important to workplace law, including class actions, arbitration, and administrative exhaustion and Title VII claims. Class Actions, Arbitration The Court ruled in a 5-4 decision that class action arbitration is such a departure from ordinary,... Read More

June 21, 2019

U.S. Supreme Court Leaves Open Issue of Federal Communication Agency Interpretation of TCPA, For Now

June 21, 2019

Dodging the question of whether the Hobbs Act requires a federal court to accept the 2006 Federal Communication Commission (FCC) Order that provides the legal interpretation for the Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA), which bars any “telephone facsimile machine” from sending an unsolicited advertisement to another fax machine, the... Read More

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July 9, 2019
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Jackson Lewis and Merchants Information Solutions Launch New Data Security and Compliance Tool JLSecure™

July 9, 2019

Joseph Lazzarotti comments on the launch of  JLSecure™, a cutting-edge data security and compliance tool created by Merchants Information Solutions, Inc. and Jackson Lewis in "Merchants Information Solutions Extends Alliance with Jackson Lewis to Bring JLSecure™ Data Security Compliance Portal to SmartIDentity for Business... Read More

June 5, 2019
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Joseph Lazzarotti Comments on Implications of the Booming Wearable Tech iIndustry

June 5, 2019

Joseph Lazzarotti comments on the implications of the expanding wearable tech industry in major league sports in "MLS Seeks Player Tracking in Upcoming CBA Negotiation," published by SportsTechie. Subscription may be required to view article Read More

April 30, 2019
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Joseph Lazzarotti Comments on Implications of Healthcare Providers in Breach of HIPAA Data Protection Laws

April 30, 2019

Joseph Lazzarotti comments on the implications of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services adjusting the monetary penalties it imposes on healthcare providers found to be in breach of HIPAA data protection law in "US healthcare organizations could face lighter fines for data breaches," published by The Daily Swig. ... Read More

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Illinois’ Attorney General Wants to Know About Data Breaches
July 17, 2019

Possibly adding to the list of states that have updated their privacy and breach notification laws this year, the Illinois legislature passed Senate Bill 1624 which would update the state’s current breach notification law to require most “data collectors,” which includes entities that, for any purpose, handle, collect, d Read More

CCPA Update – Maybe Employees Are “Consumers” After All – Employee PI is Still In Play
July 11, 2019

Employers, you are not out of the CCPA woods yet. If you have been tracking the proposed amendments to the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), you know that businesses and stakeholders have been clamoring to shape the new sweeping law in a number of ways. Read More

Maine and Nevada Sign into Law Consumer Privacy Laws
July 3, 2019

The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), which goes into effect January 1, 2020, is considered the most robust state privacy law in the United States. The CCPA seems to have spurred a flood of similar legislative proposals on the state level, and started a shift in the consumer privacy law landscape. 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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