“AG Data Dive” from Akin Gump to Examine Crucial Global Data Issues

Akin Gump is pleased to announce the launch of AG Data Dive, a comprehensive new blog covering the full suite of data-related topics, such as cybersecurity, privacy and consumer protection, affecting businesses, governments and organizations around the globe.

AG Data Dive, which can be found at www.agdatadive.com, will feature analysis and commentary from lawyers and advisors spanning a number of practices, including cybersecurity, privacy and data protection; public law and policy; corporate; intellectual property; health and international trade, among others. Through timely blog posts, authors will examine the latest legal, regulatory and technical developments from around the world tailored to industry-specific interests and issues.

“When it comes to safeguarding one’s data and understanding where, when and how it can be used, many businesses and organizations are in uncharted territory,” said Natasha G. Kohne, co-head of Akin Gump’s cybersecurity, privacy and data protection practice. “This new blog will help make it easier to understand and cope with the myriad issues these organizations encounter on a daily basis.”

Added Michelle A. Reed, also co-head of Akin Gump’s cybersecurity, privacy and data protection practice, “With businesses facing greater threats to their sensitive information and more compliance demands than ever before, there has never been a more appropriate time to deliver timely insights on these topics, which is why we are thrilled to launch this resource.”

AG Data Dive focuses on emerging technology topics, such as artificial intelligence, Internet of Things, autonomous vehicles, blockchain and other data-focused technologies. It also examines topics covering healthcare and health information, the Federal Trade Commission, biometrics and emerging technologies, as well as issues pertaining to privacy and data protection laws including the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Recent posts include a look at a landmark Federal Trade Commission settlement pertaining to the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act, New York’s new data breach notification and data security requirements and an examination of California’s new bot law.

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Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP is a leading international law firm with more than 900 lawyers in offices throughout the United States, Europe, Asia and the Middle East.

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