7 Ways To Avoid Privacy And Data Security Trouble

Law360, New York (April 5, 2011, 1:17 PM EDT) -- Law firms, like any other business, are regulated by an ever-growing web of data security laws. Federal and state enactments restrict the handling of employee data, client data and the data of parties in litigation. While the medical and financial services industries have long been accustomed to the need for strict compliance with the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act and other complicated laws, for various reasons lawyers may view such regulation as being inapplicable to them. Nothing could be further from...
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