Jun 23 2008 -
Jun 24 2008
12:00 AM - 12:00 AM
PLI New York Center, NYC, New York, NY
Matthew H. Meade will speak on data security at this program, presented by the Practising Law Institute. Meade is counsel in the Pittsburgh office of Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney. His practice encompasses a variety of commercial litigation matters, including securities litigation and white collar criminal defense, as well as corporate internal investigations and commercial technology matters.

The program focuses on the critical issues of privacy and data protection faced by all companies, including legal compliance requirements in online privacy and information security practices. The Internet and other emerging information technologies have created powerful tools for the collection, processing, storage and use of personal information. Domestic and international legal restrictions on corporate rights to use such information are complex and evolving, as are new laws requiring corporations to protect the security and integrity of such data. The program will discuss these concerns and other important issues in the law of information privacy and security.

Meade's session, titled "The Emerging Law of Data Security: From Corporate Obligations to Provide Security to Breach Notification Requirements." The session will discuss the expanding scope of the duty to provide security for corporate data, current regulatory guidance on best practices for security compliance, recent litigation and enforcement actions for failure to provide adequate security, the challenge of complying with multiple state breach notification laws and penalties and litigation risk for failure to notify of security breaches. Meade also is the author of an article for the program's textbook, titled "A Guide to Safeguarding Employee Personal Data."

The program will be held at the PLI New York Center in New York City. For more information, or to register, click here to visit the Practising Law Institute website.