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Data Privacy Primer is Concise, Authoritative Source

The Sedona Conference, a nonprofit dedicated to the advanced study of law and policy, released its Data Privacy Primer in January 2018. The Working Group on Data Security and Privacy Liability, one of the sections of the Sedona Conference working to create best practices and guidelines for the legal community, developed the primer to identify and comment on trends in data security and privacy law, helping organizations prepare for and respond to data breaches, and the legal community assess questions of liability and damages.

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Closing the Breach: Law Firm Data Security

While most law firms understand the ethical and regulatory requirements to protect and secure both client and firm-owned information, securing data is not a simple process. Too many firms fall short in considering all impactful factors. Read on for what you should do now to secure your firm's data.

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Data Security Expectations for Law Firms: Guidelines for In-House Counsel

The ACC has released its first-ever guidelines on data security for outside law firms. The new model guidelines, which the ACC developed for in-house counsel to use with their external legal providers, are drafted in such a way that they can easily be used independently or incorporated into a policy or agreement with any outside law firm that handles the company’s sensitive information.

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Data Protection is Power: How Security-Savvy Lawyers Keep Hackers at Bay

Law firms and in-house counsel must understand data security if they are to adequately protect data - either theirs or their clients'. The more informed legal practitioners are, the better able they'll be to thwart data breaches, and choose legal services parters that can further mitigate the risk of data theft.

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