Generally speaking, when it comes to electronic data security regulations, the law is still catching up with technology. As a result, lawsuits that involve data security and hacking can get “messy,” especially when they deal with complicated computer concepts. This is why it’s important for businesses to retain a lawyer well-versed in data security protocol.
Being tech-heads ourselves, we stay up to date on all the latest technologies as well as hacking and Internet related legal issues around the world. (Want proof? Take a look at our legal blog to see how committed we are to keeping up to date and sharing information we gather.)
Been Hacked? How to Deal with a Data Security Breach
If you’ve been hacked or experience another type of security breach, it’s important to navigate the legal waters carefully.
In the event of a data loss situation, you want someone who knows breach compliance statutes — backwards and forwards — on the other end of the phone line. Otherwise, you ma actually find yourself knee-deep in legal issues for not following legal protocol laid out by the federal government. When it comes to data security and hacking, there are laws that govern how an incident needs to be handled after it happens. It’s important to make sure you know what you need to do after you’ve been hacked.
While your business may already have legal representation, if they’re not well versed with the ins and outs of modern technology, they may not be able to properly answer all of the legal questions you have after a data security breach. This is where the Kelly / Warner legal team can help. Our “hacking lawyers,” know about technology and keep current on all the latest legal trends, including legal defenses for hacking.
Charged With Hacking? Know and Protect Your Rights
On the other end of the spectrum, if you have been charged with hacking or breaching security on a website or server, you need someone who can answer the questions that are specific to your case. Because hacking techniques and Internet laws are constantly changing, it is important to have someone you can talk to that will have the knowledge to provide you with answers about your case.
Internet Lawyers Well Versed in Data Security & Hacking
Whether your data security has been compromised or you have been charged with hacking, finding a legal attorney who is well versed with technology and Internet Law is the best solution. Internet related lawsuits can be confusing, especially when advanced technology is involved.
And because the Internet is in a constant state of flux, it’s important to make sure you have an attorney who stays up-to-date on all the latest cases, rulings, and defenses.