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Clark Hill Attorney, David G. Ries, Appointed to the American Bar Association’s Cybersecurity Legal Task Force

September 7, 2018

PITTSBURGH, PA – Clark Hill attorney, David G. Ries, has been appointed to the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Cybersecurity Legal Task Force by the ABA’s president, Bob Carlson.

The ABA Cybersecurity Legal Task Force's mission is to “identify and compile resources within the ABA that pertain to cybersecurity, and will focus and coordinate the ABA’s legal and policy analyses and assessments of proposals relating to cybersecurity.”

The task force is responsible “to examine risks posed by criminals, terrorists and nations that hope to steal personal and financial information, disrupt critical infrastructure, and wage a new kind of warfare on a battlefield of ones and zeros.”

For more information of the ABA Cybersecurity Task Force, please click here.

David G. Ries practices in the areas of environmental, technology, and data protection law and litigation.  For over 20 years, he has increasingly focused on cybersecurity, privacy, and information governance. Dave has recently addressed in his practice such current issues as information security and privacy programs and policies, contracting for privacy and security, response to security incidents and data breaches, digital and environmental forensics, admissibility of expert opinions, e-discovery, and defense of enforcement actions. He is a co-author of Locked Down: Practical Information Security for Lawyers, Second Edition (American Bar Association 2016) and Encryption Made Simple for Lawyers (American Bar Association 2015), the editor of eDiscovery, Fourth Edition (PBI Press 2017)  and a contributing author to Information Security and Privacy: A Legal, Business and Technical Handbook, Second Edition (American Bar Association 2011).

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