Our Data Privacy and Security Practice Group has command of numerous data privacy laws, regulations, standards and related issues. We are experienced in the areas of commercial law, corporate finance, business litigation, government contracts and health care laws and regulations. We have built our team with attorneys across disciplines, each with individual knowledge of technology, e-commerce, information security, health care and litigation. We have active relationships with top quality specialists and forensic experts that provides a comprehensive approach to proactive prevention to a well-orchestrated response should a breach occur.
The Kaufman & Canoles Cybersecurity Response Team recommends a preventative approach by ensuring that our clients are compliant with all internal controls and security measures. This includes laws such as HIPAA and the federal Computer Fraud and Abuse Act, as well as other industry-specific rules and regulations. Preparation is vital. For health care providers, we have developed a template that enables you to comply with the HIPAA regulations.
Our secondary goal is to help you discover and eliminate system weaknesses, therefore reducing the risk of future cybersecurity breaches. This occurs within the confidentiality of attorney-client privilege, allowing us to bring in specialized IT professionals who can search for hidden vulnerabilities. The technology experts, with their knowledge of leading-edge systems, allow us to assist clients in need of a legally sound and effective data protection plan. By taking corrective and preventive action, Kaufman & Canoles attempts to avoid future litigation.
Finally, our Cybersecurity Response Team can go to work immediately when the unfortunate circumstance of a breach occurs. We respond promptly with legal advice, assisting your company as it navigates the murky waters of compliance requirements. We guide our clients through the notification process, as well any government investigations. We defend our clients' interests and limit the multiple liabilities in the event of claims. If the hacker is identified, we will aggressively seek damages.
Areas of expertise include:
- Breach notification and representation before regulators
- Data transfer and representation before regulators
- Intellectual property litigation
- Trade-secret protection and litigation
- Bring your own device (BYOD)
- Employee data management
- Employer and employee relations and privacy
- Government and criminal investigations
- HIPAA and HITECH security assessments and audits
- Payment credit-card industry data security standards (PCI DSS)
- Safe-harbor provisions
- Technology export and import controls
In case of a breach, our Cybersecurity Response Team is available 24-hours a day, 7-days a week to assist you. Please contact us at (844) 417.3309