Mar 15–18, 2020

Executive Briefing: Cybersecurity and data breaches from a business lawyer's perspective

Kathy Winger (Law Offices of Kathy Delaney Winger)
4:15pm4:55pm Tuesday, March 17, 2020
Location: LL21 D
Secondary topics:  Security and Privacy

Who is this presentation for?

Non-technical or Business audience




Kathy Winger breaks down recent data breach cases, the significant change to the legal landscape that’s occurring in the cybersecurity and data breach arena, and the fact that no company, whether small, medium, or large, is immune from liability. Along the way, you’ll learn about the current and future cybersecurity and data breach legislation and the FTC’s role in regulatory and enforcement actions related to cybersecurity and data breaches. Kathy explores the steps that businesses can take to protect themselves before, during, and after a data breach and the legal significance of cybersecurity best practices. And you’ll explore liability for third-party vendor breaches and the ins and outs of cyber insurance.

What you'll learn

  • Identify your business's cybersecurity and data breach risks
  • Understand the current and future cybersecurity and data breach laws and regulations and with cyber insurance
  • Gain pragmatic, specific, actionable information regarding how to address the new legal risks that you face
  • Be able to justify and explain to senior management and the board of directors why it's crucial to dedicate resources to cybersecurity
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Kathy Winger

Law Offices of Kathy Delaney Winger

Kathy Winger is a business, corporate, real estate, banking, and data security attorney representing companies and individuals in commercial and corporate transactions, where she’s a solo practitioner in Tucson. She has more than 20 years of experience as an attorney in the private sector, practicing corporate, business, banking, regulatory, compliance, real estate, and consumer and commercial lending law. Previously, she served as in-house counsel to a national bank and financial services company. Kathy frequently gives presentations addressing cybersecurity issues for businesses and has spoken to CFOs, financial executives, lawyers, insurance brokers, business owners, and technology professionals and groups such as Financial Executives and Affiliates of Tucson, National Bank of Arizona Women’s Financial Group, and Automotive Service Association among others. Nationally, Kathy has spoken about cybersecurity and data breaches, most recently, Cyber Security Atlanta (2018), Data Center World (2019) and the Channel Partners Conference & Expo (2019), among many others. Kathy has written articles on cybersecurity, written and been interviewed for articles on banking and business topics, interviewed about cybersecurity for business owners, and has been on the radio. Kathy is the executive vice president of the board of directors for the Boy Scouts of America Catalina Council and serves on the advisory board for the National Bank of Arizona Women’s Financial Group. She also serves on the board of directors of the Southern Arizona Children’s Advocacy Center and is a member of the Better Business Bureau of Southern Arizona.

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