Inside: Communications with boards of directors regarding privacy and information security governance
General counsel have a unique role in crafting the organizational response to the recent headlines, and increasing privacy and information security risk facing organizations and their boards of directors.
Companies that have effective information governance programs always have what I call “the committee:” a cross functional team from different departments working together.
When retained by clients to conduct assessments on their information security policies and procedures, I am usually steered to a review of their technology solutions, including hardware-and software-based security solutions. However, I always point out to clients that the human factor usually presents the greatest risk with respect to information...