Scott & Scott, LLP Partner to Speak at 21st Annual Caucus IT Procurement Summit

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Robert J. Scott, Managing Partner of intellectual property and technology law firm Scott & Scott, LLP, will present “Data Privacy and Security in Cloud Contracts” at the upcoming Caucus IT Procurement Summit in Orlando, Florida on October 13th.

Robert J. Scott

The transformation from on-premises software deployments to cloud based models. has widespread implication for data privacy, security, and regulatory compliance.

Data Privacy and Security Issues in Cloud Contracts” will be presented October 13 by Robert J. Scott, Managing Partner, Scott & Scott, LLP, at the CAUCUS IT Procurement Summit 2016.

On the surface, cloud agreements are similar to traditional technology licensing and services agreements; however, cloud computing engagements expose both the client and the service provider to risks not present in more traditional technology service or software transactions. The transformation from on-premises software deployments to cloud based models. has widespread implication for data privacy, security, and regulatory compliance.

Robert J. Scott will share suggestions on how each party can mitigate, balance or transfer the privacy and security risks in cloud computing.

Based on Rob’s extensive experience negotiating cloud computing agreements, he will address each element that contributes to privacy and security risk in cloud computing, including:

*GLBA Rules Effecting Cloud Contracts
*Using Cloud Services in Healthcare
*Due Diligence Obligations in Selecting Cloud Vendors
*Negotiating Key Provisions including insurance, indemnity, and limitations of liability
*How to Comply with Oversight Regulations involving Cloud Service Providers

Rob represents mid-market and large enterprise companies in software license transactions and disputes with major software publishers such as Adobe, IBM, Microsoft, Oracle and SAP. He has defended over 275 software audit matters initiated by software piracy trade groups such as the BSA and SIIA. He is counsel to some of the world's largest corporations on information technology matters including intellectual property licensing, risk management, data privacy,
and outsourcing.

Visit http://www.scottandscottllp.com for additional information.

CAUCUS IT Procurement Summit 2016 brings together IT procurement professionals from around the globe to collaborate on the latest industry trends and learn how to DO Better Deals®.

This peer-to-peer conference is a forum for sharing up-to-the-minute ideas and industry best practices and features presentations from some of the best and brightest minds in IT procurement today who will provide keen insights on:

  •     Best practices for moving to the cloud
  •     Industry standards around data privacy and security
  •     Tips and tactics for negotiating better technology agreements
  •     How to more effectively manage vendor relationships

For additional details and to register for the October 12-14 2016 IT Procurement Summit: http://www.caucusnet.com/conference/

About Us: Scott & Scott, LLP is an intellectual property and technology law firm dedicated to helping senior executives assess and reduce the legal, financial, and regulatory risks associated with information technology issues. An innovative approach to legal services, Scott & Scott believes that collaboration between legal and technology professionals is necessary to solve and defend against the complex problems our clients face, including privacy and network security, IT asset management, software license compliance, and IT transactions.
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