Privacy, Cybersecurity & Data Protection
With the majority of business conducted online, the issues of privacy, cybersecurity and data protection are some of the most critical concerns for companies operating locally, nationally and internationally. Foster Pepper advises businesses and individuals across a broad range of industry sectors on legal issues relating to privacy, cybersecurity and data protection. We have the skills, knowledge and experience to help you address cybersecurity and data privacy issues in a practical, comprehensive, integrated and timely manner. Our interdisciplinary team works diligently to advise clients on current and emerging issues in this area, including cybersecurity preparedness, risk assessments and compliance, investigations, employment practices, insurance coverage and related disputes and litigation.
We proactively help clients in meeting the legal, regulatory and contractual obligations regarding the collection, use, storage and retention of their valuable data. Our attorneys counsel clients in connection with mitigating cybersecurity risks as well as in preparing for inquiries from state and federal agencies and affected individuals. The Foster Pepper Privacy, Cybersecurity & Data Protection team works collaboratively to support clients at all stages of a data or privacy breach – from assessing risk to response planning, to putting protections such as insurance coverage in place, to efficiently responding to an occurrence, to providing a vigorous defense, and finally, to moving forward after a cyber-attack or breach occurs.