The presentation will begin with a brief discussion of the current privacy and cybersecurity landscape, emphasizing the importance of understanding and adapting to emerging trends and will delve into these burgeoning trends, offering an overview of key privacy laws in the United States.
It will also explore commonly litigated statutes such as the FCRA, DPPA, CCPA, VPPA, BIPA, state wiretap laws, state medical information statutes, and common law claims, as well as it will offer guidance on how businesses can proactively manage its privacy practices in lieu of litigation trends.
The subsequent section will distinguish between privacy and information security, providing guidance on how businesses can ensure both. Moreover, the presentation will offer insight into the importance of safeguarding personal information and strategies that businesses can employ to ensure the security of such information and followed by a brief section offering best practices for responding to data breaches and strategies for businesses to minimize damage and ensure swift recovery.
Overall, this presentation aims to provide an overview of the current and evolving privacy and cybersecurity landscape, offering valuable insights and practical strategies for businesses to navigate regulatory complexities, respond to emerging trends, and ensure effective implementation and compliance.
Key topics to be discussed:
The current and evolving privacy and cybersecurity landscape
Insights and practical strategies for businesses to navigate regulatory complexities
Responding to emerging trends and ensure effective implementation and compliance
Date / Time: January 9, 2024
Robyn W. Lin | Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders LLP
Robyn is an associate in the firm’s Privacy + Cyber practice who focuses on helping clients understand and maintain data compliance. She regularly assists clients with all aspects of their privacy programs, including an initial assessment of applicable law, policy drafting, and implementation. Her practice also includes regulatory assessments and serving as an expert for mergers and acquisitions. Robyn also provides ongoing commentary on developments within privacy and cybersecurity, and serves as assistant editor of More Privacy Please, the firm’s monthly newsletter recapping industry and legal developments in the areas of cybersecurity, information governance, and privacy.
Natasha E. Halloran | Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders LLP
Natasha is an associate in the firm’s Privacy + Cyber practice, where she assists clients with privacy-related issues such as reviewing privacy policies, regulatory compliance, and due diligence for mergers and acquisitions. Her practice also includes commercial litigation, business disputes, and class-action litigation under consumer protection statutes, such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA) and Video Privacy Protection Act (VPPA). Prior to joining the firm, Natasha served as a law clerk for the Honorable Robert S. Ballou at the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Virginia.
Karla Ballesteros | Troutman Pepper Hamilton Sanders LLP
Karla is an associate in the firm’s Privacy + Cyber practice. Her daily work includes counseling clients through the initial incident response, potential ransom payment, restoration, data mining, and notification segments of the incident response practice. She also leads efforts to identify and remediate shortcomings in cybersecurity and privacy practices of clients. Prior to joining the firm, Karla was a cyber services manager for the Beazley Group, offering proactive risk management guidance to clients seeking to improve their controls and mitigate risks before an incident occurs. Over the span of her career, she has handled more than 500 active cybersecurity incidents.
I. Current privacy and cybersecurity landscape | 2:00pm – 2:05pm
Importance of understanding and adapting to emerging trends
II. Emerging Trends | 2:05pm – 2:15pm
Cyber threats: An overview of the latest cyber threats businesses face
Business competitive prerequisites: How privacy and cybersecurity impact business competitiveness
Regulatory complexities: A look at the complex regulatory landscape businesses must navigate
Increased scrutiny: The implications of increased scrutiny on businesses
III. Commonly Litigated Statutes | 2:15pm – 2:25pm
A review of commonly litigated statutes such as FCRA, DPPA, CCPA, VPPA, BIPA, state wiretap laws, state medical information statutes, and common law claims
Key takeaways for businesses to avoid litigation
IV. Typical Rhythm – Standard, Damages, Class Certification | 2:25pm – 2:35pm
The typical rhythm of privacy and cybersecurity litigation
How businesses can prepare for and respond to potential litigation
V. HIPAA/Cookie Use | 2:35pm – 2:45pm
HIPAA and its implications for cookie use
How businesses can ensure compliance with HIPAA and cookie use regulations
VI. Key Privacy laws in the United States and Key Terms | 2:45pm – 3:00pm
A comprehensive guide of key US privacy laws
Definitions and explanations of key terms
Break | 3:00pm – 3:10pm
VII. Impact on Implementation and Compliance | 3:10pm – 3:20pm
How emerging trends and regulatory complexities impact implementation and compliance
Strategies for businesses to ensure effective implementation and compliance
VIII. Privacy Policies | 3:20pm – 3:25pm
The role of privacy policies in ensuring compliance
How businesses can use privacy policies in drafting, assessing for compliance or M&A, and litigation
IX. Privacy vs. Information Security | 3:25pm – 3:35pm
The difference between privacy and information security
How businesses can ensure both privacy and information security
X. Breach Responses | 3:35pm – 3:40pm
Best practices for responding to data breaches
How businesses can minimize damage and ensure swift recovery