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Quarles & Brady Launches Safe & Sound, a Privacy and Security Blog

MILWAUKEE, WI — The national law firm of Quarles & Brady LLP today announced that the firm’s Data Privacy & Security Team has launched Safe & Sound, a blog that provides a practical, business-focused discussion of the legal issues relating to the privacy and security of a company’s data. This blog will keep businesses aware of current events, news, and legislation in this area.

Margaret Utterback, chair of the firm’s Madison Business Law Group, said Safe & Sound will discuss current news about U.S. and international regulations associated with privacy. It will keep businesses abreast of what they need to know to protect their electronic information.

“Our clients are facing new concerns about how safe their data is in a changing privacy landscape. They want to know how best to protect their customers from a breach,” said John Barlament, chair of the Data Privacy & Security Team. “Our Quarles & Brady lawyers often step in to help companies stay on top of changing regulations and get up-to-speed on what they need to know to be prepared. This blog will offer a place for them to get a greater understanding of what the conversation in this area is focusing on and what they need to consider.”

There are so many unknowns right now about what is required since the regulations vary from state to state and from country to country, said Heather Buchta, chair of the firm’s Phoenix Intellectual Property Group. This blog, housed on LexBlog, will allow clients to get a quick snapshot of what they need to know and what questions they should ask their legal counsel.

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About the Quarles & Brady Data Privacy & Security Team
The Quarles & Brady Data Privacy & Security Team is a multidisciplinary collection of lawyers knowledgeable in the full range of privacy and security issues, as well as the technology driving those issues. In a world increasingly driven by electronic communication and e-commerce, data privacy and security are vital to safeguarding business relationships with customers, employees, and vendors. Quarles & Brady's Data Privacy & Security Team counsels clients regarding privacy and security laws and policies that govern the storage, use, and transfer of all types of employee and consumer data. The team also helps clients develop best practices to prevent data security breaches and assist with remediation after a breach occurs.