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An article written by Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney Data & Security Privacy Group Co-chair Matthew H. Meade was featured in the October 2011 edition of The Computer & Internet Lawyer. The article, "Lawyers and Data Security: Understanding a Lawyer's Ethical and Legal Obligations That Arise from Handling Personal Information Provided by Clients," examined, among other things:

  1. Recent news headlines regarding data breaches arising from the actions or inaction of attorneys.
  2. The root causes of those incidents.
  3. The current ethical and legal framework applicable to lawyers who are involved in data breach incidents.
  4. Suggested best practices to help attorneys develop stronger data security practices.