Kristen J. Mathews is a partner in Proskauer’s New York office, is head of Proskauer’s Privacy and Data Security Practice Group, and is a member of the Technology, Media and Communications Practice Group. For over a decade, Ms. Mathews has specialized in technology, e-commerce, and media-related transactions and advice, with concentrations in the areas of data privacy, data security, direct marketing, and online advertising. She regularly advises clients on a wide range of matters, including privacy and data security compliance, responding to data security breach incidents, preparing privacy and data security policies, data profiling, behavioral marketing, open-source software issues, financial privacy, payment card data security, and telematics. She is certified as an information privacy professional (CIPP) by the International Association of Privacy Professionals and is the editor of Proskauer’s A Moment of Privacy e-newsletter and its Privacy Law Blog. Ms. Mathews also chairs Proskauer’s annual Proskauer on Privacy Conference.