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Cybersecurity Nightmares and How to Avoid Them

Cybersecurity Nightmares and How to Avoid Them
Thursday, September 28, 2023 | 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm 
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This objective of this program is to assist lawyers in how to avoid ethical dilemmas and protect their practice from data hackers. The discussion will include what rules of professional conduct relate to cybersecurity and how law firms can safely collect, store, and transfer data. Mitigating a firm’s liability even when the firm has installed cyber safe practices will be addressed as well as case studies of what happens when a law firm fails to protect client data. The skills attendees will gain are learning the NY Professional Rules pertaining to their ethical obligations to keep data safe; practices to safeguard client data; and how to respond when a cyber attack occurs.  
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CLE Credit:
New York: 2.0 Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection – Ethics
New Jersey: 2.1 Professional Responsibility
California: 2.0 Professional Responsibility
Pennsylvania: 1.5 Professional Responsibility

Connecticut: Available to Licensed Attorneys

Program Fee:

$149 For Members | $249 For Nonmembers
$99 For Small Law Firm Members

This program is free to Members who are Law Students, Recent Law Graduates, Newly Admitted Lawyers (admitted for the first time in 2021-2023), In-House Counsel, Judges, or Attorneys  in  Government, Academic or Not-for-Profit sectors.

For New York Attorneys: Newly admitted attorneys (those admitted to the New York State Bar for two years or less) may participate in Skills CLE courses in  live, nontraditional formats, where questions are allowed during the program (through December 31, 2023 per recent guidance of the CLE Board – for more information, click here).  

Program Chair:
Joan C. Lenihan, Attorney at Law 

Sponsoring Association Committees: 
Small Law Firm, Adam N. Weissman, Chair
Technology, Cyber and Privacy Law, Wesley Paisley and Adam Scott Wandt, Co-Chairs

Co-Sponsoring Organization:
Small Law Firm Center

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Online Event

Thursday, 28 September 2023


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