Hot Topics in Privacy & Data Security Law: Evolving Legislation/Regulation, Vendor Management, Digital Media, Regulated Industries, International Concerns & More

Friday, March 31, 2017| 9 am – 12:30 pm


Program Chair: 

Gary Kibel
Davis & Gilbert LLP


  • Privacy and data security issues continue to be primary concerns for every industry.  They are now key issues for every client and attorneys should be familiar with the general privacy principles and laws that apply in order to properly guide clients in any industry.  This session will provide an overview of the hottest issues in privacy and data security law, including recent legislative and regulatory developments; security breaches, internal information security programs, digital marketing; big data and online tracking; international concerns and practical guidance to help any organization better manage its information gathering, dissemination and use practices.

    Live Program: $229 Member | $329 Nonmember
    In-House Counsel: $149 Member| $249 Nonmember
    Small Law Firm: $119 Member

  • Monique Altheim
    Managing Consultant, Global Data Privacy and Security

    Mark E. Bini
    Assistant U.S. Attorney
    U.S. Attorney’s Office – Eastern District of New York

    Kenneth Citarella
    Senior Managing Director
    Investigations and Cyber Forensics
    Guidepost Solutions LLC

    Heather Federman
    Director, Enterprise Information Mgmt. & Privacy
    Macy’s, Inc.

    Sara Freixa
    Digital Brand Consultant

  • 9:00 am – 9:10 am Introduction & Overview

    Gary Kibel

    9:10 am – 9:40 am 50 Shades of Data: Data Governance        

    • Knowing  & Classifying the Data
    • Applying Handling & Protection Standards
    • Identifying & Managing the Risk
    • Fostering a Culture of Data Stewardship

    Heather Federman

    9:40 am – 10:10 am Domain Name Management and Security Gaps- Best Practices

    • Digital Certificates / SSLs & Encryption
    • Registry Locks – protecting the crown jewels
    • Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attacks

    Sara Freixa

    10:10 am – 10:20 am Break
    10:20 am – 10:50 am EU – GDPR & Privacy Shield Updates

    • Key changes to EU law introduced by the GDPR
    • Steps you should take now to prepare for the GDPR
    • The new Privacy Shield

    Monique Altheim

    10:50 am – 11:20 am Digital Marketing & Big Data

    • Exploiting big data in the digital media ecosystem
    • Behavioral advertising self-regulatory obligations
    • Cross device tracking

    Gary Kibel

    11:20 am – 11:30 am Break
    11:30 am – 12:00 pm Cybercrime

    • Cost to businesses
    • Types of cybercrime
    • Emerging trends in cybercrime
    • What to do if your client is a victim

    Mark E. Bini

    12:00 pm – 12:30 pm Security Investigations and Forensics

    • Understanding the need for cybersecurity
    • Examples of what has gone wrong and how serious it can get
    • Best practices is defending a law firm from cyber attack

    Kenneth Citarella


  • NY: 3.5 professional practice
    NJ: 3.6 general
    CA: 3.5 general
    PA: 3.0 general

  • Sponsoring Association Committees: Consumer Affairs | Carla A. Latty, Chair

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