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UMaine School of Law Conference Addresses Data Security

The Center for Law and Innovation at the University of Maine School of Law is hosting a daylong conference, “Data Security and Management in Global Commerce II,” on Thursday, July 28.  The conference will take place from 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m., in the Lee Conference Room of USM’s Wishcamper Center, Portland. Registration is $95 per person and can be done online at the conference's website or by calling 207-228-8430.

Breakout session topics will address the latest state, federal and international privacy-related legislation; how data privacy and security controls are embedded into IT; best practices for data management policies; and duties, compliance, insurance and PR after a security breach. For a complete list, see the conference agenda.

Conference sponsors include Pierce Atwood, Bernstein Shur, and the International Association of Privacy Professionals.

The Center for Law and Innovation of the University of Maine School of Law supports Maine’s investments in science and technology by studying and teaching about the role of intellectual property law in economic development. For more information about the conference, contact Kathryn Masters, 207-228-8430 or Rita Heimes at 207-228-8435 (o), 207-239-2009 (c).