Understanding and Defending Against Cyber Attacks: What You Need to Know and Do
Cybersecurity continue to draw attention due to the increasing number of high-profile attacks. Globally, both governments and corporations are starting to realize the scale of cyber threats to a nation's security and economy. In today's threat landscape, it is important for organizations to be well-prepared to defend its operations against the growing sophistication of cyber attacks.
In a two-hour LIVE Webcast, a panel of thought leaders and practitioners assembled by The Knowledge Group will discuss the significant and latest issues on cyber attacks and its impact on organizations’ operations. The speakers will also offer guidance on how to create robust defense strategies to mitigate the risk of a cyber attack.
Key issues that will be covered in this course are:
- A Review on Recent High-Profile Cases
- Cyber Crisis Management
- Collaboration Within the Sector and Across Industries
- Strengthening the Network and Minimizing Threats
- Regulatory Framework of Cybersecurity Enforcement
Gary Miliefsky, CEO
- Cost of Cyber Attacks
- Who is the new target of Cyber Attacks
- How Cyber Attacks Happen
- Why Cyber Attacks are Successful
- What to do to defeat Cyber Attackers
Christopher S. Lee, Science & Technology Directorate Privacy Officer
Department of Homeland Security
- Data as an Asset
- Privacy and Cyber Security by Design
- Preparation & Planning
Allison J. Bender, Senior Attorney
Hogan Lovells US LLP
- Information sharing and interaction with law enforcement
William Ridgway, Counsel
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
- How to go about responding to a cyber incident
- Having the right team in place
- Securing the network while maintaining attorney-client privilege and preserving evidence
- Managing internal and external communications
- Resolving the ethical issues that often arise in incident response
- Dealing with vendors when they may be the source of the breach
- Working with law enforcement – advantages and disadvantages
- Handling disclosure to regulators (SEC, State AGs, FTC, etc.) and notification issues
- How to avoid a regulatory enforcement action
- The key takeaways from the recent enforcement actions
- How regulators continue to raise the bar when it comes to cybersecurity
- Global coordination among regulators and how to handle that
Who Should Attend:
- Privacy and Data Security Officers
- Chief Information Security Officers
- Chief Information Officers
- Chief Compliance Officers
- IT Professionals
- Privacy Law Attorneys
- Risk and Compliance Managers
- Cyber Security Professionals
- Public and Private Companies
- Other Interested/Related Individuals and Organizations
Gary is the CEO of SnoopWall, Inc. and a co-inventor of the company’s innovative breach prevention technologies. He is a cyber-security expert and a frequent invited guest on national and international media commenting on mobile privacy, cyber security, cyber crime and cyber terrorism, also covered in both Forbes and Fortune Magazines. He has been extremely active in the INFOSEC arena, he is an active member of Phi Beta Cyber Society (http://cybersecurityventures.com/phi-beta-cyber/ ), an organization dedicated to helping high school students become cyber security professionals and ethical hackers. He founded and remains the Executive Producer of Cyber Defense Magazine. Miliefsky is a Founding Member of the US Department of Homeland Security (http://www.DHS.gov), the National Information Security Group (http://www.NAISG.org ) and the OVAL advisory board of MITRE responsible for the CVE Program (http://CVE.mitre.org ). He also assisted the National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC), which operates within the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, in their development of The National Strategy to Secure Cyberspace as well as the Center for the Study of Counter-Terrorism and Cyber Crime at Norwich University. Previously, Gary has been founder and/or inventor for technologies and corporations sold and licensed to Hexis Cyber, Intel/McAfee, IBM, Computer Associates and BlackBox Corporation. Gary is a member of ISC2.org and is a CISSP®. Email him at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Gary is the CEO of SnoopWall, Inc. and a co-inventor of the company’s innovative breach prevention technologies. He is a …
Christopher Lee is the DHS Science & Technology Directorate Privacy Officer. He works with Science & Technology Program Managers to build privacy protections into projects ranging from social media analytics to iris/face/fingerprint biometric data collections to unmanned aircraft systems. He earned his law degree from the Catholic University and Master of Science degree from the University of Maryland.
Christopher Lee is the DHS Science & Technology Directorate Privacy Officer. He works with Science & Technology Program Managers to …
Allison Bender advises clients on cybersecurity matters, including preparedness, incident response, transactions, information sharing, engagement with law enforcement, and public policy.
Before joining Hogan Lovells, Allison served as a cybersecurity attorney at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), where she advised the Office of Cybersecurity & Communications on cybersecurity law and policy. Allison brings key experience in incident response as well as cybersecurity policy, export controls, information sharing, liability, and incentives. She was primary operational legal counsel for the federal response to the Heartbleed vulnerability, the USIS-KeyPoint data breach, and the Healthcare.gov data breach. She also provided primary counsel to DHS and interagency initiatives to implement Executive Orders 13636 and 13691 as well as Presidential Policy Directive 21. Her leadership experience includes serving as Chair of the Automated Indicator Sharing Privacy & Compliance Working Group.
Allison Bender advises clients on cybersecurity matters, including preparedness, incident response, transactions, information sharing, engagement with law enforcement, and public …
William Ridgway is Counsel at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, where his practice focuses on cybersecurity and data privacy matters, white collar crime, and intellectual property litigation. Before joining Skadden, Mr. Ridgway was an Assistant U.S. Attorney in the U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of Illinois, where he served as the Deputy Chief of the National Security and Cybercrimes Section. In this role, he oversaw and managed all of the office’s cybercrime, data breach and intellectual property cases.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Ridgway served as a law clerk for Hon. Vaughn R. Walker of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California and then for Hon. Richard A. Posner of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit. Mr. Ridgway also has been a lecturer at University of Chicago Law School since 2011, where he teaches a class on cybercrime.
William Ridgway is Counsel at Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom, where his practice focuses on cybersecurity and data privacy …
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Method of Presentation:
Background/Knowledge in Cyber Security, Data Privacy and Information Technology
NASBA Field of Study:
Information Technology - Technical
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