Preparing for and Responding to a Data Breach: Measuring the Scope, Identifying Notification Requirements and Determining Appropriate Responses

October 19, 2010
Data Privacy Protection for Life and Health Sciences: Complying With Divergent Privacy Laws in the U.S., EU and Abroad
The Union LeaguePhiladelphia, PA

Life sciences companies are in a uniquely precarious position given their increasing access to and use of private health information. Don't miss this American Conference Institute two-day program, featuring a faculty of chief privacy officers from Merck, Pfizer, Boston Scientific, Fresenius Medical as well as attorneys and other professionals deeply knowledgeable in privacy laws who will share best practices on developing a global privacy compliance program that withstands government scrutiny and minimizes risk and liability.

Fox Rothschild partner Mark G. McCreary will present:
Preparing for and Responding to a Data Breach: Measuring the Scope, Identifying Notification Requirements and Determining Appropriate Responses
Tuesday, October 19
1:45 p.m.

Mark will be joined by Aryeh Friedman, Chief Privacy Officer, Vice President and Assistant General Counsel at Pfizer, Inc., and Lisa J. Sotto, a partner and the head of the Privacy and Information Management Practice at Hunton & Williams. Topics to be covered include:

  • Coordinating diverse notification requirements existing in multiple states
  • Performing a risk and readiness assessment to determine the system limitations that may lead to a security breach
  • Developing a viable system for detecting a breach
  • Notifying affected individuals when a data breach occurs (providing description of breach and the type of personal health information involved and listing contact information for the covered entity or business associate)
  • Evaluating the size of the problem and how soon you must act
  • Mitigating the harm of losing personal health data
  • Benchmarking your company's processes and systems against companies that have already implemented data breach and reporting protocols
  • Determining when giving notice of a breach to the Attorney General is in your best interest, even if it is not statutorily required

Speakers:

Billy Hawkes
Data Protection Commissioner
Ireland

Damon Greer
Director. U.S.-EU & Swiss Safe Harbor Frameworks
U.S. Department of Commerce (Washington, DC)

Dan Colin
Director of Global Security and Privacy Officer
Hospira, Inc. (Lake Forest, IL)

Jonathan Smollen
former Wyeth Chief Privacy Officer and advisor to FTC
Commissioner Thomas Leary (Philadelphia, PA)

Raphaël Dana
Partner
Sarrut Avocats (Paris, France)

Mark E. Schreiber
Partner
Chair, Privacy and Data Protection Group
Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge (Boston, MA)

Megan Charlesworth
Global Privacy Director
Cook Group, Inc. (Bloomington, IN)

Joan Antokol
Managing Partner
Park International LLC (Indianapolis, IN)

Stephen W. Bernstein
Partner
International Head, Health Industry Practice Group
McDermott Will & Emery LLP (Boston, MA)

Jonathan Glazier
Senior Director of Corporate Compliance and North
American Privacy Officer
Fresenius Medical Care (Waltham, MA)

Peter F. McLaughlin
Senior Counsel
Foley & Lardner (Boston, MA)
(former Chief Privacy Officer and Assistant General Counsel, Cardinal Health)

Kristin Cohen
Attorney, Division of Privacy & Identity Protection
Federal Trade Commission (Washington, DC)

Gene Fishel
Senior Assistant Attorney General
Chief, Computer Crime Section
Virginia Attorney General’s Office (Richmond, VA)

Hilary M. Wandall
Chief Privacy Officer & Global Privacy Leader
Merck & Co. (Whitehouse, NJ)

Joy Pritts
Chief Privacy Officer
Office of the National Coordinator For Health Information Technology
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services (Washington, DC)

Marcy Wilder
Partner
Hogan Lovells (Washington, DC)
(former Deputy General Counsel, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services)

Aryeh Friedman
Chief Privacy Officer, Vice President
and Assistant General Counsel
Pfizer, Inc (Collegeville, PA)

Mark G. McCreary
Partner
Fox Rothschild LLP (Philadelphia, PA)

Lisa J. Sotto
Partner
Head, Privacy and Information Management Practice
Hunton & Williams (New York, NY)

Mary Devlin Capizzi
Partner
Drinker Biddle (Washington, DC)
(General Counsel, International Pharmaceutical Privacy Consortium)

Debra L. Bromson
Senior Counsel & Chief Privacy Officer
AstraZeneca (Wilmington, DE)

Kenneth Mortensen
Global Chief Privacy Officer
Boston Scientific Corporation (Natick, MA)
(former Chief Privacy and Civil Liberties Officer, U.S. Department of Justice)

Peter F. McLaughlin
Senior Counsel
Foley & Lardner (Boston, MA)
(former Chief Privacy Officer and Assistant General Counsel, Cardinal Health)

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