Privacy & Security
Privacy and information security concerns have brought about federal, state, and international laws that restrict the activities of most U.S. businesses. New laws emerge frequently.
- The HIPAA privacy and security rules burden health care providers with meticulous requirements.
- The Fair Credit Reporting Act imposes restrictions on businesses that supply credit information.
- The Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act places limits on financial institutions and insurance companies.
- The Sarbanes-Oxley Act imposes restrictions on public companies.
- New California security and privacy laws burden companies handling California residents' data.
- Detailed international laws in Canada, Europe, and Asia add further specific requirements.
- Developing spyware legal standards raise planning and distribution concerns for software makers.
Organizations are often subject to multiple, overlapping legal mandates. Our attorneys help clients understand all of them before planning to address any single issue.