Our data security practice integrates attention to how data is administered and how their cyber environment is used to provides services and operate.  Cyber security differs from data security and clients are counseled on their operations and their compliance.  We resort to forensics to discover the reason for the irregular operation or irregular events occurring in our clients’ business. In our experience, how clients management their data is crucial.  We always address the practical aspects of data security, cyber security, cloud computing, computer processing, technology stacking, etc. as we discuss customer or patient privacy issues.

As we work with our clients, we get involved with data issues regarding, technologyintellectual property, employee computer use policies, internet use, cloud  computing services, contracts, and other business aspects that are pertinent to cyber security.

Data security and privacy concerns are intertwined as cybercrime incidents surprise daily business operations along with personal data breaches.  We advise clients on their data treatment claims which may draw attention from the FTC regarding deceptive practices.  Our efforts have involved the need to reach out to law enforcement, i.e., the FBI and the Secret Service, to engage their efforts for investigating incidents.  Our data security and privacy work involves many of the following concerns working with our clients:

  • Data retention and protection
  • Identity theft
  • Data security disputes
  • Internet fraud
  • Breach notification
  • Consumer protection litigation
  • Data privacy breach
  • Invasion of privacy litigation
  • Data storage agreements
  • Data management and records retention
  • SaaS agreements and transfers
  • Intellectual property misappropriation
  • Cloud computing, Contracts & Security
  • Computer intrusion incidents
  • Employee privacy & data management policy

Many data security and privacy breach incidents queries delve in on business issues and practices and incident response.  Compliance with state and federal provisions and their notification requirements are addressed when a data breach incident occurs.  Our data security and privacy counsel compliance service and litigation efforts advise on the following provisions and as well pursue litigation on their behalf regarding the following:

  • Electronic Communication Privacy Act (ECPA)
  • Economic Espionage Act
  • Federal and State Computer Fraud Abuse Act
  • Stored Communications Act (SCA)
  • Electronic Communications Transactions Act (ECTA)
  • Gramm-Leach-Bliley-Act (Financial Privacy)
  • Drivers Privacy Protection Act
  • Right to Financial Privacy Act
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA)
  • Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA)
  • Fair and Accurate Credit Transactions Act (FACTA)
  • Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA)

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