Privacy, Data Security/ Information Governance

In this technology driven world, data security has become a top priority for our clients.  Every day, new security breaches are reported in the news.  Data security breaches negatively impact not only a company’s revenue but also its reputation. Transcendent’s Privacy and Data Security team provides clients with the resources they need to prepare for, and respond to, any type of data security incident. Our Data Security team helps companies navigate and comply with this new technology threat in order to maximize the benefits of data usage while minimizing legal risk. Our attorneys are well-versed in privacy laws and understand the business models and technologies underlying data usage.

Our team assists our clients in their compliance with state, federal, and international laws and standards regulating the collection, use, sharing, and protection of information in many areas including Breach and Incident Response: including notification, mitigation, regulatory response, and litigation, State breach notice and personal information and privacy laws, Payment Card Industry Digital Security Standard (PCI DSS), Identity Theft Red Flag Rules, Consumer Privacy Laws (FCRA, FACTA), Website privacy policy and notice laws (Californias Online Privacy Policy Act); International privacy and data security laws (EU Data Protection Directive), Legislative tracking and monitoring of pending privacy legislation at the state and federal levels, and Workplace privacy, employee monitoring and surveillance.  Transcendent also works diligently to protect Information including working closely with clients to create policies and other governing documents to protect confidential information, manage information efficiently and effectively.