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Data Protection, Security & Legal Ethics (Update)

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Produced on August 26, 2019

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Course Information

Time 98 minutes
Difficulty Intermediate

Course Description

It was once a poorly kept secret that hackers routinely target law firms. This fact is rather difficult to miss nowadays. Moreover, the threats to the confidential data kept and used by attorneys and law firms are always evolving. These include sophisticated – and sometimes not so sophisticated – electronic attacks, lost and stolen devices, an endless variety of tricks and scams, and even simple attorney (and employee) errors. Any of these can lead to serious consequences for attorneys and firms alike.

In 2012 the American Bar Association amended a number of the Model Rules of Professional Conduct to address the increasing use of technology in legal practice and the ongoing need to safeguard client and firm data. Attorney and information security consultant Scott Aurnou discusses the amended Rules, subsequent ABA Formal Opinions clarifying the Rules’ application in practice, as well as the basic steps needed to comply with the Rules. This will include measures to secure the confidential client and firm data on your firm’s computer network, individual computers, and mobile devices.


Learning Objectives:

  1. Address ethical obligations under the ABA Model Rules related to technology and attorney competence, data confidentiality and the use of outside services
  2. Identify the wide array of electronic threats facing attorneys
  3. Take the essential steps involved in safeguarding a modern law firm computer networks, computers, and mobile devices
  4. Discuss the methods hackers use to trick people and how to avoid becoming a victim
  5. Establish the basic steps needed to prepare for and respond to a security incident

Credit Information

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Faculty

Scott Aurnou

The Security Advocate

Scott Aurnou, Esq., CISSP is an attorney and founder of The Security Advocate, which helps organizations with information security and data privacy issues. This includes privacy and security awareness training, security consulting, compliance with cyber security and privacy laws and related legal concerns.

Scott spent over a decade as a litigation attorney in the NYC area, and served as lead counsel for a private client services group at Smith Barney. He uses his legal, security, and business background to make complex information security concepts easy to understand (and even entertaining on occasion) for non-technical audiences. He has published security related articles in national publications ranging from the New York Law Journal to SC Magazine. In addition, he has created and delivered numerous presentations on information security and data privacy issues for executives, managers, and professionals.

Scott is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP), Certified Information Privacy Technologist (CIPT), Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) and a Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP). He is admitted to practice law in New York, Colorado, the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern and Southern Districts of New York; as well as the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. He is also the author of the Introduction to Information Security LiveLessons video training series for Pearson Publishing. 



Reviews

SS
Sarah S.

Very thorough and information CLE. Well worth the time!

RG
Richard Keith G.

probably one of the better courses I have watched on here

BC
Barbara C.

Extremely helpful and well-organized. Great slides.

CC
Christopher C.

This session was packed with information, including explanation of data security terms and concepts that I have frequently heard bu did not understand

DW
Deborah Lynn W.

That was without a doubt the best class in years - I am actually listening to the transcript a second time.

RL
Robert L.

Good stuff.

JS
Jeremy S.

Thank you

DC
Daniel C.

Loved this course - Scott was informative and funny

JJ
Jacqueline J.

very helpful review of the basics for those of us who are not so technologically savvy!

SM
Scott M.

Really good material

AA
Allana A.

Excellent Cle and very relevant to today’s practice

KP
Kathleen P.

Terrific, practical course.

AO
Andrew O.

good

CB
Celeste B.

I've seen a handful of cybersecurity CLEs, and this was the first where I had any real degree of confidence that the presenter actually knew anything about his topic. Well done.

FB
Frances B.

Best CLE so far

KK
Kim K.

I wondered about relevance at the beginning, but this turned out to be quite helpful.

RD
Raymond D.

Best CLE I have ever taken Best CLE I have ever taken

CL
Cynthia L.

Really useful information

CM
Carlos M.

this course had material for two days of lecture!

RB
Richard B.

Great lecture! Just the tip of the iceberg on data protection! Thanks for the insights!

JD
James D.

Scott has an engaging style that communicates a very dense and haphazard subject area in an organized way.

CW
Craig W.

Excellent course, excellent presenter

JD
Joshua D.

Very engaging topic and speaker!

JW
Jennifer W.

Great presentation! Wish he had had more time.

AP
Abe P.

Interesting course

MW
Mary F W.

Dynamic! Excellent examples to illustrate technical concepts.

MP
Michele P.

Although he speaks a little fast, boy does he know his stuff. WOW. Thanks

FB
Florence B.

Very interesting, well presented, and I learned a lot!!!!! Thank you!

FV
Fabiana V.

Good

CW
Christine W.

Best presenter on Lawline so far. Effective presentation skills and relevant substantive information.

AG
alison g.

Wow. This was an excellent overview. Quite scary.

NS
Nancy S.

excellent course

JM
Joel M.

Always good presenter!

FZ
Fort Z.

very thorough

JK
Jeffrey K.

Fantastic and essential!

ES
Elizabeth S.

Very helpful.

LS
Liesel S.

This was an excellent overview and resource

BH
Brian H.

Excellent

MW
Michael W.

Great course

MB
Michael B.

Nice job. Great information. Energetic delivery.

MW
Mark W.

One of the best I've seen. Well done.

SN
Stephen N.

Helpful and all encompassing

LF
Laura F.

Best CLE I have watched in a long time. Engaging speaker and great information.

CC
Charilyn C.

This course is superlative! It is jam-packed with detail yet was presented in a speedy mode that enabled learning the main points while knowing where to get more detailed information on resources, strategy, and vulnerabilities. It would be great to have it updated no less frequently than annually.

CD
Conway D.

One of the best courses I've ever viewed on Lawline! Very informative,and cogent presentation of a lot of material accompanied by excellent slides.

PK
Pratima K.

Huge amount of information that was well delivered.

GD
Geoffrey D.

Thought that the Presenter had a good personality.

BB
Brett B.

Excellent presentation. It far exceeded my expectations.

JC
JAMES C.

Excellent course with great insight!

MD
Michael D.

Outstanding.

EF
Elizabeth F.

Great materials

KA
Kathryn A.

WOW!!!

CE
C. Peyton E.

Very engaging and knowledgeable instructor. This is a vast subject, and it was masterfully edited and presented.

AP
Allison P.

Taught in very understandable terms. Very informative, thanks!

BF
Benjamin F.

I think a lot of us lawyers don't know that much about technology and the teacher did a very good job of making everything understandable.

SL
Sue L.

Excellent course. Very informative.

WC
William C.

Great overview course!

EV
Elisa V.

He is an excellent presenter, knowledge base is so deep and he covers both a vast breadth and depth of subject matter. I wish he would instruct all CLE courses. He's the best on this site.

TD
Thomas D.

Fantastic!!

PH
Philip H.

Excellent

PV
Peter V.

Good job. Organized and easy to follow.

LM
Lisa M.

Really enjoyed the course - very informative!

AW
Andrew W.

This is the best CLE program I have ever viewed. The speaker was informative and very familiar with the material. His speaking style and delivery were excellent despite a tight time constaint given the volume and specifics of the course material. Great presentation!

KF
Kathryn F.

LOVED this course!!

TQ
Terry Q.

Great presentation!

LP
Lisa P.

Great explanations and analogies

MP
Magin P.

This was truly a very good course, great overview of the subject matter. Very helpful recommendations.

KI
Kyoko I.

Excellent!

LB
Lawton B.

Fantastic! Great information!

CA
C. T. A.

Obviously, an expert!

WB
William B.

The course and the presenter were both excellent.

PS
Philip S.

very good speaker

PC
Pamela C.

An impressive amount of useful information.

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