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Navigating the Complexities of Breach Response

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December 16, 2011

In an interview with GovInfoSecurity, Hunton & Williams Managing Partner Lisa Sotto says the complexities surrounding breach response have organizations looking toward attorneys for help. Sotto said, "A lawyer who's well-versed in managing data breaches knows that she or he needs to manage really much more than the straight legal compliance issues," such as forensics investigations; public relations management; call-center agent hiring and training, and retaining a credit monitoring service. Sotto also delves into why attorneys play significant roles during forensic investigations and public relations campaigns; how attorneys can become better acquainted with information security and why they should, and why attorneys are the "gatekeepers of data privacy" within an organization.  
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