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“Top 3 data privacy, security issues in-house counsel should focus on in 2015”

Wisconsin Law Journal By John L. Barlament

Below is an excerpt:

Recent cyber attacks have caused companies to focus on privacy and security issues more than ever before.

With the attack on Sony in December 2014 and the unprecedented breach involving health plan information of Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield in early 2015, companies have recognized that cyber hacks are a real threat. Today, the question is not “if,” but rather, “when” your company or one of your vendors will get hacked. The new landscape is forcing in-house counsel to prepare for this inevitability and the following three steps are good places to start.