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ABA committee drafts plan for certifying cybersecurity lawyers

September 08, 2017 |
Rick Weber
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Key members of the American Bar Association have drafted a policy resolution that would establish an “accreditation” program for certifying lawyers who provide advice about data-breach notification rules, cybersecurity insurance coverage and other data privacy and security requirements.

“Internal breach investigation and evaluation, involving managing internal investigations of data breaches and evaluating risks for mitigation and policy development, as well as engaging and overseeing the work of forensic teams, preparing breach notification letters, and working with regulators,” are among the...

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