In response to ever changing cyber threats, Lawyers Mutual presents
Unlocking the Mysteries of Cyber Liability: What Every Lawyer Needs to Know
Cyber Risk is a concern for every firm, large or small. Join us as we discuss current cyber threats, how to safeguard your data, where your liability falls and how to respond to a data breach. Have someone else handling your IT needs? Bring them along too!
Registration & light continental breakfast: 8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Program: 9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
Cyber Breaches: What Are the Threats?
What are the current threats; and how do they arise, what are possible solutions? What must the partners know and do? What are the best sources for help and solutions? What policies and procedures should they have in place? What legal threats are faced if confidential data is exposed? In what ways are law firms most vulnerable? How do the hackers get in?
We’ll review the following topics:
A. What is cyber liability?
Cyber Safeguards and Procedures
Managing cyber risks is no longer the exclusive domain of IT professionals. This presentation will provide you with the practical guidance you need to better prepare for and respond to cyber incidents. You will learn how to reduce your law firm’s financial, legal and reputational exposure. We will review the following topics:
A. Best practices for protecting data and confidential information.
Responding to a Data Breach
In this hour of our program, we will discuss notification requirements where a breach has occurred. We will also offer instruction on how to prepare a breach response plan. We will then address insurance coverage issues for cyber claims and the costs associated with data breaches and other cyber-attacks.
A. North Carolina law and notification requirements.