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Do Promises To Use “Best Efforts” To Protect Data Really Require Unreasonable Action?

Group of people using mobile devices with a mixture of mobile phones and digital tablets. There are a mixture of cultural and ethnic backgrounds. Close up with shallow focus.In technology vendor contracts, the vendor’s obligations to protect the customer’s data are often hotly negotiated.  The vendor may want to spell out only the data security measures it currently employs, or—at most—agree to implement “reasonable” data security measures.  Given the stakes if sensitive data is breached, though, the customer may insist that the vendor … Continue reading

Identifying and Mitigating Data Privacy Risks in Vendor Contracts

Data Protection Report - Norton Rose FulbrightNorton Rose Fulbright has teamed up with the global risk advisory company Willis Towers Watson to help provide their clients with the information they need to manage data privacy risks.  In Willis Towers Watson’s Winter 2016 Cyber Claims Brief, Norton Rose Fulbright attorneys Dave Navetta and Matt Spohn worked with Willis Towers Watson Executive Vice … Continue reading