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Corbett & Wilker Discuss “Big Data" Headaches

November 10, 2014
Sherrill Corbett and Steven Wilker were speakers at the Oregon State Bar Corporate Counsel Section's annual fall Continuing Legal Education event on October 22, 2014. They were among a group of attorneys and IT professionals addressing the topic, “Is Big Data Giving you a Big Headache?”
Sherrill and Steven provided a basic overview for corporate counsel of data security and breach response, including expected costs, legal obligations, and best practices to mitigate harm from a data breach.
Sherrill co-chairs Tonkon Torp’s Information Privacy & Security practice group. She assists clients in their compliance with state and federal information privacy and security laws and regulations. Steven is a member of Tonkon Torp’s Information Privacy & Security practice group. He helps clients assess the risks from potential data breach incidents and navigate the myriad state law requirements for notifying customers and others of data security breaches involving personally identifiable information.