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Proactive Measures to Avoid Potential Data Breaches & Cyber Attacks


Level: Advanced
Runtime: 60 minutes
Recorded Date: September 16, 2020
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Agenda

  • COVID-19 Impact on Cybersecurity
  • COVID-19 Impact on Employees and Cybersecurity
  • US Government Latest Actions Regarding Cybersecurity
  • Proactive Measures for Corporate Legal Departments
  • Lessons Learned & Common Pitfalls
  • Q & A
Runtime: 1 hour
Recorded: September 16, 2020

Description

Hackers love exploiting weakness. As data breaches increase in frequency and size, corporate legal departments must be armed and ready to proactively tackle these crises and reduce risk and damage to the company.

This program was recorded as part of ALM & Corporate Counsel's Annual General Counsel East Virtual Conference East on September 16th, 2020.

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Panelists

Steven Sheinberg

General Counsel, SVP, Privacy and Security and Assistant Secretary
Anti-Defamation League

As General Counsel and Senior Vice President, Privacy and Security, Steven C. Sheinberg and his team work to protect the people, assets, data and reputation of ADL.

Steve joined ADL in 1999 as an Associate Regional Director. After serving in the ADL Civil Rights division and as Special Assistant to ADL’s National Director, Steve became General Counsel in 2011.

Steve has worked at Outten and Golden, LLP (a law firm) and at the Taylor Research and Consulting Group (a management consulting firm).

Steve has a BA in Liberal Arts from Hofstra, a PhD in Applied Ethics from Bowling Green University and a law degree from Emory University. He earned his Certified Information Privacy Professional designation in 2014.

Matthew Miller

Vice President, Global Information Governance Advisory Services
Consilio

MATTHEW IS A VICE PRESIDENT, GLOBAL INFORMATION GOVERNANCE ADVISORY SERVICES, AT CONSILIO, BASED IN LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA. HE IS A NON-PRACTICING ATTORNEY WITH OVER 16 YEARS’ EXPERIENCE. HIS UNIQUE PERSPECTIVE PROVIDES AN UNBIASED RISK AND COST MINIMIZING APPROACH TOWARDS MANAGING AND PROTECTING DATA. MR. MILLER HAS ENABLED HIS CLIENTS TO MITIGATE RISKS AND REDUCE COSTS BY IMPROVING PROCESSES, ENHANCING EXISTING INVESTMENTS, WHILE OBTAINING INCREASED PRODUCTIVITY FROM PEOPLE AND TECHNOLOGY RESOURCES. MATTHEW SPECIFICALLY FOCUSES ON PROVIDING INFORMATION GOVERNANCE, DATA PRIVACY, EDISCOVERY, AND FORENSIC INVESTIGATION SOLUTIONS TO HIS CLIENTS.

LEADING THE INFORMATION GOVERNANCE ADVISORY SERVICES PRACTICE, MATTHEW’S TEAM OF PROFESSIONALS CONSULT CORPORATIONS AND LAW FIRMS ON DEVELOPING AND/OR IMPROVING DATA PRIVACY AND INFORMATION GOVERNANCE WORKFLOWS, WHILE LEVERAGING TECHNOLOGY TO SOLVE REAL BUSINESS CHALLENGES. HE PREVIOUSLY MANAGED THE WEST REGION BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT TEAM FOR CONSILIO. PRIOR TO CONSILIO, MATTHEW CO-DEVELOPED THE INFORMATION GOVERNANCE SERVICES OFFERING AT ERNST & YOUNG LLP, WHERE HE SPENT 6 YEARS IN THEIR FORENSIC TECHNOLOGY & DISCOVERY SERVICES PRACTICE. HE HAS HANDLED COMPLEX PROJECTS SUCH AS PROTECTING SENSITIVE IP AND DATA DISPOSITION, WHERE HIS TEAM SCANNED 10 PETABYTES OF DATA TO IDENTIFY ‘CROWN JEWELS’ AND ‘ROT’, LED THE ADVANCED FORENSIC RECOVERY TEAM FOR EMEIA RELATED TO THE SONY HACK, AND LED A 12-COUNTRY DOJ ANTI-TRUST LITIGATION RESPONSE AND 3-YEAR COMPLIANCE MONITOR ENGAGEMENT FOR A GLOBAL BANK.

HE IS A THOUGHT LEADER, FREQUENTLY SPEAKING ON BEST PRACTICES FOR DATA MANAGEMENT AND DATA PROTECTION, WITH OVER 30 APPEARANCES IN THE UNITED STATES, CANADA AND AUSTRALIA. BEFORE EY, MATTHEW WAS THE PRODUCT MANAGER FOR ENCASE EDISCOVERY AND LEGAL HOLD AT GUIDANCE SOFTWARE AND RAN FORSYTHE TECHNOLOGY'S INFORMATION GOVERNANCE & EDISCOVERY PRACTICE IMPLEMENTING BOTH PROCESS AND TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS ACROSS THE U.S. MATTHEW IS QUOTED IN THE FORBES.COM ARTICLE “HOW DO TOP CYBERSECURITY EXPERTS KEEP OUR DATA SAFE?”, IN THE COMPLIANCE WEEK ARTICLE “GETTING A GRIP ON INVESTIGATIONS AND DATA”, AND RECENTLY CO-AUTHORED A PUBLISHED WHITEPAPER, TITLED: “HOW TO PREPARE FOR THE CCPA: KNOW YOUR DATA”.

HE RECEIVED HIS BS FROM SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY WHITMAN SCHOOL OF BUSINESS AND HIS JD FROM HOFSTRA UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW. HE IS A MEMBER OF THE SEDONA CONFERENCE WORKING GROUP ON DATA SECURITY AND PRIVACY LIABILITY (WG11) AND THE E-DISCOVERY / INFORMATION GOVERNANCE BOARD OF ADVISORS AT BENJAMIN N. CARDOZO SCHOOL OF LAW. HE IS ALSO A MEMBER OF THE ACFE. MATTHEW IS ALSO AN INSTRUCTOR FOR CMSI 660 CYBERSECURITY FUNDAMENTALS / INTRO TO CYBERSECURITY WITHIN THE SEAVER COLLEGE OF SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING AT LOYOLA MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY, ONE OF THE CORE COURSE REQUIREMENTS FOR THE CYBERSECURITY CERTIFICATE PROGRAM.

Paul Holmes

CEO, North America
Finsbury

PAUL HOLMES, CEO, NORTH AMERICA, ADVISES CLIENTS IN AREAS INCLUDING STRATEGIC AND CRISIS COMMUNICATIONS, LITIGATION SUPPORT, PUBLIC POLICY, REGULATORY ISSUES, GOVERNANCE MATTERS, AND CYBERSECURITY AND DATA PRIVACY. HE JOINED FINSBURY

IN 2007 AND HAS REPRESENTED SEVERAL OF THE WORLD’S LARGEST COMPANIES IN THE FINANCIAL SERVICES, MEDIA, RETAIL, TRANSPORTATION, INSURANCE AND HEALTH CARE SECTORS, AMONG OTHERS. BEFORE JOINING THE FIRM, PAUL HAD A SUCCESSFUL CAREER IN INTERNATIONAL JOURNALISM.

HE HAS WORKED IN MORE THAN 50 COUNTRIES AND WAS THE POLITICAL AND GENERAL NEWS EDITOR AT REUTERS FOR FIVE YEARS. PAUL IS A CO-AUTHOR OF THE LATIN LAWYER GUIDE TO CRISIS MANAGEMENT AND OF FOUR BOOKS ON INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS. HE HAS BEEN RECOGNIZED FOR HIS EXPERTISE IN LITIGATION AND CRISIS COMMUNICATIONS BY CHAMBERS & PARTNERS AND LAWDRAGON.

HE IS AN ETHICS FELLOW OF THE POYNTER INSTITUTE OF JOURNALISM STUDIES IN ST. PETERSBURG, FLORIDA AND A MEMBER OF THE LEADERSHIP COUNCIL OF THE COMMITTEE TO PROTECT JOURNALISTS.

PAUL SPEAKS FLUENT FRENCH, GERMAN AND ITALIAN AND HOLDS A BACHELOR’S DEGREE IN MODERN LANGUAGES FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF EXETER IN THE UK.

Romy Horn

General Counsel
W20 Group

ROMY HORN IS GENERAL COUNSEL AT W2O GROUP, A HEALTHCARE-FOCUSED, ANALYTICS AND TECHNOLOGY DRIVEN, MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS AGENCY. SHE CURRENTLY LEADS THE AGENCY’S LEGAL AND BUSINESS AFFAIRS TEAM AND WORKS HAND IN HAND WITH THE C-SUITE AND ENTIRE INFRASTRUCTURE GROUP.

ROMY IS FLUENT IN GLOBAL OPERATIONS US, EMEA, AND APAC WITH A HEAVY STRENGTH FOCUS IN IP, DIGITAL, PRIVACY AND INTEGRATION ACROSS A GROWING PORTFOLIO OF AGENCIES, PRACTICES AND DEPARTMENTS. SHE LEADS THE COMPANY’S LEGAL STRATEGY AND EXECUTION WHICH INCLUDES THE RESPONSIBILITY TO OVERSEE M&A, STREAMLINE SERVICES, AND IMPROVE RELATIONS WITH PROCUREMENT DEPARTMENTS TO BETTER MEET CLIENT NEEDS.

PRIOR TO JOINING W2O, ROMY WAS GENERAL COUNSEL AT 360I FOR 7 YEARS WHERE SHE CLOSELY PARTNERED WITH THE SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM TO DELIVER A STRONG MIX OF RISK PREVENTION AND PROTECTION AND BRING A TRUE VALUE-ADD ACROSS THE NETWORK. ROMY HAS OVER 14 YEARS OF LITIGATION AND ARBITRATION EXPERIENCE AND A BROAD KNOWLEDGE OF THE KEY INTRICATE LEGAL ISSUES THAT SURFACE IN AN EVOLVING DIGITAL ARENA.

SHE HAS SHARED HER KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE AT MANY LEGAL CONFERENCES INCLUDING, NYSBA ON NATIVE ADVERTISING, ACI’S ANNUAL SUMMIT ON DIGITAL ADVERTISING COMPLIANCE AND CORPORATE COUNSEL’S ANNUAL IP TRADEMARK, COPYRIGHT & LICENSING COUNSEL FORUM.

ROMY IS A BROOKLYN RESIDENT, GRADUATE OF ADELPHI UNIVERSITY (BA HISTORY AND DANCE) ALONG WITH A J.D. FROM ST. JOHN’S UNIVERSITY SCHOOL OF LAW. SHE SPENDS HER LIMITED FREE TIME WITH INFURIATING MULTI-PIECE PUZZLES AND HAS CULTIVATED STRONG BUT WELL-INFORMED OPINIONS ON THE BEST CHINESE NOODLES IN NYC.

David Kessler

Public Sector Counsel
Verizon Enterprise Solutions

David Kessler is the Public Sector Counsel for Verizon Enterprise Solutions.

Previously, David served as General Counsel, Director & Managing Attorney of McAfee Public Sector LLC, a subsidiary of McAfee LLC, one of the largest cybersecurity companies in the world. At McAfee, he managed a team that was responsible for all transactional and compliance matters in support of McAfee’s Public Sector business. He also recently served as McAfee’s Chief Compliance Officer, and managed a team that is responsible for all aspects of its ethics and compliance program, including anti-corruption, polices and training, export controls and internal investigations.

Prior to McAfee, David served as Group Corporate Counsel for the Public Sector business unit of Autodesk, Inc., a 2D and 3D software design manufacturer. He also served as Senior Corporate Counsel – Public Sector with Symantec Corporation, and was a senior associate with the international law firm of Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

He received his B.A. from the University of Florida and his J.D. from the American University Washington College of Law.


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