Modern law practices depend on the use of technology. That technology, however, can place client data at risk, impact firm operations, and expose firms’ to liability and potential ethics violations. In this presentation, we provide an overview of applicable ethics requirements, the basics of information security and incident response, and a description of how to create an overall cybersecurity plan for your practice.
Key topics to be discussed:
Overview of applicable ethics requirements
Understanding cyber security
Developing policies and plans to protect your firm
Date / Time: July 14, 2023
Michael R. Overly | Foley & Lardner LLP
Michael Overly is a partner in Foley & Lardner’s Information Technology & Outsourcing Group and Privacy, Security and Information Management Groups. He is one of the few practicing lawyers who has satisfied the rigorous requirements necessary to obtain the Certified Information System Auditor (CISA), Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) , Information Systems Security Management Professional (ISSMP), Certified in Risk and Information Systems Controls (CRISC), Certified Outsourcing Professional (COP), and Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP) certifications. He writes and speaks frequently regarding negotiating and drafting technology transactions and the legal issues of technology in the workplace, e-mail, and electronic evidence. He has written numerous articles and books on these subjects and is a frequent commentator in the national press (e.g., the New York Times, Chicago Tribune, Los Angeles Times, Wall Street Journal, ABCNEWS.com, CNN, and MSNBC) and has testified before the U.S. Congress regarding online issues.
I. Overview of applicable ethics requirements | 2:00pm – 2:20pm
II. Understanding cyber security | 2:20pm – 2:40pm
III. Developing policies and plans to protect your firm | 2:40pm – 3:00pm