- Holland & Knight is one of a few U.S. firms with a depth of experience in advising clients operating in critical infrastructure sectors, and how the global policy and regulatory changes will impact their underlying business. Our team advises the C-Suite and business operations on how to navigate through and prepare for changes in emerging technology regimes, along with the associated cybersecurity and risks.
We offer experienced guidance regarding cybersecurity and privacy risks to clients, assistance on understanding how cybersecurity is an enterprise risk management issue, and how the global policy and regulatory structures demand that “Privacy by Design” and “Security by Design” be included. Our team has extensive international trade and diplomacy experience, and are called upon as subject matter experts to help advise on how global cybersecurity and privacy policies and regulations are evolving. Our team has extensive experience in managing government affairs and lobbying support, as well as crisis communications and public affairs issues.
We offer a broad set of policy, regulatory, legislative, compliance and crisis management experience to develop holistic, tailored solutions for our clients. We offer true one-stop shop capabilities with our full-service practice that addresses even the most complex cybersecurity and privacy issues. We provide practical solutions that work, so our clients can focus on what they do best – successfully running their companies.
Cybersecurity for Infrastructure and Other Key Industries
Our work includes specific experience related to the 16 critical infrastructure sectors identified by the White House and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security as vital to national security, as well other key industries, including:
- banking and financial services (including insurance)
- commercial facilities
- critical manufacturing
- emergency services
- financial services
- food and agriculture
- government facilities
- healthcare and public health
- information technology (IT)
- nuclear reactors, materials and waste
- real estate
- water and wastewater
Strategic U.S. and International Regulatory and Compliance Advisors
We guide companies in creating proactive privacy and cybersecurity compliance strategies to address the evolving – and often conflicting – patchwork of state, local, federal and international regulatory environments.
Existing and Evolving Regulatory Cybersecurity and Privacy Issues
Our team has significant experience working closely with, and in opposition to, the leading regulators who are responsible for building and evolving the intricate web of federal and state laws and regulations implicated in cybersecurity and privacy matters. Our team represents clients across federal agencies, including the Federal Trade Commission (FTC); the Federal Communications Commission (FCC); the U.S. Departments of Homeland Security, Defense, Treasury, Justice, Transportation, Health and Human Services, and Energy; the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC); the Commodities Future Trading Commission (CFTC); and the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), as well as with state elected officials and state regulators, including insurance and banking regulators.