Ransomware Attacks on the Legal Profession: What Every Attorney Should Know to Protect Their Firm and Their Clients

$195.00

CLE credits earned: 2 GENERAL (or 2 LAW & LEGAL for WA state), 2 TECHNOLOGY for FL, IL, and NC

Over the past couple of months, both national and international government agencies have provided alerts on the rise of exploitation by cybercriminals, including the deployment of ransomware. Attorneys have a professional responsibility to be competent with technology, as well as safeguard confidential and protected information. The purpose of this presentation has two main facets: (1) a tech industry prospective what a ransomware attack does, as well as ways to prevent it; and (2) a lawyer’s perspective on the legal ramifications of prevention, detection and correction, as well as personal experience in representing clients.

This course is co-sponsored with myLawCLE.

Key topics to be discussed:

• Anatomy of a ransomware attack
• Available technology to assist in mitigating a successful deployment
• Laws and compliance
• Case law and responding to government agencies

Date / Time: July 28, 2020

•   3:00 pm – 5:00 pm Eastern
•   2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Central
•   1:00 pm – 3:00 pm Mountain
•   12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Pacific

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•   Live Video Broadcast/Re-Broadcast: Watch Program “live” in real-time, must sign-in and watch program on date and time set above. May ask questions during presentation via chat box. Qualifies for “live” CLE credit.
•   On-Demand Video: Access CLE 24/7 via on-demand library and watch program anytime. Qualifies for self-study CLE credit. On-demand versions are made available 7 business days after the original recording date and are view-able for up to one year.

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Original Broadcast Date: June 26, 2020

Rachel V. Rose, JD, MBA is a Principal with Rachel V. Rose – Attorney at Law, P.L.L.C. (Houston, TX).
Ms. Rose has a unique background, having worked in many different facets of healthcare, securities, cybersecurity, as well as international law and business throughout her career. Her practice focuses on a variety of cybersecurity, health care and securities law issues related to industry compliance and transactional work, as well as representing plaintiffs in Dodd-Frank/False Claims Act whistleblower claims. In addition to being extensively published and a sought-after presenter and quoted expert, Ms. Rose holds an MBA with minors in healthcare and entrepreneurship from Vanderbilt University, and a law degree from Stetson University College of Law, where she graduated with various honors, including the National Scribes Award and The William F. Blews Pro Bono Service Award. Ms. Rose is licensed in Texas and is a Fellow of the Federal Bar Association. Currently, she is the Chair of the Federal Bar Association’s Government Relations Committee, the co-editor of the American Health Lawyers Association’s Enterprise Risk Management Handbook for Healthcare Entities (2nd Edition), as well as a co-author of the books The ABCs of ACOs and What Are International HIPAA Considerations? She has been named consecutively to the Texas Bar College, the National Women Trial Lawyers Association’s Top 25 and Houstonia Magazine’s Top Lawyers for healthcare. In 2019, she was also named to the National Trial Lawyers Association’s Top 100, as well as 1st Healthcare Compliance’s 2019 Top Presenter. Ms. Rose is also an Affiliated Member with the Baylor College of Medicine’s Center for Medical Ethics and Health Policy, where she teaches bioethics. See www.rvrose.com for additional information. Federal Court Admissions: DC, SDTX, NDTX, EDTX and WDTX.

Erich Kron | KnowBe4, Inc.

Erich Kron is a Security Awareness Advocate at KnowBe4 and a veteran information security professional with over 20 years’ experience in the medical, aerospace manufacturing and defense fields. He is the former security manager for the US Army’s 2nd Regional Cyber Center-Western Hemisphere and holds CISSP, CISSP-ISSAP, MCITP and ITIL v3 certifications, among others. Erich has worked with information security professionals around the world to provide the tools, training and educational opportunities to succeed in Information Security.
 
  

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5-10 – overview of the presentation
10-20 – Overview of ransomware, when it started and latest trends
20-30—How ransomware is being spread in the world
30-40—Ransomware gangs, profit sharing and monetizing the attacks
40-60 defending against the attacks using low and high tech methods
60-70 – overview of cybersecurity laws
70-80 – What is an adequate risk analysis/risk assessment
80-90 – Potential liability after a ransomware attack
90-100 – Receiving a notice from a government agency about a potential breach – what do I do now?
100-110 – low-hanging fruit and potential response options
110-115 – Risk Mitigation and Compliance
115-120 – Thank you and Questions