Offshoring Customer Information: Privacy and Security Legal Issues
A must see if you are using or considering processing data outside of the United States. Reece Hirsch, a leading privacy authority, enlightens us on pertinent information regarding laws and practices when data are being processed outside our country.
Learn about some of the high profile cases involving data breaches outside the U.S. -- Understand the documented state and federal responses to offshore data processing. -- Review the results of a survey regarding opinions about offshore data processing. -- Be aware of some of the contract issues when engaging a company to process your data offshore. -- Become familiar with reasonable security and privacy practices when processing data.
Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
W. Reece Hirsch is a partner in the San Francisco office of Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP whose practice focuses upon privacy and data security issues. He represents a wide range of organizations, including health plans, insurers, retailers and financial institutions, with respect to state, federal and international privacy and security laws and regulations. Mr. Hirsch advises clients regarding the development and implementation of security and privacy compliance programs, security breach notification, spam, use of Social Security numbers, medical privacy and financial privacy. Mr. Hirsch has special expertise with respect to recent and pending California privacy legislation, as well as healthcare-specific measures such as the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 ("HIPAA") and insurance privacy regulations. Mr. Hirsch is listed in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2005. He received his J.D. from the University of Southern California and a B.S. degree from Northwestern University.