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Identity Theft: Data Security for Employers

OnDemand Webinar (93 minutes)

Learn what employers need to do to comply with various data privacy laws and how implementing strategies can decrease the chances of identity theft and potential legal liability.All employers face an ever-growing number of challenges with data security and privacy. Personnel records contain sensitive information about your employees. CRM software stores confidential information about your customers. Business deals are formed and carried out via email. To protect themselves and comply with legal obligations, employers need to secure their data while at the same time respecting the privacy rights of their employees. When the bad guys often seem one step ahead, finding the right balance can be hard. This topic will explore the important issues of data security and privacy in the workplace. You will learn about your legal obligations and best practices for safeguarding data, monitoring employees, and preparing for and responding to a data breach, and come away with an understanding of how data breaches occur, what obligations they have to protect data, and best practices you can implement at your place of business.


David A. Cole, Freeman, Mathis & Gary, LLP


Understanding Data Breaches and How They Occur

• Types of Data and Industries Targeted by Hackers

• Most Common Vulnerabilities Used for Attack

Legal Requirements for Data Security and Privacy

• Overview of Data Security and Privacy Laws in the United States

• Data Breach Notification and Reporting Requirements

• Potential Claims Against Employers

Recommended Best Practices for Employers

• Strategies for Protection of Your Business's and Employees' Data

• The Dos and Don'ts of Responding to a Security Incident

• Must-Have Policies and Procedures