In-House Counsel and Cybersecurity: The Need to Lead

For most companies, the in-house attorneys’ roles and responsibilities are not exactly delineated within a concrete list. Instead, their day-to-day duties, and the areas in which they are involved, tend to expand and shift, depending on the existing needs of the company. Obviously, the in-house team spends quite a bit of time reviewing contracts, crafting both internal and external documents and agreements, and helping the executive board make strategic decisions in a manner that mitigates risk.

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How Smart Leaders Protect Company Data

If the words privacy, confidentiality, data protection, and security strategy are not a part of your company’s discussions, then you may have a serious problem. These days, it is unlikely that any company is immune to the possibility of a security breach. It seems like almost every single week there is “shocking” news of a massive online intrusion, with analysts usually estimating that the personal data of millions of employees or clients may have been affected.

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