Data Innovation, Privacy & Cybersecurity
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With innovation in data collection and monetization continuing to accelerate and concerns about data protection, privacy and cybersecurity prompting ever-greater global scrutiny, boards and senior executives require sophisticated counsel to assess and navigate risks around the use of customer, business partner or employee data. We help clients establish oversight and compliance frameworks that reduce the potential for large-scale data breaches or cyber incidents, manage and mitigate fast-moving crises when they occur, and respond to related litigation.
December 21, 2018
Litigation partner Jeh Johnson was featured in a Q&A in Corporate Counsel. In the interview, Secretary Johnson discusses cyber threats, the push for federal data privacy legislation, and the U.S. trade conflict with China, among other topics. “I believe it’s going to get worse before it gets better,” he notes, addressing the increasing vulnerability of businesses to cyberattacks. “I believe that those on offense are increasingly clever, aggressive and tenacious. And those of us on defense have yet to turn the corner.”