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Data Breach Checklist
A trending sample checklist
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AI — Cybersecurity Solution or Threat?
Learn 5 tips for leveraging technology
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Tips for Responding to Cyber-Attacks and Insider Threats
Strategies to enhance cyber preparedness and response
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Cybersecurity Basics for In-house Counsel
Learn cyber basics for in-house

Check out the ACC-Ethisphere Data Privacy Program Assessment Tool

Assess the maturity of your organization's data privacy practices.

Purchase your access to the tool on the website of Ethisphere. 

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Education and Events

Register for Up & Coming Employment Privacy Topics: Staying out of the Crosshairs (Live Webinar, May 2, 2024, 12:00 PM EDT)!

Also view:

  1. Cybersecurity Updates for US Defense Contractors (2024, on demand)
  2. Data Breach - A "First Response" Legal Playbook (January 24, 2024, on demand, free for ACC members)
  3. What the EU-US Data Privacy Framework Means for You (January 17, 2024, on demand, free for ACC members)
  4. Creating a Data Retention Policy for Privacy that Avoids Conflicts (October 23, 2023, for purchase)
  5. Digital Personal Data Protection Act, 2023 - A Quantum Leap for India (September 26, 2023, on demand, free for ACC members)
  6. Cyber-attacks and the Associated Risks to Personal Data are a Risking and Alarming Trend. How Can an In-house Counsel Protect the Organization From This? (Europe) (April 18, 2023, on demand, free for ACC members)



  1. Data Breach: A Playbook for the first 72 hours (ACC Docket, September 12, 2023)
  2. SEC Adopts Final Rules to Enhance Cybersecurity Disclosure (Womble Bond Dickinson, August 15, 2023)
  3. SEC Proposes Sweeping New Cybersecurity Rules: Is Your Company Prepared? (Seyfarth Shaw, April 15, 2023)
  4. Data as an asset: data, cybersecurity and risk governance issues to consider in corporate transactions and reorganizations (Eversheds Sutherland) (February 9, 2023)
  5. AI — Cybersecurity Solution or Threat? (Patrick Huston, Natalie Pierce, ACC Docket, December 6, 2022)
  6. 5 Points to Consider When Upgrading Your Cybersecurity Plan (Kim Heinrich, ACC Docket, September 30, 2022)
  7. Cybersecurity Basics for In-house Counsel (ACC Docket, June 1, 2022)


  1. UK ICO Publishes Guidance on Employee Monitoring (Eversheds Sutherland, October 26, 2023)
  2. How to File the Chinese Data Privacy Standard Contractual Clauses? (Eversheds Sutherland, August 10, 2023)
  3. ACC Briefing: European Union Adopts New Data Privacy Framework (ACC, July 14, 2023)
  4. Balancing Marketing Strategies While Complying with GDPR and CCPA Regulations (ACC Docket, July 11, 2023)
  5. What to Know Following the 1.2 Billion Euro Fine Imposed on Meta (ACC, May 24, 2023)
  6. Illinois Supreme Court Decision Highlights Need to Pair Strong Privacy Measures with Robust Insurance Coverage, (Pasich LLP, April 25, 2023)
  7. New Data Privacy Laws Now Playing at a Theatre New You. Are you Ready? (Womble Bond Dickinson, March 1, 2023)

Key survey findings from the in-house community

  1. 2024 Chief Legal Officers Survey Report (Key Findings freely available)
  2. 2022 State of Cybersecurity Report: An In-house Perspective (Key Findings freely available).

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Assessment Tools

  1. ACC-Ethisphere Data Privacy Program Assessment Tool  A tool for legal departments to gauge the maturity of their organization's privacy practices (access for purchase on Ethisphere's website)
  2. ACC Data Steward Program  A platform where law firms showcase their data security profile to legal departments

Disclaimer: None of the content included or linked in this ACC resource center (or in any ACC webpage) constitutes legal advice. The assessment tools do not offer or serve as legal advice. For legal advice or representation, please consult a lawyer. 

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