New England Chapter Fall Luncheon Series
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New England Chapter Fall Luncheon Series

Cyber Security Risks: The Aftermath of the Equifax Breach and Why Cyber Security is Important

10/4/2017
When: Wednesday, October 4th, 2017
12-1:30 PM ET
Where: Nixon Peabody LLP
100 Summer Street
Boston, Massachusetts  02110
United States
Contact: ACEDS New England Chapter
844-992-2337

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ACEDS New England Chapter Fall Luncheon Series: “Cyber Security Risks: The Aftermath of the Equifax Breach and Why Cyber Security is Important”

The Equifax data security breached affected 143 million Americans. It is considered one of the largest US security breaches and the biggest leak this year alone. The company has now admitted that it failed to patch a security flaw that dates back to March. While the full impact of the breach still largely unknown, the potential for widespread harm is alarming. With the number of data breaches and cyber security incidents on the rise, it is important to take proactive measures to protect your company. An effective plan reduces the risks of reputational damage and staggering financial losses. In response to the growing concern about these breaches, we have assembled a panel of thought leaders and industry experts to arm you with practical tips and strategies to help safeguard your business and your client data.

Please join our panel of industry experts for an engaging discussion on cyber security risks and why cyber security is so important in the aftermath of the Equifax breach. Special thanks to our corporate sponsor QDiscovery for providing the lunch for this event.
Topics that will be covered:

1. Lessons learned from the aftermath of the Equifax data breach
2. Leading causes of data security breaches and how to avoid them
3. Adding up the costs of compliance failure – what is the real cost to your business or firm?
4. Law Firm Data Breaches – how are law firms addressing this security concern?
5. Practical Tips and Considerations – to keep client data safe and your business protected

Panelists:
Seth Berman – Partner at Nutter, McClennen & Fish and Leader of the Firm’s Privacy & Data Security Practice
Seth Harrington – Partner at Ropes & Gray and core member of the firm’s Privacy & Data Security Practice
Peter Guffin – Partner at Pierce Atwood and Leader of the Firm’s Privacy & Data Security Practice
Christopher Seusing – Complex Litigation Attorney at Wilson Elser and core member of the firm’s Information Governance and Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Practices

Moderator:
Kamal Gad-el-Hak – Information Risk Consultant, EIRM at MassMutual

Agenda: 
12:00-12:30 PM: Registration & Networking – Lunch will be provided
12:30-1:30 PM: Panel Discussion

Contact:
ACEDS New England Chapter: NewEnglandACEDS@gmail.com
ACEDS Customer Service: customerservice@aceds.org/844-992-2337






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