Information Governance: Accounting for Evolving Global Security and Privacy Standards

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Course Information

Time 60 Minutes
Difficulty Intermediate

Course Description

Principles of data privacy and cybersecurity converge when organizations exchange, transfer, and process personal information. This program will focus on the operational challenges in creating global information governance solutions that can address evolving data privacy and cybersecurity requirements. As more legal regimes provide individuals with controls over personal data, with corresponding proactive obligations on companies to protect and secure that data, it is imperative that companies fully understand the business implications of the collection and use of personal data on your business risk management.

As if striking the balance between data privacy and cybersecurity were not enough, a cross-border data exchange is further complicated by the sometimes conflicting regulations between the US and international jurisdictions. The heightened regulatory environment within the European Union, with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and the growing influence of the GDPR framework on other regional privacy laws, is drastically changing the way businesses maintain and exchange personal data. Coupled with the recent addition of the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018 (CCPA), which impacts many U.S. based businesses, the measures taken to understand and control personal data are increasingly important. This discussion will explore the creation of effective information governance solutions that meet the requirements of the often converging domestic and international data obligations while balancing efficient and secure data management practices that meet the needs of the business.

Learning Objectives

  1. Analyze the evolving legal landscape in international and domestic data privacy protections as they relate to information governance
  2. Implement effective solutions to addressing information governance requirements across varying regulations and industry standards
  3. Address information governance from a technological, administrative, and contractual perspective

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Rebecca L. Rakoski

XPAN Law Group

Rebecca L. Rakoski, co-founder and managing partner at XPAN Law Group, a distinctive Women-Owned boutique law firm, focuses her practice exclusively on cybersecurity and data privacy. She understands technology and how it intersects with her client’s legal obligations and liabilities. With the nearly two-decade worth of litigation experience, Rebecca approaches her client’s issues with a litigator’s eye helping them prevent lawsuits and create a complete solution to their organizations. Rebecca has extensive experience in all aspects of cybersecurity, data privacy and crosses border data transfer issues. In addition to being a principal member of XPAN Law Group, Rebecca is an adjunct law professor at the Thomas R. Kline School of Law and sits on the Board of Governors for Temple University Health System, including a position on the Board’s Audit and Compliance Committee.

Her full biography is available here

Bar Admissions:

New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey

Jordan L. Fischer

XPAN Law Group

Jordan L. Fischer is a co-founder and managing partner of XPAN Law Group, LLC, a Women-Owned boutique law firm. She focuses her practice on international data privacy and cybersecurity and cross-border data management, with a special emphasis on global data privacy regulations, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA). Jordan has extensive experience in the intersection of law and technology. In addition to being a principal member of XPAN Law Group, Jordan is a Teaching Professor of Law at the Thomas R. Kline School of Law, currently serves as the Co-Chair for the Pennsylvania Bar Association’s Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Committee, and is also a board of trustee member of West Chester Friends School. Jordan is a Certified Information Privacy Professional for Europe (CIPP/E) and the U.S. (CIPP/US), as well as a Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM). Her full biography is available here.

Bar Admissions:

California, Pennsylvania, New Jersey