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Practice Group

Cyber Security & Data Breach Attorneys

KJK’s Cybersecurity, Data Breach & Privacy attorneys assist in identifying and addressing information privacy and security risks and help ensure you are ready to respond when a breach occurs. We help our clients navigate the legal, regulatory, liability and policy issues associated with data security laws, data privacy laws, information sharing and assurance, computer forensics and internal investigations, and data breach management. 

Data Privacy Guidance & Cyber Security Legal Services

Cybersecurity and Internet Privacy Guidance
  • Technology Counsel
  • Data Breach Response Plans & Litigation
  • Document Retention Policies and Procedures
  • SOC, HITRUST and Other Certification Guidance
Privacy Compliance Attorneys
  • GDPR & CCPA Compliance
  • GLBA, FTC & PCI Compliance
  • HIPAA & HITECH Compliance

Manage Your Risks

Helping Clients Navigate the complexities of Cyber Security

As data security incidents grow in frequency and severity, regulators around the world are implementing changes to laws or regulations. As a result, your data security obligations are evolving and changing constantly.

KJK’s cyber security attorneys are experienced in helping clients navigate the complexities of managing their cyber security and data privacy risks. Our team assists in responding to data security breaches, providing cybersecurity incident response planning and preparing document retention policies.

We also help clients negotiate data sharing and data access agreements, internal and external privacy policies, and highlight data security issues in insurance policies.

Our Philosophy:

Cyber Security as a Company Culture.

We believe that data privacy must be built into the DNA of each of our clients. Our Cybersecurity, Data Breach & Privacy attorneys can assist clients in compliance with (and investigations related to) various data privacy laws and regulations, including reviewing contracts with third parties to ensure that they are in compliance with privacy regulations. This includes FTC privacy regulations, the “privacy by design” framework, FDA medical device privacy requirements and specific international and domestic data privacy regulations that control the collection, use, processing and transmission of certain kinds of data.

Data Privacy Laws & Regulations:

  • Act as external “Data Protection Officer” for companies
  • CCPA
  • Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)
  • Create and review privacy policies and contractual privacy protection provisions
  • Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA)
  • GDPR
  • Minnesota Government Data Practices Act (Minn. Stat. § 13)
  • New York Consumer Privacy Act (NYPA)
  • “Privacy by Design” review
  • Privacy litigation and enforcement actions

Our Data Privacy Services

  • Contract Review
  • New Product/Service Compliance Review
  • Privacy Policy Development and Review
  • External CPO Services

Service:

Cyber Security Insurance Audits

A complete understanding of a company’s insurance program is key to maximizing protection against cyber risk.  Our team will review your current policies of insurance and determine whether and to what extent you may need additional coverage.  

Service:

Information Security & Privacy Compliance Attorneys

KJK’s Cybersecurity, Data Breach & Privacy attorneys can review contracts, agreements, policies and procedures, as well as software, hardware and medical devices (with appropriate partners) to determine whether a client is in compliance with appropriate laws and regulations, including those outlined below. Additionally, we advise clients on developments in the law regarding data security requirements.

Our Data Privacy Attorneys Give Guidance on the Following Information Security Laws:

  • Cyber-insurance (data breach, e-commerce, fund transfer, insider fraud) review
  • FDA Part 11 data security and electronic records requirements
  • FERPA – Educational Records Privacy
  • FFIEC Guidelines (banks and similar financial industry security regulations)
  • FTC Act, Section 5 data privacy and data security requirements
  • Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (financial services industry)
  • Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) and HITCEH medical information privacy and security laws and regulations
  • Standards for The Protection of Personal Information of Residents of the Commonwealth (201 CMR 17.00)
  • Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) contingent liability
  • National Institutes of Standards Information Security Guidelines (NIST)
  • NERC/FERC – Energy Regulations
  • New York 23 NYCRR 500 (NY Banking regulations on cybersecurity)
  • Payment Card Industry Digital Security Standards (PCI-DSS)
  • SEC Cybersecurity Guidance compliance for publicly traded companies
  • Third party contract review
  • UCC 4A (reasonable security for funds transfer)

 

Cybersecurity & Data Breach

ATTORNEYS

Mark Rasch

Mark D. Rasch

CHAIR

Mark Rasch

Brett Krantz

PARTNER

Alex Welsh

Alex M. Welsh

ASSOCIATE

Brett Krantz

Partner

Mark Rasch

Mark D. Rasch

Of Counsel

Alex Welsh

Alexander M. Welsh

Associate

Contact

CLEVELAND OFFICE

1375 East Ninth Street

One Cleveland Center, 29th Floor

Cleveland, OH 44114-1793

216-696-8700

 

 

COLUMBUS OFFICE

10 West Broad Street

One Columbus Center, Suite 1900

Columbus, OH 43215

614-427-5731

 

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