Information Security and Privacy: A Practical Guide to Federal, State and International Law

22 June 2008 Publication


Attorney Andrew Serwin has written the definitive privacy and information security book for Thomson-West. Originally published in 2006, the second edition of the book will soon be coming out after extensive additions to cover new topics such as genetic privacy, as well as expanded coverage of existing topics such as pretexting, security breach statutes, financial privacy, electronic monitoring, computer crimes, identity theft, and International privacy (including the laws of 13 foreign countries).

At over 3,500 pages, the book is a true resource for privacy practitioners, as well as attorneys or executives who want to learn more about privacy laws and how to comply with the ever evolving standards. The book has been well received by practitioners, as well as in-house counsel. Some thoughts regarding the book follow.

“This book is the only comprehensive guide to privacy and information security laws that impact companies. It provides detailed analyses of federal, state, and international law, as well as expert guidance from one of the leading practitioners in the privacy world. A terrific resource to have at your fingertips.” Steven E. Clifton, Vice President - Legal Operations, HCA Inc.

“Serwin's latest version is hands-down the most comprehensive and current guide to global privacy laws available. He strikes the right balance of sophistication required by privacy experts and accessibility necessary to inform a broader audience. Simply put, Serwin's practical approach to this evolving space makes ‘Information Security and Privacy’ an indispensable resource for privacy professionals at all levels.” Andy Roth, Chief Privacy Officer American Express Company.

“Thorough. Informative. Accessible. Andy Serwin has done a spectacular job of transferring his depth of knowledge to the Privacy practitioner. Exactly what one would expect from a true thought leader in this area of the law.” Kristopher Keys, Associate General Counsel, Ethics & Compliance, Exelon Corporation.

"Andy's book is absolutely essential for every privacy professional. It is the most comprehensive resource of it's kind and a must to help navigate the complicated intersection of privacy law and public policy." Daniel W. Caprio, Jr., Former Chief Privacy Officer, United States Department of Commerce.

For more information, please visit the Thomson-West Web site.


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