The Attorney’s Role in Cyber Security Compliance
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2/21/2019
When: Thursday, February 21, 2019
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM CT


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NE MCLE Accreditation
2 CLE hours / 2 ethics hours; Distance learning #170220

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$130 - Regular Registration
$100 - NSBA dues-paying member
FREE - Law Student
FREE - I paid my 2019 NSBA dues and would like to claim my 2 free ethics credits (member benefit)

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Lawyers have an ethical obligation to ensure their systems and data are secure. Law firms have a wealth of confidential and valuable information making them an ever-growing target of cyber-attacks. The duty of competence requires lawyers to be sufficiently competent in technology in order that they are able to safeguard client information in addition to being able to correctly administer, monitor and protect the technology they are using to prevent data breaches.

This session will cover:

Understanding expectations for ethical conduct, for example:

  • What makes information sensitive
  • What is the likelihood of information being disclosed Implementing cyber security measures
  • Minimum standards a lawyer should meet
  • What are clients’ expectations

Todd Sexton, Chief Executive Officer, Identillect Technologies
Todd Sexton is an accomplished speaker and author in the field of cyber security and data handling regulation. Over the past 15 years, Todd has focused on cyber security compliance in an ever-changing landscape of regulatory requirements. Specifically focused on helping lawyers understand technology, he spends a tremendous amount of effort assisting the legal community on the advancing data handling regulations, cybersecurity threats, and wire fraud/data tampering.