Cautionary Tales About Information Security, Privacy, and Compliance: From the Archives of McCarter & English, LLP

Posted March 31, 2009 in Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies

There has been much talk recently regarding a convergence of information security and privacy. Not that this is anything particularly new - convergence has been happening ever since privacy became a concern. After all, privacy requires the implementation of robust information security controls and appropriate safeguards. There are at least 46 privacy breach notice laws in the US alone; understanding and complying with their multiple requirements (to say nothing of the growing number of other national and international privacy laws) will require privacy and information security areas to work together for effective enterprise-wide management.

About The Author
William Zucker
William A. Zucker is a Senior Consultant with Cutter Consortium's Business Technology & Digital Transformation Strategies practice. Mr. Zucker is a partner at McCarter & English, LLP, in its Boston office. Mr. Zucker has served in a number of special capacities including being a special assistant attorney general for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts to investigate the construction and design issues arising from the construction of the… Read More
Scott Christie
Scott S. Christie is a partner in the IP/IT Group at McCarter & English, LLP. He is a trial lawyer who is actively involved in counseling of clients and in trial work regarding all fields of intellectual property, information technology, data privacy, and licensing. Scott Christie, in the data privacy area, instructs companies on protecting personally identifiable information of customers and employees, investigates breaches of security of… Read More
John McKelway
Te lawyers at McCarter & English, LLP use a team approach to issues and a wealth of knowledge and experience to solve every problem. William J. Heller, Scott S. Christie, and William A. Zucker are partners in the IP/IT Group at McCarter & English, LLP. All three are trial lawyers who are actively involved in counseling of clients and in trial work regarding all fields of intellectual property, information technology, data privacy, and… Read More
William Heller
The lawyers at McCarter & English, LLP use a team approach to bring to issues and the wealth of knowledge and experience they can bring to a problem. William J. Heller, Scott S. Christie, and William A. Zucker are partners in the IP/IT Group at McCarter & English, LLP. All three are trial lawyers who are actively involved in counseling of clients and in trial work regarding all fields of intellectual property, information technology,… Read More
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