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Data Security Incident Response: Mitigating Escalating Risks


Created on April 08, 2020




As massive data breaches make headlines and many states are enacting more stringent data privacy and security laws, in-house counsel and other attorneys need to be aware of the cyber-security threats to companies' data and their legal obligations under international, federal, and state law. This presentation will discuss data security incident trends, the legal landscape of the state, federal, and international data privacy and security laws, recent regulatory enforcement actions, and best practices in mitigating risks from data breach incidents.

Learning Objectives:
  1. Examine the latest cyber attack trends
  2. Discuss the evolving threat landscape, including new lines of attack, the role of ransomware, and vulnerabilities
  3. Review the legal landscape of state, federal, and international data privacy and security laws
  4. Assess the costs of cyber-attack fallout, from physical damage to assets and intellectual property losses to legal fees and remediation expenses
  5. Identify the steps organizations can take to better manage these cyber-security risks and mitigate the impact of a cyber-attack 

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