What better way is there to celebrate Data Privacy Day than by learning more about the most recent list of Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Law Trailblazers as published by the National Law Journal? If you are so inclined, here you go: Trailblazers!
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Shawn is an experienced cybersecurity and data privacy attorney who helps businesses protect their information and protect themselves from their information. He has been practicing in this area for nearly two decades and represents clients across the United States in dealing with cybersecurity, data privacy, computer fraud related legal issues and cyber-related litigation. In recognition of his extensive experience, in 2016 the National Law Journal selected him as one of its Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Law Trailblazers, D Magazine selected him as one of the Best Lawyers in Dallas, and SuperLawyers selected him as one of the Top 100 Lawyers in Dallas / Fort Worth. Shawn frequently assists clients with privacy incidents and data breach responses, both as cyber insurance panel counsel and direct engagements. For proactive companies, an ideal role for him is to serve as a member of their team as outside cybersecurity counsel to help them proactively prepare for and minimize its risks of doing business in today’s cyber risk-laden business world. Then, if a problem does arise, he is there to guide them through resolving those issues as well. He has worked his entire career as both a cyber lawyer and a complex business trial lawyer, which is a relatively unique combination. His cyber law, business law, and litigation experience equips him with unique skills for helping businesses assess, avoid, and resolve problems in a very expeditious manner. He has developed a unique expertise that allows him to help businesses assess the specific risks they face, audit their existing preparation and defenses, develop a strategy to minimize the identified risks based on threat level, and then execute the plan by developing and implementing protocols, policies, training, and coordinating third party assistance needed to effectively protect the business, complying with their legal and regulatory cybersecurity risks. Shawn serves the Bar and Profession in many capacities and has been selected for several professional honors: • Board of Advisors, University of North Texas Cyber Forensics Lab • Board of Directors & General Counsel, Cyber Future Foundation • Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Law Trailblazers, National Law Journal (2016) • Top 100 Lawyers in Dallas / Fort Worth, SuperLawyers (2016) • SuperLawyers 2015-16 (IP Litigation) • Best Lawyers in Dallas 2014-16, D Magazine (Digital Information Law) • Council, Computer and Technology Section, State Bar of Texas • Chair, Collin County Bar Association Civil Litigation & Appellate Section • College of the State Bar of Texas • Privacy and Data Security Committee of the State Bar of Texas • Litigation, Intellectual Property, and Business Sections, State Bar of Texas • Information Security Committee of the Section on Science & Technology Committee of the American Bar Association • Social Media Committee of the American Bar Association • North Texas Crime Commission, Cybercrime Committee • Information Systems Security Association (ISSA) • International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) • Advisory Board, Optiv Security (fka Accuvant + FishNet Security) • Contributor, Norse’s DarkMatters • Editor, Cybersecurity Business Law Blog Shawn is an accomplished author with several published works on various legal-technology topics. He is a frequent speaker on business cyber risk issues such as cybersecurity, computer fraud, data privacy, and social media law. You can reach Shawn by telephone at 214.472.2135, or email him at email@example.com. A list of Shawn’s recent presentations and publications is available here: https://shawnetuma.com/about-the-author/presentations-publications/ View all posts by Shawn E. Tuma