Data breaches and cybersecurity incidents are on the rise, and companies must proactively take steps to protect themselves to mitigate risk. This session will cover the cybersecurity issues that affect most global organizations today. From understanding the cybersecurity landscape and current government initiatives in the U.S., to global breach notification rules and responding to a cyber incident, Hunton & Williams associate Brittany Bacon will discuss how companies should get their house in order before a cybersecurity incident occurs.
In addition, privacy and data security are now a growing concern in corporate transactions. This program will address the importance of considering privacy and data security issues in corporate transactions and the role of the board in cyber governance.
Brittany assists clients in identifying, evaluating and managing global privacy and information security risks and compliance issues. She has assisted with the development and implementation of comprehensive information security programs, and has drafted privacy notices, policies, standards and procedures. Brittany routinely advises multinational clients on data breach response and notification responsibilities and counsels clients on US state, federal and international privacy requirements. She conducts privacy impact assessments and advises clients on managing risk in connection with data collection and use. Brittany also regularly negotiates privacy and data security provisions of complex commercial and technology-related contracts.
Brittany volunteers as a welfare advocacy attorney for the City Bar Justice Center’s Legal Clinic for the Homeless and assists pro bono clients with securing public benefits. She also has served as a Legal Fellow Staff Attorney for Volunteer Lawyers for the Arts, counseling low-income artists and arts organizations with corporate, intellectual property and litigation issues. Brittany previously worked as a legal writer for ABCNews.com.
Good overview of the patchwork of federal laws, and I particularly found the discussion of board duties similar.
Obviously knowledgeable in her field! Teaches her subject well and is thoroughly prepared!
The best one so far
She is outstanding.
Timely and informative
I liked the speaker, she kept the pace and lecture up beat and moving along. Didn't overkill any particular issue by dwelling on it longer than necessary.
This is the best Lawline program I have reviewed. Ms. Bacon is very good, and should be a partner. Please tell her so.
Among the best - if not the best - Lawline presentation I've seen and I've seen many.
Hunton & Williams data security presenter did an outstanding job!