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Proskauer on Privacy: A Guide to Privacy and Data Security Law in the Information Age

Author(s): Proskauer Rose LLP, Kristen J. Mathews
Practice Area: Corporate law, Cybersecurity and data protection, Employment and labor, Information privacy (Cybersecurity and data protection), Private companies, Technology
Published: Oct 2006
Supplement Date: May 2016 i Other versions can be found in the Related Items tab.
ISBN: 9781402408048
PLI Item #: 11513

”Resources such as Proskauer on Privacy are invaluable reference tools for the growing ranks of privacy professionals in the marketplace.”
—J. Trevor Hughes, Executive Director, International Association of Privacy Professionals

”A must-have for every professional who has a serious interest in this field, as well as for the newbie who wants to learn the 'ins and outs’ of privacy from a legal perspective.” 
—Doron Rotman, Managing Director, National Privacy Service Leader Advisory, KPMG LLP

Today’s hodgepodge of privacy and data security standards creates greater compliance burdens for corporations, employers, public agencies, and legal advisers. Proskauer on Privacy: A Guide to Privacy and Data Security Law in the Information Age reduces those costly burdens. This comprehensive, one-stop reference covers the laws governing every area where data privacy and security is potentially at risk — including government records, electronic surveillance, the workplace, medical data, financial information, commercial transactions, and online activity, including communications involving children.

Proskauer on Privacy provides essential details on how to develop compliance programs that help your entity satisfy federal and state standards, ensure data privacy and security, prevent cybercrime, and help entities avoid fines, penalties, litigation, damages, and negative publicity. Proskauer on Privacy also examines Europe’s rigorous privacy and data security standards, the laws in Canada, Australia, Japan, China, Hong Kong, India, Russia, and Dubai, as well as legal initiatives in California and other states.

Edited by the head of Proskauer’s Privacy and Data Security Group, Proskauer on Privacy: A Guide to Privacy and Data Security Law in the Information Age is vital reading for privacy and data security professionals and corporate attorneys, executives, managers, and human resources personnel, as well as for federal and state regulators.

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Kristen J. Mathews is head of the Privacy & Data Security Group and a member of the Technology, Media & Communications Group.

Kristen focuses her practice on technology, e-commerce and media-related transactions and advice, with concentrations in the areas of data privacy, data security, direct marketing and online advertising. She regularly advises clients on a wide range of matters, including privacy and data security compliance, customer authentication, responding to data security breach incidents, preparing privacy and data security policies, data profiling, behavioral marketing, open source software issues, financial privacy, children’s privacy, international privacy, health care privacy, identity theft prevention, geolocational privacy, mobile marketing, social networking, payment card data security and telematics.

Kristen has been ranked for multiple years by Chambers USA, Chambers Global and Legal 500 as a top lawyer in the Privacy and Data Protection space who "stays current with the most cutting-edge issues and is incredibly responsive" and for her "extensive knowledge" and "excellent services."

Kristen’s clients cross all industries and include retailers, consumer and business service providers, financial institutions, health care institutions, accounting firms, insurance companies, telecommunications and media companies, entertainment conglomerates, online businesses, information aggregators, print and electronic publishers, consumer products conglomerates, automobile companies, technology, hardware and software vendors, and educational entities.

During the course of her career, Kristen’s practice has evolved and grown with her clientele to address the most cutting-edge technology and data protection issues. Kristen always brings to the table experience, practicality, creativity, and a desire to enable her client’s business purposes.

Kristen’s vast authorships and speaking engagements in her practice areas reflect her depth of knowledge and understanding of the issues that her clients face, both from a practical and legal perspective. She is the editor of the leading treatise in her area "Proskauer on Privacy," published by the Practicing Law Institute. She is the editor of Proskauer’s Privacy Law Blog at, the editor and author of Proskauer’s “A Moment of Privacy” e-newsletter and the chair of Proskauer’s annual “Proskauer on Privacy” conference. She serves on the Advisory Board for U.S. Certification of the International Association of Privacy Professionals ("IAPP") and is accredited by IAPP as a certified information privacy professional (CIPP).