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Preparing for GDPR Compliance

Are you prepared for the GDPR compliance? The General Data Protection Regulation goes into effect in less than a year, May 25, 2018. Don't worry, Maureen has gathered some of the most helpful GDPR resources published by law firms to help align your organization with GDPR compliance.

InfoSec Guidance for In-House & Outside Counsel

Previously, we’ve explored the ever-increasing information security risks faced by law firms, which hold some of their clients’ most sensitive and confidential information. This week, one of the world’s largest and most respected law firms fell victim to a ransomware attack, shutting down its entire computer network system for several days. The Model Controls address thirteen areas of security measures which are designed to serve as a list of baseline security measures that corporate counsel may consider requiring its outside law firms to implement.

New NYDFS Cybersecurity Regulations

New, groundbreaking cybersecurity regulation promulgated by the New York Department of Financial Services requires organizations under its jurisdiction to establish and maintain cybersecurity programs. Unlike current federal law that allows substantial flexibility for institutions to implement reasonable security safeguards, the new NYDFS regulations dictate specific, prescriptive measures companies must take to detect, prevent and report cybersecurity threats. Who is covered and what is required?

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