Wiggin and Dana Partner John Kennedy Publishes Cybersecurity Portfolio in Bloomberg BNA

March 30, 2015

Wiggin and Dana partner John Kennedy recently authored a portfolio for Bloomberg BNA titled, "Cybersecurity and Privacy in Business Transactions: Managing Data Risk in Deals." The book-length portfolio was published both on Bloomberg BNA's Privacy and Data Security Resource Center and as part of the publisher's Corporate Practice Portfolio Series.

The portfolio focuses on privacy and cybersecurity issues encountered by attorneys, chief privacy officers, other compliance officers and contract managers when handling commercial and corporate transactions, such as outsourcing, M&A and cloud computing services.

Topics covered include pre-contract privacy and security due diligence, key negotiated contract terms relevant to privacy and cybersecurity risks in deals and a review of threshold due diligence issues under U.S. state and federal privacy and data security laws. The portfolio also includes over a dozen practice tools, such as checklists, sample contract terms, sample defined terms, sample compliance policies and links to other resources on standards and guidance.

Electronic access to the portfolio is available on Bloomberg BNA's Privacy and Data Security Law Resource Center at A hard copy of the Portfolio is available through the firm library.