[Webinar] “Reasonable” Cyber Best Practices: Sword or Shield?

April 24th, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm ET
EDRM - Electronic Discovery Reference Model

EDRM - Electronic Discovery Reference Model

April 24th, 2024
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM ET

In an era where digital information flows ceaselessly, the specter of data breaches looms large. Whether these breaches are the result of deliberate attacks or unintentional leaks, they can range from being merely inconvenient to catastrophically harmful for both the businesses involved and the consumers whose personal information is put at risk. The repercussions of such breaches aren't just operational or reputational; there are also significant legal implications to consider.

Recognizing the grave impact of data breaches, both federal and state legislatures have been compelled to enact stringent laws and regulations aimed at safeguarding personal data. For businesses, navigating this complex legal landscape can be daunting. Non-compliance isn't an option, as it could result in hefty penalties and irreparable damage to trust and brand image.

Our upcoming webinar seeks to demystify the current state of legislation and regulation surrounding data protection, with a special emphasis on New York State's innovative approach. The Stop Hacks and Improve Electronic Data Security (SHIELD) Act stands out by imposing "reasonable requirements" for data security, setting a precedent that may influence future legislation.

Join us as we delve into the intricacies of the SHIELD Act, examining what it means to maintain "reasonable" data security measures and how these requirements extend beyond the borders of New York. Our discussion will also explore other pivotal legislation in the field of data protection, providing a comprehensive overview of what businesses need to know to stay compliant.

Moreover, we'll share actionable insights and best practices for data protection. From implementing robust cybersecurity frameworks to fostering a culture of data privacy within your organization, you'll learn how to not just comply with legal requirements but to also fortify your defenses against potential breaches.

Whether you're a business owner, a data protection officer, or simply interested in the field of data privacy, this webinar will equip you with the knowledge and tools you need to navigate the evolving landscape of data breach laws effectively.

Key Takeaways:

  • An in-depth understanding of the New York SHIELD Act and its implications for businesses both within and outside New York State.
  • Insights into federal and other state laws regulating data security and privacy.
  • Practical strategies and best practices for achieving and maintaining compliance with data protection laws.
  • Tips for enhancing your organization's data security posture to prevent breaches.

Prepare your business to face the challenges of data security in the digital age. Join us for a comprehensive exploration of the laws that shape our approach to data privacy and security, and learn how to turn compliance into an opportunity for strengthening your business.

Expert Presenter:

Ron Hedges, Principal at Ronald J. Hedges LLC


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