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Cybersecurity 2024: The Threat Environment and Legal

Cybersecurity 2024: The Threat Environment and Legal Landscape
2024 Professional Development Workshop Series

Friday, May 17, 2024 | 9:00 am - 10:45 am
Free for New York City Bar Members & Attorneys from Sponsoring Law Firms*
Attorneys from sponsoring law firms: To ensure your free registration, please register using your law firm email address.


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Cybersecurity risks are ubiquitous.  No organization is exempt from this threat.  While companies take measures to seek to prevent a cyber attack, cybersecurity incidents are generally considered inevitable.  There is no question, however, that preparation can mitigate risk.  This session will provide an update on the latest cybersecurity threats and exploits.  The speakers will explain the current cybersecurity legal environment in the U.S. and will describe how to manage a cyber incident.  They will also describe proactive measures some organizations take to limit the harm a cyber attack could cause and better protect their systems and data. 


CLE Credit: 
This program provides transitional/non-transitional credit to all attorneys
New York: 2.0  Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection – General
New Jersey: 2.0 Professional Responsibility
California: 2.0 Professional Responsibility
Pennsylvania: 1.5 Professional Responsibility
Connecticut: Available to Licensed Attorneys

Program Fee:
Free for New York City Bar Members & Attorneys from Sponsoring Law Firms | Non-Members: $75

Adam H. Solomon, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
Lisa J. Sotto,
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Adam Solomon is a partner with Hunton Andrews Kurth and regularly counsels clients from various sectors on a wide range of legal issues associated with cybersecurity risk management and data protection. He also assists clients with managing their compliance with global privacy laws and negotiating complex commercial contracts related to privacy, data monetization and information security issues. Adam has extensive experience helping clients with responding to high-profile global cybersecurity incidents, including serving as a lead attorney on cyber attacks against U.S. critical infrastructure, large-scale data breaches, ransomware and cyber extortion events, supply chain attacks, and many others.

Lisa Sotto is the managing partner of Hunton Andrews Kurth’s New York office and chair of the firm’s top-ranked Global Privacy and Cybersecurity practice. Lisa was named among The National Law Journal’s “100 Most Influential Lawyers,” and has received widespread recognition for her work in the areas of privacy and cybersecurity. Lisa serves as Chairperson of the Department of Homeland Security’s Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee. She was voted the world’s leading privacy advisor in all surveys by Computerworld magazine and has received top rankings for privacy and data security by Chambers and Partners and The Legal 500. She speaks frequently at conferences, testifies regularly before the U.S. Congress and other U.S. and global legislative and regulatory bodies, and is the editor and lead author of the legal treatise entitled Privacy and Cybersecurity Law Deskbook, published by Wolters Kluwer.
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    *Thank you to our Sponsoring Law Firms:
    Allen & Overy LLP · Arnold & Porter Kaye Scholer LLP · Ashurst LLP · Cadwalader Wickersham & Taft LLP · Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP · Davis Polk & Wardwell LLP · Debevoise & Plimpton LLP · Dechert LLP · Dorsey & Whitney LLP · Gunderson Dettmer Stough Villeneuve Franklin & Hachigian, LLP · Jackson Lewis P.C.· Jenner & Block LLP · Katten Muchin & Rosenman, LLP · Kelley Drye & Warren LLP · King & Spalding LLP · Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP · Labaton Keller Sucharow LLP · New York City Law Department · Norton Rose Fulbright LLP · Proskauer Rose LLP · Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP · Shearman & Sterling LLP · Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom LLP · Sullivan & Cromwell LLP · Thompson Coburn LLP · Venable LLP · Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz · White & Case LLP


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