In WRAL TechWire, Steve Britt and Sarah Hutchins co-authored an article on data privacy. The article provides a high-level overview of what you need to know about data privacy from a legal standpoint. This article is the first of a 5-part series on data privacy law to bring some clarity to one of the fastest growing and most complex areas of technology law.
“Updates in data privacy are incredibly fast moving and are a continuing expanding area of law. The business community needs to pay attention to current developments and review current information regarding where these laws came from, where they are going and what companies need to do to prepare for these changes.”
“By starting now, a company can set a deliberate pace towards a comprehensive data management program that will enable it to show a good-faith effort toward compliance in the event that a data breach or other regulatory event occurs along the way. That will be its best defense against this growing array of new legal risks.”
You can read the full article here: Data privacy & you: What you really need to know from a legal point of view
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