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MVA Updates has written 9 posts for Data Points

MVA Seminar – Privacy and Data Security in the Trump Era: How to talk to the FBI and your IT Department in a Data Breach

PRIVACY AND DATA SECURITY IN THE TRUMP ERA: HOW TO TALK TO THE FBI AND YOUR IT DEPARTMENT IN A DATA BREACH (MAY 24, 2017): Effectively responding to a data breach requires clear communication with a web of internal and external groups. Two important groups are law enforcement and a company’s internal IT department. With the … Continue reading

MVA Seminar – Contracting for the Cloud

CONTRACTING FOR THE CLOUD (OCTOBER 27, 2016): Privacy and data security issues impact every industry and affect almost all aspects of a company’s operations. Sales, human resources, data maintenance and storage, IT, legal and compliance, even litigation, all require careful attention to protecting the privacy of personal information as well as preserving the integrity of … Continue reading

MVA Seminar – The Nuts and Bolts of Data Security Programs: How to Put One Together for Your Company

THE NUTS AND BOLTS OF DATA SECURITY PROGRAMS: HOW TO PUT ONE TOGETHER FOR YOUR COMPANY (JUNE 2016): Privacy and data security issues impact every industry and affect almost all aspects of a company’s operations. Sales, human resources, data maintenance and storage, IT, legal and compliance, even litigation, all require careful attention to protecting the privacy … Continue reading

MVA Seminar – Responding to a Data Breach: What to Expect and What to Avoid

RESPONDING TO A DATA BREACH: WHAT TO EXPECT AND WHAT TO AVOID (APRIL 20, 2016): Verizon, Experian, and T-Mobile are on a growing list of entities impacted by major data breaches in the past year.  But data breaches are not just limited to large national companies or organizations. No one is immune. For most organizations—big or … Continue reading

MVA Seminar – Privacy and Data Breach: What Can Companies Expect in 2016?

PRIVACY AND DATA BREACH: WHAT CAN COMPANIES EXPECT IN 2016? (MARCH 16, 2016, SPEAKERS – KARIN MCGINNIS, TODD TAYLOR): 2016 promises to bring significant developments and challenges in information privacy and data security. Congress and state legislatures are continuing to focus on new laws to protect personal information while at the same time minimize the impact of cybersecurity … Continue reading

MVA Seminar – Limiting Legal Liability for Potential Privacy and Data Security Issues: Practical Approaches to a Complex Problem

LIMITING LEGAL LIABILITY FOR POTENTIAL PRIVACY AND DATA SECURITY ISSUES: PRACTICAL APPROACHES TO A COMPLEX PROBLEM (APRIL 29, 2015):  You know that privacy and data security issues pose a huge risk for your company.  Regulatory penalties, litigation costs and recovery, and even just the cost of analyzing a data breach and sending out required notices can … Continue reading

An Early Christmas Present for Consumers? Court Rules that Retailers Can Be Liable to Banks Arising from Data Breaches.

by Privacy & Data Security Members Karin McGinnis & Robert Sumner

Privacy & Data Security Update: Supreme Court Rules that Warrants are Required for Cell Phone Searches

[On June 27, 2014, Charlotte Privacy & Data Security Member Karin McGinnis and Senior Counsel Todd Taylor published the following update regarding the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Riley v. California, 573 U.S. ___ (2014)]   On June 25th, the Supreme Court brought the Fourth Amendment into the digital age with its ruling in Riley … Continue reading

Social Media – Love it or leave it?

Social Media – Love it or leave it? Charlotte Privacy & Data Security Member Karin McGinnis was published in Business North Carolina’s 2014 Law Journal, which was included in the publication’s May issue.  Her article, “Love it or leave it?” examines the pros and cons of social media use among businesses, and the “key strategy” – … Continue reading

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