GTC Law Group is pleased to provide a 1-hour video with excerpts from the first in our recent series of data privacy conferences, “A Toolkit for Data Privacy & Security,” which we held in Boston last fall.

The video provides practical steps to enhance organizations’ data privacy and data security compliance programs, with guidance from well-respected experts in the field.

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Tom Hemnes, Member, GTC Law Group PC


1. Toolkit
2. Hemnes, “The Ownership and Exploitation of Personal Identity in the New Media Age”, 12 J. Marshall Rev. Intell. Prop. L. 1 (2012)

In-house Counsel Data/Privacy Compliance Program Tips from the Trenches (Panel)

Alexis Goltra, Chief Privacy Officer, Oracle Corporation
Scott Semel, EVP and GC, Intralinks, Inc.
Danielle Sheer, VP & GC, Carbonite, Inc.
Tom Hemnes, Member, GTC – moderator


3. Commonwealth of Massachusetts “Small Business Guide”
4. Practical Law “Written Information Security Policy (WISP)” (previously provided to attendees only by agreement with PLI)
5. Practical Law “Information Security Policy” (previously provided to attendees only by agreement with PLI)
6. Practical Law “Developing Information Security Policies” (previously provided to attendees only by agreement with PLI)
7. Practical Law “Personal Information Protection Policy” (previously provided to attendees only by agreement with PLI)
8. ICC Cyber Security Guide for Business
9. FTC Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) Six-Step Compliance Plan
10. FTC “Careful Connections: Building Security in Internet of Things”

EU-US Privacy Shield and EU GDPR Tips

David Bender, Special Counsel, Data Privacy, GTC


11. Bender “EU-US ‘Privacy Shield’ Is Open for Business:  But Is It for You?”

Data Security, Disputes & Cyber-insurance Strategies (Panel)

Rocco Grillo, Executive Managing Director/Cyber Resilience Leader, Stroz Friedberg
Mark P. Szpak, Partner, Ropes & Gray LLP
John Paul Sutrich, President, ARI Risk Management Consultants
Paul-Johan Jean, CIPP/US, GIAC/GLEG, Co-Founder and Member, GTC – co-moderator
Rick Olin, CIPP/US, Counsel, GTC – co-moderator


12. Perkins Coie “Security Breach Notification Chart”
13. FTC “Complying with the FTC’s Health Breach Notification Rule”
14. Eric Goldman “The Irony of Privacy Class Action Litigation” (2012)
15. Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) takes action against Dwolla (3/2/16)
16. CFPB fines Wells Fargo $100M (9/8/16)

Closing & Toolkit

Sayoko Blodgett-Ford, CIPP/US, Member, GTC

Materials:  Toolkit (#1 above)

Additional Materials

17. The Healthcare Cyber Shift
18. Defending Post-Breach Class Actions
19. Does Safe Harbor Certification Help in Qualifying for Privacy Shield? (David Bender)
20. Computer Law: A Guide to Cyberlaw and Data Privacy Law (by David Bender) (LexisNexis)
21. Bender on Privacy and Data Protection (LexisNexis 2016)

Conference Presentations

22. GTC Conference – Recent News Powerpoint (9/29/2016)
23. GTC Conference – Speaker/Panelists Powerpoint (9/29/2016)