Law firms are prime targets for cyber-attacks. Learn how to avoid costly mistakes in cybersecurity by attending this lively presentation on cybersecurity for technical legal professionals. Hear about lessons learned from recent high profile breaches like Equifax and Yahoo!, ransomware threats, our fiduciary responsibilities as legal professionals and how to protect ourselves, our firms and our clients as we explore different types of threats, what they look like and how to respond in the face of them.
Justine Phillips, an Attorney at Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP, focuses her practice on cybersecurity, data privacy, employment litigation and counseling, and commercial litigation. Her representations involve every aspect of cybersecurity from diligence in acquisitions/investments, incident preparedness and response, drafting incident response plans and conducting breach simulations, to advising on consumer and state notices, responding to regulators, and defending companies in litigation relating to cyber events. Justine takes a practical and thoughtful approach to assist multi-national and emerging companies on everyday issues related to electronically stored information including: cyber risk management and mitigation; eWorkforce policies; compliance with data regulations; retention/destruction policies and protocols; information-security and data privacy; crisis management and forensic investigations for data breaches; business email compromises; developing policies/protocols/trainings within an organization to create a culture of cyber-awareness; electronic discovery; and social-media issues.