How to Minimize Data Breach Risk

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In 2008, more records containing information potentially useful to identity thefts were compromised due to data leaks than in the previous four years combined. Scott & Scott, LLP and Chartis present a CE/CLE on how to minimize data breach risk.

Robert J. Scott, Managing Partner, Scott & Scott, LLP, a Dallas law firm, and Neeraj Sahni, Director Security and Privacy, Executive Liability Division, Chartis, examine key areas of data breach exposure and make recommendations about how to minimize the organizational impact and negative consequences following a loss in a 1 hour CE/CLE “Hot Topics in Privacy & Security Law” hosted by the Dallas Bar Association Computer Law Section.

Scott says “businesses need to be more proactive in their security practices. The Identity Theft Enforcement and Protection Act and the recently enacted Massachusetts Law highlight the importance of benchmarking security practices to avoid liability.”

Additional topics include:

  •      Key Areas of Data Breach Exposure
  • Data Breach & ID Theft Impacts
  • Exposure Trends
  • Causes of Publicly Reported Breaches
  • Identity Theft Enforcement and Protection Act
  • A Unified Approach to Multi-state Compliance
  • Recently Enacted Massachusetts Law
  • How the Negligence Standard Applies to Network Security
  • Risk Management Techniques and Liability Insurance

WHO: Robert J. Scott is a pioneer and recognized industry expert in legal strategies, education and awareness pertaining to information technology law. As the managing partner of Scott & Scott, LLP, Robert skillfully represents clients on technology issues including privacy and network security, IT compliance and asset management, IT litigation and IT transactions.

Neeraj Sahni is Director Security and Privacy, Executive Liability Division of Chartis, an international insurance organization. He has background in Network Security, Compliance, Risk management and is involved in underwriting and developing specialty products. Prior to joining Chartis, Neeraj held positions at other Fortune 500 organizations contributing in both technology and insurance roles.

WHAT: “Hot Topics in Privacy & Security Law” CE/CLE 1 hour

WHEN: Monday, July 26, 12:00 PM

WHERE: Belo Mansion, Dallas, Texas


Scott & Scott, LLP is a leading national law and technology services firm dedicated to helping senior executives assess and reduce the legal, financial, and regulatory risks associated with information technology issues. Please visit for additional information.

Chartis is a world leading property-casualty and general insurance organization serving more than 40 million clients in over 160 countries and jurisdictions. With a 90-year history, one of the industry’s most extensive ranges of products and services, deep claims expertise and excellent financial strength, Chartis enables its commercial and personal insurance clients alike to manage virtually any risk with confidence.

Chartis is the marketing name for the worldwide property-casualty and general insurance operations of Chartis Inc. For additional information, please visit our website at All products are written by insurance company subsidiaries or affiliates of Chartis Inc. Coverage may not be available in all jurisdictions and is subject to actual policy language. Non-insurance products and services may be provided by independent third parties. Certain coverage may be provided by a surplus lines insurer. Surplus lines insurers do not generally participate in state guaranty funds and insureds are therefore not protected by such funds.


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