Benjamin Wright

Dallas, Texas, United States

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Attorney Benjamin Wright helps others navigate the law of technology.

He teaches the Law of Data Security and Investigations for SANS Institute, the premier authority for training information security professionals and digital forensics experts. That 5-day bootcamp is unique in the world.

Wright is author of "The Law of Electronic Commerce" (Wolters Kluwer) and chair of SANS Institute's annual "Data Breach Summit."

Mr. Wright advises clients -- in the US and throughout the world -- on privacy, cryptocurrency, e-discovery, data breaches, ethical hacking, smart contracts, IT outsourcing contracts, and forensic investigations (e.g., social media and mobile apps).

Mr. Wright is spotlighted in the book The Devil Inside the Beltway for his uncommonly insightful advice to LabMD in its now famous information security law dispute.

In partnership with Netmail, Mr. Wright leads in-house workshops to help clients such as hospitals and government agencies craft policy on email retention and bring-your-own-device (BYOD).

None of Mr. Wright's statements on blogs, social media and the like are guaranteed for accuracy or are legal advice for any particular situation. You use the ideas in those statements at your own risk. If you need legal advice, you should retain a lawyer.

You do not have an attorney-client relationship with Mr. Wright unless and until you and he have explicitly, formally agreed to form that relationship.

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Mr. Wright's blogs, videos, tweets, web comments, web courses and the like constitute part of the online update service for the book The Law of Electronic Commerce. Originally released 1991, and revised continually since then, the book is a reference for lawyers, published by Wolters Kluwer.

  • Work
    • Attorney in private practice
  • Education
    • Georgetown University Law Center (JD 1984)