Your Ethical Duty to Protect Private Information

Claude E. Ducloux, Board-Certified in both Civil Trial Law and Civil Appellate Law, by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization, and former Chair of the Texas Center for Legal Ethics will present a 60 minute power point covering:

- A discussion of the Privacy Statutes affecting law offices, including provisions for acting as a "custodian" on private Information
- Types of losses and breaches, and how they happen;
- Law offices as "gateways" for hackers, due to insufficient security, improperly configured WiFi:
- The dangers of "ransomeware";
- Insider Threats, intentional and negligence by employees improperly trained;
- Standard of Care for lawyer, ABA Model Rules;
- Discussion of NIST, FTC, HIPAA and HITECH;
- How to document, inventory and harden office assets;
- Use of Password Management programs to manage multiple passwords;
- Reducing Network risks - Wi-Fi and other guest use;
- Important privacy policy training for all employees;
- Planning for passage of client digital information in event of emergency;
- Handling the cyber-attack; disclosure to clients. 

This CLE is approved for credit through December 20, 2019.

Claude E. Ducloux has been licensed in Texas since 1977, and has also been licensed in California and Colorado.  In 2011, he won the highest statewide award from the State Bar of Texas for lifetime contribution to CLE (the "Gene Cavin Award"), and has spoken in more than 150 programs in three states since Jan 1, 2009, where attendees regularly rate his presentations very highly.  Mr. Ducloux has a long legacy of bar service, including being President of the Austin Bar Association, and serving as Chair of almost every major Bar-related entity, as well as the Texas Bar Foundation.

CLE Credits:

1.0 Ethics CLE Credits approved | Event Code: 250931

MSBA Members:  $29.95
Non-MSBA Members:  $64.95



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