Everything You Ever Needed to Know about Data Breaches: Risks and Mitigation Strategies

  • February 05, 2015


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Privacy breaches may result in a host of negative consequences, including investigations and prosecutions, penalties and class action lawsuits, political fallout, negative press, reputational harms, and lost profits. All organizations that collect, use or disclose personal information run the risk of encountering a data breach. Gain critical insights on how to help your clients minimize the legal, financial and other risks associated with privacy breaches with this essential program.


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