A Practical Approach to Addressing Incidents

Level: Advanced
Runtime: 62 minutes
Recorded Date: February 01, 2017
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  • Understanding an Incident
  • Incident Response: Reactive Approach
  • Incident Response: Proactive Approach
  • Beyond Notice
  • Data Breach Incident Response
  • Who to invite - Internal
  • Who to invite - External
  • Incident Response - Additional Considerations
Runtime: 1 hour
Recorded: February 1, 2017


As data incidents occur with rising frequency and impact, organizations too often find themselves improvising a response while reacting to an incident. Proactively creating and following a practical approach to addressing any incident is essential. Our panel will speak from experience and knowledge of best practices on how such an approach to incident responses can be developed and executed.

This program was recorded on February 1st, 2017.

Provided By



Behnam Dayanim

Paul Hastings, LLP.

Behnam Dayanim is a partner in the Paul Hastings Washington, D.C. office, where he chairs the firm’s Advertising and Promotions practice and co-chairs its Privacy and Cybersecurity practice. Mr. Dayanim counsels clients on regulatory compliance, handles internal and regulatory investigations and is an experienced litigator. He also works extensively in transactional matters, negotiating payment processing, IT licensing and outsourcing agreements.

Mr. Dayanim’s practice concentrates on six substantive areas: gambling and gaming; trade controls; privacy and data protection; advertising and marketing; electronic signatures and payments regulation; and information technology licensing and outsourcing. He has advised some of the world's largest internet gambling companies and has extensive experience in export regulation of high technology and other products, including encryption; technology transfer and "deemed export" controls; U.S. embargoes, anti-boycott regulations and sanctions; International Traffic in Arms Regulations (defense articles and services) counseling and compliance; and International money transfers and money-laundering issues. Mr. Dayanim has been invited to speak on topics throughout the United States, Europe, and South America and is regularly interviewed or cited by national mainstream and industry publications.

Bruce A. Radke

Vedder Price

He is a Shareholder and Co-Chair of the firm’s Privacy, CyberSecurity & Media practice group.

Mr. Radke has been selected by his peers as a Leading Lawyer in Commercial Litigation, Computer & Technology Law and Data Privacy. He regularly counsels private- and public-sector clients on various privacy and data security issues. He has drafted and reviewed data privacy and security policies and procedures to ensure compliance with HIPAA, HITECH, COPPA, GLBA, Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standards, state breach notification laws, international data security laws and other privacy-related laws and regulations. Additionally, he has counseled clients in the development and implementation of incident response plans.

Mr. Radke is a member of InfraGard (a partnership between the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the private sector), and is Vice President of the Chicago Bar Association’s Cyberlaw and Data Privacy Committee.

Mr. Radke has assisted clients in responding to numerous, significant data security incidents involving state and federal laws, including sending required notifications to affected individuals, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services and states’ Offices of Attorney General.

Avi Weisman

Avisory Board
Cycura, Inc.

Avi recently left his position as the Vice President and General Counsel at Avid Life Media Inc. (Ashley Madison) and is currently working with Cycura Inc. as part of its Advisory Board, providing consulting and advisory services in the areas of cyber security, breach response, and privacy law. Cycura is a globally recognized company offering best in class Cyber Security Services, Cyber Investigation Services, and Digital Forensic Services to both government and private sector companies. Cycura has assisted in the initial response and assessments of some of the most well known global data breach incidents.

Avi is also an Adjunct Professor at Ryerson University’s Ted Rogers School of Management. Avi has spent the vast majority of his career in the technology, media, and communications sector, both digital and legacy. Prior to joining Avid, he was the Canadian Corporate Counsel at Avaya Inc., as well as a member of its Canadian Senior Leadership Team.

Avi Weisman obtained his Law Degree (JD) from Osgoode Hall Law School in Toronto (2000), and his MBA from the Schulich School of Business (2002). 

Dan Rizzolo

Managing Director
OmniVere, LLC

Dan is a Managing Director in Omnivere’s Chicago office. He specializes in complex electronic discovery, computer forensics, data analysis, and legal operations consulting services. Dan’s relevant experience includes some of the largest and most complex legal data exercises in the world, including the Madoff disputes, tobacco litigation, the Enron matters and high profile criminal actions. He has led data and computer forensic teams responding to SEC, DOJ and OIG investigations. He has worked on matters involving mass torts, accounting fraud, mergers and acquisitions, oil and gas, pharmaceuticals, internet/ecommerce disputes, bankruptcy, securities fraud, intellectual property and labor and employment litigation. Dan has consulted with in-house counsel and law firm management on systems strategy, discovery/litigation support strategy, records retention programs and information governance strategy, and managed litigation support functions. He has also managed in-house and outsourced litigation support, IT and facilities management departments of up to 215 employees.

Dan is an attorney who has spent most of his career in consulting and operations positions related to IT, finance, operations management, outsourcing, disputes, and investigations. Before joining Omnivere, Dan co-founded Esicon Consulting, and held senior management and consulting positions with Navigant Consulting, Bowne & Company, and Arthur Andersen.

Dan received a J.D. from Villanova University School of Law and a B.A. from the University of Illinois. He publishes and speaks on topics related to electronic discovery and information technology. Dan is a member of the 7th Circuit’s E-discovery Pilot Program, where he is a Co-chair of the E-mediation Subcommittee. He is also an adjunct professor teaching electronic discovery at the Loyola University Chicago School of Law.

Amie Taal

Consultant, Investigator, Researcher & Public Speaker
Stratagem Tech Solutions Ltd.

Stratagem Tech Solutions is a Technology and Data Privacy consulting company with proven expertise in audits, investigations, litigation and risk, used by legal and business customers worldwide including many public sector organisations and the world’s leading corporations. Our services help customers gain insight and intelligence on the collection, processing, storage, security and maintenance of electronic data in compliance with set legislations and regulatory requirements.

We define success as achieving exceptional results that have a lasting impact on businesses, communities and individuals worldwide. This principle is the cornerstone of our ethos and it continues to underpin everything we do.

Each of the services we deliver is specifically tailored for you, our Client, and all of our Consultants that deliver these services are platform agnostic, technology independent (where possible) and vendor neutral. We understand the subject matter and understand business culture (most of us have worked in many different countries throughout the world and understand local cultural requirements as well).

We offer a full service from initial capture of the business needs to development and we share delivery risk with you by fixing our price based on clear deliverables agreed in advance, wherever we can.

Our clients choose us because we challenge convention to find new and imaginative answers to their questions. We turn those into the solutions that really work in practice, not just on paper.

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