October 30–31, 2016: Training
October 31–November 2, 2016: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Nick Merker

Nick Merker
Partner, Ice Miller LLP

Website | @nmerker

Nick Merker is a partner and cochair of Ice Miller’s Data Security and Privacy practice. With almost a decade of hands-on, prelegal computer systems, network, and security experience in the public and private sector, Nick bridges the gap between information technology and the law. Privacy law and technology are both constantly changing; Nick assists clients by analyzing laws against emerging technology and preparing clients to address regulatory and contractual audits, customer expectations, and assessment of risk. Nick also strives to educate others on trending privacy issues. He is a member of the faculty at the International Association of Privacy Professionals, where he leads privacy training across the globe to executives, engineers, lawyers, and managers. Nick teaches a Data Security and Privacy Law course at the Robert H. McKinney School of Law at Indiana University and is a frequent author and speaker on privacy issues at conferences and in multiple publications. Nick holds CISSP and CIPT certifications.


4:45pm–5:25pm Wednesday, 11/02/2016
Bridging business and security
Location: Mercury Ballroom Level: Beginner
Mark Stanislav (Duo Security), Nick Merker (Ice Miller LLP)
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As information security risks continue to become more of a focus for executives and legal teams, the methods used to reduce incident impact are moving beyond technical controls and into traditional business standbys. Mark Stanislav and Nick Merker explain the realities of cybersecurity insurance and its reliance on building a strong, defensive-oriented security program. Read more.