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Data Security Breach Response

Date: Thursday, March 28, 2019
Time: 1:00 - 2:30 pm EST
Length: 90 minutes

Sponsored by Lorman Education Service

Registration for Session Only: $199.00

Registration plus Session Recording and Written Materials: $268.00


Know how to execute your own security breach response plan and how to minimize your company’s risk.

In 2012, then Director of the FBI Robert S. Mueller, III announced “There are only two types of companies: Those that have been hacked and those that will be hacked.” Several years later, Cisco CEO John Chambers remarked that a more accurate statement may be: “There are only two types of companies: Those that have been hacked and those that don’t know they have been hacked.” Executives are increasingly accepting the notion of not if, but when their companies will fall victim to some type of cyber-attack or malicious intrusion upon their systems.

Companies must act decisively and effectively to protect their customers and themselves from the potentially devastating impact of data breaches. This information will educate companies and their counsel on the legal and practical ramifications of a data breach. Receive an overview of incident response and breach notification obligations under applicable law. Longer-term effects will be considered, including impact on brand and reputation, with lessons learned from high-profile incidents.

The information then examines how cybersecurity has evolved from an IT issue to a regular agenda item in many of the boardrooms of America, particularly in the face of regulatory review of corporate responses to breaches. Finally, strategies will be discussed to create a security culture within your organization and implement administrative, technical and physical security measures to manage risk.

Areas Covered in the Session:

Incident Response

• Reporting Protocols Within Organization and Externally to Advisors and Law Enforcement
• Compliance With Breach Notification Requirements

Brand Reputation Management

Cybersecurity as Corporate Governance Issue

• Agenda Item for the Boardroom
• Obligations of Corporate Directors

Regulatory Perspectives on Breach Responses

• SEC Reporting Obligations
• Ftc Decisions and Consent Decrees

Notable State Statutory Trends and Decisions

Strategies for Cyber-Preparedness

• Information Security Program
• Written Data Breach Response Plan
• Employee Training Protocols
• Risk Mitigation Techniques

Credit Information (Sponsored by Lorman Education Services):

  • CLE
  • NALA
For Detailed Credit Information page click here

Only registered attendee will receive continuing education credit.


Brett R. Harris, Esq., Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A.

  • Business, nonprofit and technology attorney; shareholder in the Woodbridge, New Jersey office of Wilentz, Goldman & Spitzer, P.A.
  • Has a corporate transactional practice, counseling corporations, limited liability companies, charities and foundations on contract and compliance matters, with an emphasis on technology issues including intellectual property protections and cybersecurity
  • Member of the New Jersey Supreme Court Working Group on Ethical Issues Involving Metadata
  • Serves as general counsel to the New Jersey Women Lawyers Association; chair and director of the Business Law Section of the New Jersey State Bar Association; trustee of the New Jersey State Bar Association Women in the Profession Section; and past chair of the New Jersey State Bar Association Internet and Computer Law Committee
  • Named as one of NJBIZ Magazine’s Best 50 Women in Business in 2012
  • Member of the Technology for Business Roundtable Steering Committee of Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey
  • Can be contacted at 732-855-6122 and or follow her on LinkedIn®, Facebook® and Twitter® @BrettHarrisEsq for posts on business and nonprofit matters, technology law and issues of interest to professional women

Michelle A. Schaap, Esq., Chiesa, Shahinian & Giantomasi PC

  • As the founding member of Chiesa, Shahinian & Giantomasi PC’s Privacy & Data Security, Ms. Schaap counsels clients on cybersecurity preparedness, data security, risk management practices; and trains companies on best practices for security procedures, incident response, and serves as breach counsel
  • Current president, New Jersey Women Lawyers Association, 2018-2019
  • Recognized as New Jersey Law Journal’s 2018 Top Women in the Law; selected as a fellow by the Fellows of the American Bar Foundation; received Corporate Insider Excellence in Technology Award – New Jersey, 2017; named Professional Lawyer of the Year Award – New Jersey Commission on Professionalism in the Law, 2017; and named as one of NJBIZ Magazine’s Best 50 Women in Business, 2011
  • Can be contacted at 973-530-2026 or; and frequently posts on LinkedIn® as well as on the firm’s cybersecurity blog, which Ms. Schaap created

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