Cybersecurity and Data Privacy

With cybersecurity and data privacy presenting extraordinary hurdles for  businesses of all sizes and across all industries, Ruskin Moscou Faltischek’s Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Practice Group, bring together a multidisciplinary team of experienced attorneys to help its clients face the numerous challenges that cybersecurity and data privacy laws and risks impose. The law of cybersecurity and data privacy is constantly evolving and developing, creating a complex network of legal frameworks in which businesses must comply and operate.

Our comprehensive approach and expertise in the field enables our team to offer our clients practical solutions to the varying issues that may arise across industries.  Core areas of focus include:

  • Data breach response, remediation, and reporting
  • Data privacy and cybersecurity risk assessment audits and remediation
  • Preemptive incident response planning
  • Cybersecurity and data privacy litigation
  • Regulatory compliance advice
  • Review and audit privacy policies
  • Development of cybersecurity best practices and programs based upon specific industry needs
  • Cybersecurity due diligence in M&A transactions
  • Vendor management and due diligence
  • Draft and negotiate contractual provisions to ensure data protection and privacy
  • Cybersecurity insurance policy review and negotiation

Our recent work:

  • Data breach investigation and remediation that resulted in a 48 state and international data breach notification
  • Advising major health care institutions relating to HIPAA and HITECH compliance
  • Advising a major retail institution regarding their PCI/DSS compliance and aiding in ensuring vendor compliance
  • Advising a financial institution after a data breach on their regulatory and state specific data breach reporting requirements
  • Conducting due diligence relating to cybersecurity of a target in M&A transactions
  • Advising businesses relating to software-as-a-service agreements to ensure proper data protection


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