CLBR #179: Mark Ishman on Data Breaches
- Reports of Data Breaches are becoming a common occurrence
- In 2014, a Ponemon Institute survey estimated that 47 percent of all American adults have been affected by data breaches in the last year
- Target has settled consumer claims arising out of its 2013 data breach compromising as many as 110 million people for $10 million and agreed to pay $19 million to reimburse MasterCard.
Are you prepared for a Data Breach and do you have a plan to act should one happen.
Mark Ishman is an Internet Law and Data Security Attorney with offices in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Mr. Ishman’s practice focuses on protecting his clients’ assets, whether they are tangible or intangible items, located on the Internet or elsewhere, or consist of valuable items collectively apart of their financial net worth. Mr. Ishman routinely handles matters in the areas of data security breaches, Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), Stored Communications Act (SCA), privacy, Federal Trade Commission (FTC) enforcement actions, online defamation, Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, Fake Reviews, Search Engine Manipulation, Domain Name Transactions and Disputes, World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) complaints and answers, copyright and trademark infringement, Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA), unfair and deceptive competition, misappropriation of trade secrets, statutory governance, compliance and violation, software and intellectual property licensing, affiliate marketing agreements, Social Media and Internet transactions and disputes, corporate/partnership disputes/dissolution and protection of limited liability and individual assets, estate planning and asset protection procurement.
In addition to being published in a number of legal journals and periodicals, Mr. Ishman is a frequent speaker on cutting edge Internet and Data Security issues, and has served as in-house counsel for a domain name registrar and hosting company.
Mr. Ishman has a masters in law (LL.M.) in Information Technology & Privacy Law and has substantial experience in dealing Internet-related transactions and litigation matters.
See Mark’s presentation on this issue:
News and Shout Outs
Kudos to John Oliver – “The Most Influential Tech Lobbyist in America”