The Internet of Things (IoT) Cybersecurity Risks: Is Your Firm’s Security Strategy Effective?
The enormous benefits promised by the Internet of Things (IoT) to businesses and consumers, explain companies’ rush towards IoT integration. A recent study found that eighty-five percent of businesses across the globe are exploring and adopting Internet-connected devices.
While this IoT phenomenon continues to provide better access to business opportunities, reliance to this technology also present numerous considerations such as its negative privacy implications and greater cybersecurity risks. Thus, it is imperative for organizations to ensure and implement effective security strategies when collecting, transmitting, storing, or disclosing information.
In this two-hour LIVE Webcast, a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders organized by The Knowledge Group will help the audience understand the important aspects of this significant topic. They will provide an in-depth discussion of the Internet of Things (IoT) Cybersecurity Risks. Speakers will also offer best practices in developing and implementing effective security strategies and in ensuring compliance with privacy laws while maximizing advantages.
Key issues that will be covered in this course are:
- The Internet of Things (IoT) – An Overview
- Cybersecurity Landscape for IoT
- Potential Challenges and Threats
- Possible Legal Liabilities
- Regulatory Developments and Forecasts
- Securing Connected Devices and Networks
- Best Security Strategies and Compliance Practices
David S. Turetsky, Partner
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP
- Privacy – FCC angling
- Global Considerations…
- Use, Sharing and Collection of Data
Syed Zaeem Hosain, SVP Engineering and CTO
- Technical perspective
- Potential challenges in securing devices
- Issues not often considered – not just today’s threat but five years down the road, how applications factor in
Matthew D. Brown, Partner
- Potential Challenges and Threats – will discuss regulators as a way of presenting the legal issues, challenges and risks
- Possible Legal Liabilities
Dominique R. Shelton, Partner
Alston & Bird LLP
- Regulatory enforcement actions, data security in IoT
- Security of IoT
- Legal landscape of potential challenges
Who Should Attend:
- Data and Security Lawyers
- Companies using IoT
- Chief Information Officers
- Data and Security Officers
- Data and Security Counsel
- Product Managers
- Directors of Engineering
- Smart Device Manufacturers
- IT Professionals
- Other Related/Interested Professionals and Organizations
Mr. Hosain is responsible for the architecture and future direction of Aeris’ networks, development programs and technology strategy. He joined Aeris in 1996 as Vice President, Engineering and member of the founding executive team of Aeris. Mr. Hosain has over 32 years’ experience in the semiconductor, computer and telecommunications industries, including product development, architecture design and technical management. Prior to joining Aeris, he held senior engineering and management positions at Analog Devices, Cypress Semiconductor, CAD National and ESS Technology. Mr. Hosain is Chairman of the International Forum on ANSI‐41 Standards Technology (IFAST) and represents Aeris at the CDMA Development Group (CDG). He holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Engineering from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA.
Mr. Hosain is responsible for the architecture and future direction of Aeris’ networks, development programs and technology strategy. He joined …
David Turetsky is a partner at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, where he co-leads the cybersecurity, privacy and data protection practice, applying more than 30 years of experience in senior roles in government, business and legal practice. Before joining Akin Gump, he served at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) as chief of the Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau, leading the FCC’s efforts to improve the nation’s cybersecurity and its related interagency and public/private work, including implementing presidential executive orders concerning cybersecurity and resilience.
Mr. Turetsky also has served as a deputy assistant attorney general for antitrust at the U.S. Department of Justice; a member of the senior management team of a telecommunications provider that he helped to bring public; and the management trustee, appointed twice by federal courts and the FCC to run rural cellular businesses until divested to satisfy conditions of merger consent decrees. Mr. Turetsky has counseled companies and associations and litigated before courts and regulatory agencies. He co-leads the privacy and security working group of the standards organization set up under an executive order to foster information sharing and analysis organizations. He received his J.D. from the University of Chicago and his B.A. magna cum laude from Amherst College, and he attended the London School of Economics and Political Science.
David Turetsky is a partner at Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP, where he co-leads the cybersecurity, privacy and data …
Dominique is a partner in Alston & Bird’s Los Angeles office. She focuses her practice on privacy, data security and unfair competition. Dominique provides privacy and cyber preparedness compliance counseling in areas such as mobile apps, Internet of Things, Big Data, digital marketing and the cloud. She also leads data breach investigations, defends regulatory actions and provides subject matter leadership in privacy consumer and business to business class actions. In 2014, she was named to Most Influential Lawyers: Digital Media and E-Commerce Law by the Los Angeles Business Journal. In 2014, The Recorder named her a Leader in Technology Law. In 2015, the Los Angeles Business Journal named her one of the Most Influential Lawyers in White Collar & Cyber Crimes Law. She has also been named to the 2016 list of Best Lawyers for Privacy and Data Security Law.
Dominique is a partner in Alston & Bird’s Los Angeles office. She focuses her practice on privacy, data security and …
Matthew D. Brown is a partner in Cooley’s San Francisco office and co-chair of the firm’s privacy & data protection practice group. A litigator with a broad-based practice, he has extensive experience defending companies in cases presenting novel issues arising from emerging technologies and business models. Mr. Brown has represented industry-leading companies in numerous privacy and data-breach class actions raising an array of legal theories and claims. He also advises companies on responding to and managing data-breach or other cybersecurity incidents. In addition, Mr. Brown counsels clients on a range of potential liability risks, on privacy and security issues associated with their products and services, and on appropriate responses to subpoenas and other requests for disclosure of user information and content.
Matthew D. Brown is a partner in Cooley’s San Francisco office and co-chair of the firm’s privacy & data protection …
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We were founded in Texas in 1945 by Robert Strauss and Richard Gump, with the guiding vision that commitment, excellence and integrity would drive the success of the firm. We incorporated those qualities into the firm’s core values as we grew into an international full-service firm positioned at the intersection of commerce, policy and the law. Our goal in every engagement is to offer a level of client service that not only meets but anticipates our clients’ needs and exceeds their expectations. From reputational defense of headline-makers to down- and midstream energy investments, from precedential class action dismissals to protection of terrorism’s victims, we serve clients in over 85 practices that range from the traditional, such as litigation and corporate, to the contemporary, such as climate change and national security. Our lawyers, many of them with years of experience in the boardroom, on the bench and in the halls of government, collaborate across borders and practice areas to provide comprehensive counsel.
About Alston & Bird LLP
Founded in 1893, Alston & Bird is a leading national law firm whose core practice areas are privacy and cybersecurity, intellectual property, complex litigation, corporate and tax, with national industry focuses that include financial services, technology, health care, manufacturing, life sciences and energy. The firm’s attorneys provide a full range of services to domestic and international clients conducting business around the world. Alston & Bird has built a reputation as one of the country’s best employers, appearing on Fortune magazine’s ranking of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” 17 consecutive years, an unprecedented accomplishment among law firms in the United States. The firm has offices in Atlanta, Beijing, Brussels, Charlotte, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, Research Triangle, Silicon Valley and Washington, D.C.
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Cooley’s privacy & data protection practice group provides the full spectrum of counseling and litigation capabilities in privacy, data rights, and cybersecurity. Our record of assisting leading companies with privacy and data protection matters and its unmatched industry expertise were recognized by Law360, which named us a “Privacy Practice of the Year” for the fourth time, by The Recorder, who named us the 2015 Privacy Litigation Department of the Year, and by Chambers who named us as a leading global Privacy and Data Security practice.