O’Hagan Meyer’s Cybersecurity and Data Privacy practice group offers a wide range of services to address the challenges present in today’s uncertain digital landscape.
Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Counseling
With the multitude of cyber risks present in today’s environment from social engineering to ransomware attacks, it is important that organizations prepare for these potentially devastating cybersecurity incidents. O’Hagan Meyer works with its clients to take the steps to reduce the risk of such an incident and ensure compliance under various state consumer and data protection statutes, as well as federal statutes such as the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA), the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act (GLBA), and the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA). Additionally, O’Hagan Meyer works with its clients to identify areas of concern and develop appropriate cybersecurity and data privacy practices. O’Hagan Meyer accomplishes this through the development of policies and procedures, preparation of incident response plans, cybersecurity simulation exercises, staff training and education and vendor contract management.
A data security incident requires a swift coordinated response. O’Hagan Meyer is available 24/7 to manage a data security incident for its clients and operated a cyber hotline. Our incident response services include overseeing forensic investigations and crisis management activities, notification to affected individuals, regulators and other third-parties, and compliance with state and federal statutes and regulations. Additionally, we have developed longstanding vendors in the industry who are committed to the same level of service.
Regulatory Investigations and Litigation
Data security incidents frequently result in regulatory investigations and litigation. Regulatory investigations can involve attorneys general, state agencies, the FTC, HHS, OCR and FDIC. O’Hagan Meyer has experience assisting with and responding to these types of regulatory investigations. Additionally, O’Hagan Meyer has extensive experience handling class-action litigation resulting from the breach of personal information, as well commercial litigation resulting from a data privacy event. O’Hagan Meyer is available to represent clients in both state and federal courts throughout the country.
O’Hagan Meyer acts as incident response coordinator and monitoring counsel for carriers handling claims under cyber liability policies. Our services include managing claims, evaluating and advising clients regarding coverage issues and litigating and mediating coverage disputes. We have a broad range of services and Incident Response Map that explains our process from intake to matter closure.