The Legal Considerations of Privacy: Managing Risk, Exposure, and Liability

This session will focus on the following:

·      How do privacy and security incidents happen?

·      What does the regulatory enforcement landscape look like and what kind of penalties are involved?

·      What types of risk reduction strategies are available?

·      How can you limit liability through careful contracting?

·      How can you manage liability through insurance? (limitations of traditional policies, first vs. third-party coverage)

·      What should you know when responding to a breach or complaint? (discovery, preservation, and privilege issues)

·      Who can help? (attorneys, forensic firms, PR consultants)