Stay Up-to-Speed on Privacy and Information Protection in the Age of Technology
Are you on top of the latest identity theft and privacy laws? Are your corporate clients in compliance with the red flag rules and other regulations? Do you know what technological practices violate civil rights? Take this crash course on privacy and data security to keep current on evolving protections for Internet and technology users. Learn best practices for protecting individual rights and ensuring business and HR practices comply with the law. Register today!
- Keep current on evolving privacy and identity theft laws and proposed legislation that affect your practice.
- Ensure corporate compliance with the red flag rules and other information security regulations.
- Develop well-crafted identity theft prevention programs and privacy policies with best practices from the pros.
- Know how to best protect consumers' right to privacy and information security online by studying recent case decisions and the legal aspects of cyber crime.
- Align company data retention policies with current e-discovery regulations while keeping costs under control.
- Avoid costly discrimination lawsuits by understanding where the law stands on basing hiring decisions on job candidates' personal Internet activities.
- Be prepared to advise clients on the legal aspects of monitoring employees' online usage.
- Discover effective ways to overcome evidentiary obstacles in identity theft and credit card fraud cases.
- Successfully handle cross-border data privacy law conflicts during e-discovery investigations.
- Find out what key elements should be in your security breach action plan to minimize losses.
- Learn what legal actions are most effective for the quick removal of defamatory Internet postings.
- Avoid the ethical pitfalls of networking and soliciting business on the Internet.
IDENTITY THEFT AND CONSUMER RIGHTS
9:00 - 10:00, Sean Antone Hunt
- The Evolution of Privacy Protection Against Identity Theft and Cyber Predators
- Privacy and Identity Theft Laws, Recent Case Law and Proposed Legislation
- Evidentiary Issues in Online Identity Theft and Credit Card Fraud Cases
RED FLAG COMPLIANCE AND OTHER CORPORATE ACTIONS TO PROTECT CUSTOMER DATA
10:00 - 10:30 & 10:45 - 11:15, Ellen Vergos and Martha A. Ziskind
- Compliance with the Red Flag Rules
- Information Security: Legal Requirements, Liability and Methods of Protection
- Best Practices in Developing Identity Theft Prevention Programs and Corporate Privacy Policies
- The Complexities of Data Privacy in the International Business Arena
- Preparing for the Worst: Action Plans for Security Breaches
- E-Discovery and Data Retention Issues and Strategies
TECHNOLOGICAL PRIVACY IN THE WORKPLACE
11:15 - 12:15 & 1:15 - 2:15, Whitney K. Fogerty and John Pekar
- Hiring Decisions Based on Blogs and Networking Sites
- Checking Employee Email and Internet Use
- Using Employee Tracking Devices
- Strategies to Prevent Employment Discrimination Lawsuits
DEFAMATION ON THE WEB
2:15 - 2:45 & 3:00 - 3:30, William R. Bradley Jr.
- Defamation in the Age of Social Networking Sites and Blogs
- Federal Regulation: The Standoff Between Free Speech and Public Protection
- Recent Case Law and Enforcement Actions
- Challenges Associated With Proving Damages for Online Defamation
- Effective Legal Actions and Remedies
ETHICAL ENTANGLEMENTS OF THE WEB
3:30 - 4:30, Sean Antone Hunt
- Using Social Networking Sites to Investigate Witnesses and Clients
- Confidentiality When Communicating With Clients Via Technology
- Privacy Protection and Court Filings
- Posting Comments on Lawyer Blogs
- Solicitation Via Technology