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Data Privacy Emerging Issues: A 2012 Update


Data privacy issues have been a top concern in many business industries today. Much of the data collected and stored is of a highly sensitive nature and if lost or stolen could open firm up to huge lawsuits. Thieves and hackers are becoming ever more sophisticated in the planning and execution of their attacks. You need to be ready by building an integrated data protection program from a policy perspective in order to be secure. While there are no quick fixes to this problem, there are ways to mitigate and reduce the possibility of data theft or leaks.

This Live Webcast will help you develop an effective privacy, security and information risk management framework from a policy perspective, address privacy and data security issues, expand your data privacy regulation, deal with privacy challenges using the social media.

The panel of key thought leaders will discuss the following issues:

  • FTC’s Approach to Data Security Enforcement (legal standards and guiding principles)
  • Factors that Increase the Risk that Data may be Lost or Stolen (new trends, new tools)
  • Common Data Security Failures
  • Potential Harm to Consumers
  • Recent developments in cloud privacy and security
  • Update on state of cookie standards, guidance and laws
  • Emerging mobile privacy considerations
  • Restrictions on collection, use and disclosure of retail consumer data
  • Recording telephone calls: extra-territorial enforcement issues
  • Text message litigation: how sending a confirmation can be painful
  • Recent California actions:
    • AG focus on privacy policy for applications
    • California Class actions: collection of personal information in credit card transactions: what is personal information?
    • California Class actions: disclosure of information for marketing purposes
  • Recent developments and trends involving state data breach notification laws
  • Proposed federal legislation regarding privacy and data breach notification laws
  • The White House, Department of Commerce and Federal Trade Commission privacy frameworks
  • Potential impact of these and other government initiatives on interoperability among data privacy regimes
  • Restrictions on Use and Disclosure of healthcare information
  • Permitted Uses and Disclosures
  • Enhanced Patient Rights
  • Expanded application of HIPAA and HITECH
  • Enhanced Penalties
  • Recent Enforcement Actions

** Registration is complimentary for MMM clients & friends **

Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP
Michele P. Madison,

Cooley LLP
Susan Lyon,
Special Counsel; Co-chair, Privacy Practice Group

Federal Trade Commission
Jessica Lyon,
Attorney, Division of Privacy and Identity Protection

Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
Catherine D. Meyer, 

Mayer Brown
Jeffrey Taft,

Recommended CLE/CPE Hours: 
1.75 - 2.0 

Course Code: 124305

(Please note, complimentary passes are available for the first 30 registrants. Once all of the passes are used, attendees can register for the deeply discounted rate of $25 each courtesy of Morris, Manning & Martin, LLP.  If CLE or CPE is needed, a minimal/partial processing fee is $49 for the registrant.)

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