Mar 11, 2021

Webinar on Getting a Handle on Vendor Contracts

The risk that comes with a vendor’s access to sensitive data is a quickly growing concern amongst public and private sector organizations, and when it comes to compliance with new and forthcoming privacy regulations, the weakest link for many is their third-party agreements. On March 10, 2021, the Cybersecurity Law Report and Sentinel LLP co-hosted a webinar to delve into the challenges of a third-party risk management program from the controller’s perspective. The program featured Sentinel co-founder and President Aaron Weller and the Cybersecurity Law Report’s Senior Editor Jill Abitbol. A recording of the webinar can be accessed here

ACR and CSLR Spring Update 2020

The Senior Editors of the Anti-Corruption Report and the Cybersecurity Law Report teamed up to present an update on the trends and hot topics in the anti-corruption, cybersecurity and data privacy spaces since the beginning of the year and what the publications will be focusing on in the coming months. A complimentary download of the webinar is available here.

    Mar 25, 2020

Companywide Work From Home - Cybersecurity and Privacy Best Practices

The current enterprise shift to remote working has created new cybersecurity and privacy challenges for companies. Our Global Editor-in-Chief, Rebecca Hughes Parker, discussed the increased risks and how to mitigate them with Dr. Christopher Pierson, CEO of BlackCloak, member of DHS’ Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee and former Chief Privacy Officer of Royal Bank of Scotland in a webinar on Monday, March 23, 2020. 

Gauging GDPR's Global Reach

The Cybersecurity Law Report hosted a complimentary webinar that discussed, among other things, which extra-E.U. activities the GDPR captures. It was moderated by CSLR reporter Matthew Fleischer-Black and featured panelists Bridget Treacy, a partner at Hunton Andrews Kurth, and Vivienne Artz, chief privacy officer at Refinitiv.

Strategies and Tactics for Conducting an Effective Tabletop Exercise

The Cybersecurity Law Report and our sister product, the Hedge Fund Law Report, hosted a webinar on Tuesday, July 30, 2019, discussing the strategies and tactics companies can employ to conduct an effective tabletop exercise. The webinar was moderated by Shaw Horton, Associate Editor of the Hedge Fund Law Report, and featureed Luke Dembosky, partner at Debevoise, John “Four” Flynn, chief information security officer at Uber, and Jill Abitbol, Senior Editor of the Cybersecurity Law Report.

Building a Strong Relationship Between Privacy and Information Security Teams for Effective Data Protection

The Cybersecurity Law Report on January 24, 2019, from 12:00pm-1:00pm EST, hosted a webinar about how privacy and security professionals can effectively coordinate for strong data protection programs. Dan Koslofsky, associate general counsel at Gap Inc., and Aaron Weller, co-founder and strategy VP for Sentinel LLC, joined the Cybersecurity Law Report’s Jill Abitbol to discuss, among other topics, the evolving roles of privacy and security professionals and practical examples of best practices for successful communication and coordination of efforts. Registration information is here.

Tackling the NYDFS Cybersecurity Regulation's Ongoing Challenges

With many of the provisions of the New York Department of Financial Services Cybersecurity Regulation now in effect, firms are looking ahead to the March 2019 deadline for meeting the law’s third-party requirements. The Cybersecurity Law Report hosted a complimentary webinar on best practices for compliance with the law. James Shreve, a partner at Thompson Coburn, and Shawn Malone, CEO of Security Diligence, joined the Cybersecurity Law Report’s Rebecca Hughes Parker to discuss, among other topics: regulatory expectations, third-party management challenges, how the regulation’s provisions lay a groundwork for various aspects of a cybersecurity program – such as records management systems and business continuation programs – and strategies for ensuring ongoing compliance.

How to Maintain Effective and Secure Long-Term Vendor Relationships

Amy Terry Sheehan discussed how to effectively monitor, manage, update and maintain long-term third-party relationships with Kristina Bergman, CEO and founder of Integris Software, Karen Hornbeck, a senior manager at Consilio, and Aaron Tantleff, a partner at Foley & Lardner. They explored from both legal and technical perspectives how to identify potential gaps and overcome challenges with vendors due to changed circumstances, cyber incidents and new requirements and regulations, including the GDPR.

Cyber Crisis Communication Plans: What Works and What to Avoid

As demonstrated by recent breaches, the publicity surrounding a cyber incident can cause more damage than just the technical problem itself, raising the stakes on a company’s response.  Jill Abitbol delved into cyber crisis communications plans with Siobhan Gorman, director at Brunswick Group, Brian Lapidus, the practice leader of Kroll’s identity theft and breach notification practice, and Seth Harrington, a partner at Ropes & Gray.

Effective and Compliant Employee Monitoring

Monitoring data systems and employee digital activity is critical to reducing the significant cybersecurity risks that employees pose, but companies do need to make sure they comply with legal requirements when implementing surveillance programs.  Amy Terry Sheehan discussed effective notice, legal considerations, specific policies regarding BYOD, termination and remote employees, how to navigate contrasting rules and approaches in Europe, and more with Mike Pappacena, a managing director at ACA Aponix, Mary Dollarhide, a partner at DLA Piper, and Jennifer Rubin, a member of Mintz Levin.

Multi-Factor Authentication for the Financial Sector

Rebecca Hughes Parker discussed balancing convenience with security, innovations in multi-factor authentication, using regulation and guidance, and best practices for implementing and improving online authentication systems with Cassio Goldschmidt, vice president at Stroz Friedberg, Jeremy Grant, managing director at Venable, and Chris Pierson, general counsel and chief security officer at Viewpost.