Hot Topics in Privacy & Data Security Law: California/GDPR Concerns, Vendor Management, Digital Media, Incident Response, Regulated Industries, & More

Originally held on Friday, April 5, 2019 | 9:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.



Program Chair:

Gary A. Kibel
Davis & Gilbert LLP

  • Privacy and data security issues continue to be primary concerns for every industry. The security threats keep increasing, and the legislative/regulatory landscape on the federal, state and international levels keep changing. Every client and attorney should be familiar with general privacy principles and laws that apply in order to properly maneuver in their industry. This session will provide an overview of the hottest issues in privacy and data security law, which may include, recent legislative and regulatory developments; security breaches, law enforcement, internal information security programs, digital marketing; big data; international concerns and practical guidance to help any organization better manage its information gathering, dissemination and use practices.

    OnDemand: $229 for Members | $329 for Nonmembers

    Members who are Recent Law Graduates (not yet admitted), Newly Admitted Lawyers, In-House/Corporate Counsel, Judges (and their staff), or attorneys that practice within the Government, Academic or Not-for-Profit sectors attend this program for free.

  • Jeffrey Friedman
    Chief Executive Officer
    Building Intelligence
    Stephen Kline
    Vice President of Independent Privacy Risk and Chief Privacy Officer
    American Express National Bank
    Prashanth Mekala
    Supervisory Special Agent
    NY Field Office, FBI
    Michelle Perez
    Head of Privacy
    Samsung Electronics America
    Tracy Pulito
    Assistant General Counsel
    Privacy, Interpublic Group

  • 9:00 – 9:10 am Introduction & Overview
    Gary Kibel
    9:10 – 9:40 am Privacy Programs in Global Organizations

    • Functions which support a global privacy program
    • Keeping up with the rapidly evolving regulatory landscape
    • Incident response programs, training and awareness

    Tracy Pulito

    9:40 – 10:10 pm Compliance in the Financial Services Industry

    • Intersection of Gramm-Leach-Bliley (GLB) and other laws
    • Applying jurisdictional and business unit consistency
    • The effects of future legislation

    Stephen Kline

    10:10 am – 10:20 am Break
    10:20 am – 10:50 am Unique Privacy Issues in a Connected Device World

    • Overview of the Internet of Things
    • Laws and Regulations
    • Privacy and Business Considerations

    Michelle Perez

    10:50 am – 11:20 am California Consumer Privacy Act and Digital Media

    • Overview of the new CCPA
    • Behavioral advertising and self-regulatory obligations
    • Advertising vs. Regulation

    Gary Kibel

    11:20 am – 11:30 am Break
    11:30 am – 12:00 pm Cyber Threats Facing the FBI

    • National Security Cyber Investigations
    • Criminal Cyber Investigations
    • The pursuit of overseas cyber actors

    Prashanth Mekala

    12:00 pm – 12:30 pm Cybersecurity Meets Physical Security

    • Physical access controls for a compressive security program
    • Video, biometric and other personal security tracking
    • Safety and security exceptions to privacy and data security laws

    Jeffrey Friedman

  • CLE Credit
    New York:
    3.5 Professional Practice
    New Jersey:
     3.6 General
     3.0 General
     3.0 General

  • Sponsoring Association Committees:
    Consumer Affairs | Darren A. Bowie, Chair
    Information Technology and Cyber Law | Joseph V. DeMarco, Chair

    Sponsorship Opportunities are Available! Please Contact:
    Angie Avila, Manager, Membership Outreach and Sponsorships | (212) 382-6608 |