Stephenie G. A. Scialabba
Stephenie G. A. Scialabba focuses her practice on cybersecurity & data privacy matters. She guides clients in all sectors and industries, private and public, through their proactive compliance obligations as well as reactive obligations in the event of a security incident.
Stephenie has represented clients in all steps of domestic and multi-national incident and data breach response, from forensic investigation and data analysis to breach notification and regulatory investigations by the Office of Civil Rights, state Attorneys General and Insurance Commissioners, Information Commissioner’s Office and other governmental authorities.
She also works with clients to develop privacy practices and policies that are appropriate for their business models and runs table-top exercises to prepare clients for various scenarios.
She is well-versed in the European Union’s General Data Privacy Regulation (GDPR), Health Insurance Portability & Accountability Act (HIPAA), Payment Card Industry – Data Security Standards (PCI-DSS), Family Educational Rights & Privacy Act (FERPA), and California Consumer Privacy/Privacy Rights Act (CCPA/CPRA), as well as Virginia, Utah, Connecticut and Colorado’s comprehensive consumer privacy laws.
Stephenie helps clients determine which laws are applicable based on their activities and negotiates service provider, business associate and data processing agreements accordingly. She also prepares incident response policies, privacy policies, HIPAA Risk Assessments, and written information security programs (WISP).
Stephenie is the State Representative for the 12th District of Pennsylvania in the Pennsylvania General Assembly, House of Representatives. She also serves as the Co-Chair for the bicameral House & Senate Cybersecurity Caucus.