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Aug 15, 201711:59 AMLegal Login

with Mindi Giftos

WISP it good: Composing a data security plan

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Creating a WISP requires both technical and legal assistance. As to technical assistance, an IT security consultant will identify the security procedures for your organization to follow and will document those in the WISP. As to legal assistance, a lawyer will ensure that the WISP is addressing the required elements under applicable law and will also help draft any additional policies needed to document compliance.

If your organization has yet to grapple with the emerging threat of data security, now is the time to start by implementing a WISP. Don’t procrastinate; the downside is significant. Instead, listen to the prescient words of Devo and “shape it up, get straight, go forward, move ahead.” And WISP it good.

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Mindi Giftos and her colleagues in Husch Blackwell’s Technology Law group handle a wide variety of issues related to emerging and established technologies, including intellectual property, development and licensing, commercial contracting, and corporate transactions across a broad range of industries.

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