Stephen BreidenbachCounsel (CIPP/US)
Stephen Breidenbach serves as Co-Chair of the firm’s Privacy, Cybersecurity & Technology Practice Group and concentrates his practice in technology related legal matters, including cybersecurity and privacy compliance.
Prior to beginning his career as an attorney, Mr. Breidenbach studied and practiced as a cybersecurity professional where he spent much of his time analyzing threats and reverse engineering malicious code. His technical skillset includes computer forensics, networking, network security and computer programming.
Mr. Breidenbach spends much of his free time developing software and interacting with the information technology and information security communities. He is versed in such technologies as machine learning, chat bots, augment reality, altered reality, virtual reality and blockchain. He has also assisted in the development of mobile apps and websites.
Hofstra University School of Law, J.D. May 2016
Excellence Award, Civil Procedure
President, Hofstra Intellectual Property Law Association
Database Administrator, Veterans Law Student Association
Farmingdale State College, B.S., Computer Security Systems January 2009
Mr. Breidenbach is admitted to practice in New York.
Mr. Breidenbach participates in such organizations as the Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP) – a worldwide not-for-profit charitable organization focused on improving the security of software; the International Association of Privacy Professionals – a not-for-profit organization that helps define, support and improve the privacy profession globally; and the Association of National Advertisers — a representative body for the marketing community in the United States.
Certified Information Privacy Professionals (CIPP/US).
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