The Legal Implications of Information Security: Regulatory Compliance and Liability
Blaze D. Waleski, Fulbright & Jaworski LLP
Modern business is all but dependent upon information technology (IT), and reliance on the exchange of electronic information is rapidly becoming entrenched in our day-to-day personal lives (e.g., through the Internet, wireless devices, and other interactive means of data transfer). To an ever greater degree, business relies on technologies that connect with its customers, and with other businesses, for example, to streamline supply routes, control inventory, and minimize time to market, exchange services and products in business-to-business trade platforms, enhance distribution channels, boost sales through e-commerce, improve fulfillment operations, and enrich customer databases with valuable information concerning customer spending patterns and the like. There are, in fact, companies, such as ...