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  1. Developing a Data Retention Policy that Meets Privacy Requirements (David Gilmartin, Kerry Childe, ACC Docket, January 2, 2023)
  2. Maturing Your Organization’s Privacy Program (Fazila Moosa, ACC Docket, February 23, 2023)
  3. The Importance Of Having Data Processing Agreements In Place When Engaging With Third Parties (South Africa) (Eversheds Sutherland, January 18, 2023)
  4. An Overview of Data Privacy Laws in India: Key Features to Keep in Mind When Establishing a Business (Khaitan & Co LLP, an ACC Global Resource Provider, ACC Docket, October 27, 2022)
  5. 2022 State of US Data Privacy Law Compliance Report (Womble Bond Dickinson, June 1, 2022)


  1. Data as an asset: data, cybersecurity and risk governance issues to consider in corporate transactions and reorganizations (Eversheds Sutherland) (February 9, 2023)
  2. 5 Points to Consider When Upgrading Your Cybersecurity Plan (Kim Heinrich, ACC Docket, September 30, 2022)
  3. Cybersecurity Basics for In-house Counsel (ACC Docket, June 1, 2022)
  4. 2022 State of Cybersecurity Report (Key Findings freely available; full report available for purchase)
  5. Worried about Ransomware? Ten Steps for Counsel to Understand and Mitigate the Risk (November 17, 2021, sponsored by Meritas)

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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

Education and Events


Gain Insight. Attend the ACC Foundation Cybersecurity Summit (May 8-9, 2023) 


Also watch:

  1. State AGs’ Perspectives on Privacy in 2023 and What Your Business Needs to Know (January 25, 2023, on demand)
  2. A New Flightpath for Cybersecurity: How to Strengthen Your Infrastructure and Understand Your Cyber Readiness (February 16, 2022, on demand)
  3. Data Privacy, Challenges to Information Security, and Data Transfers (2022, for purchase) 
  4. Building a Privacy Program (2021, on demand, ACC members only) 
  5. How To Comply with Global Privacy and Security Regulations (and Still Make Money!) (2020, on demand, ACC members only)

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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