Cyber Security & Privacy

Furman Kornfeld & Brennan LLP provides guidance for clients dealing with cyber –attacks, data security breaches and electronic privacy laws including the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA), the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA), and the New York State Information Security Breach and Notification Act. This includes providing legal guidance regarding liability and notification requirements following a breach, evaluating the need for and obtaining forensic analysis, and managing experts strategically retained to evaluate reasonable security measures to safeguard privileged and confidential data. In the event of a breach, FKB works to quickly determine the best strategy to handle any potential liability, identify at risk data, preserve electronic information, and advise as to legal obligations to clients.

FKB provides guidance on the implementation of protocols tailored to prevent additional infringement on electronically stored information (ESI) and protected health information (PHI) and comply with legal obligations concerning data retention. We provide counseling for clients to protect themselves from future data breaches and potential litigation as well as compliance with all applicable privacy laws.