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Q&A with Matt Field on Cyber Liability Insurance

Posted by Administrator on Mar 3, 2016 5:02:30 PM

In January, we hosted an event with the Northeast Chapter of the Association of Corporate Counsel (ACC) on cyber security. Matt Field, a cyber insurance expert, participated on the panel, and we are thrilled to offer you a Q&A with Matt on the basics of cyber insurance. Matt is Woodruff-Sawyer's New England practice leader. He is expert in complex risk management and insurance areas, including cyber, D&O, clinical trials and reps and warranties insurance. He works with companies ranging from start-ups to large publicly trade global entities. Find out more about Matt here.

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Topics: cybersecurity, data breach, data security, cyber insurance

What's Coming in 2016? Data Security, Social Media and a Busy SEC

Posted by Administrator on Jan 25, 2016 4:11:26 PM

What's Coming in 2016? Data Security, Social Media and a Busy SEC

What will be the top issues for in-house counsel in 2016? From data breaches to securities laws, there will be no shortage of interesting legal questions to confront in the coming months.

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Topics: data breach, SEC, social media

Data Breach? Top 10 Things to Do Next

Posted by Gerry Silver on Nov 6, 2015 12:04:43 PM

Whether you are in-house counsel or external counsel, upon first hearing of a massive data breach affecting your client, your first reaction will likely be at least a twinge of panic.  So first, take a deep breath and calm down.  Unfortunately, these days this happens all the time.  Below are the top ten things to do after enjoying that deep breath.

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Topics: data breach, data security, attorney-client privilege

Lawyers, Data Security and Preventing Data Breaches

Posted by Administrator on Oct 13, 2015 3:00:00 PM

Data security for in-house legal departments and law firms

We are all learning to navigate the new and complex data security protocols and procedures, and we at InhouseGo2 thought that our experience as a firm might be helpful to our in-house clients and colleagues. We interviewed both Ilene Sunshine, our chief privacy officer and Nancy Wahl, our director of IT. They have recently led Sullivan & Worcester through a state-of-the-art data security training and have set up procedures for dealing with a data breach.

1. What do you know now that you wish you had known when you first became the firm’s chief privacy and data security officer?

Ilene Sunshine (Chief Privacy Officer): I wish I’d known how complex and scary this topic is – I might have respectfully declined the job!

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Topics: privacy, cybersecurity, data breach, data security

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