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Clark Hill Attorney Linda M. Watson to Moderate “Cybersecurity for In-House Counsel: Achieving Compliance (and Beyond) in a Breach-A-Day World” on October 19, 2016

October 3, 2016

Detroit, MI – On October 19, 2016, Clark Hill’s In-House Council Webinar Series will host a webinar entitled “Cybersecurity for In-House Counsel: Achieving Compliance (and Beyond) in a Breach-A-Day World” featuring David G. Ries, Of Counsel in Clark Hill's Pittsburgh office, and John L. Hines, a Member in Clark Hill's Chicago office. Clark Hill attorney Linda M. Watson will moderate the webinar.

This complimentary webinar will cover cybersecurity requirements that apply to businesses and enterprises, and in-house counsel's role in addressing them. Among other things, this webinar will explore:

  • Today's threat environment
  • Identifying cybersecurity requirements
  • Achieving compliance and "reasonable security"
  • Cybersecurity in technology contracts and other transactions
  • The importance of buy-in by the Board and C-Suite executives

Click here to register.

This webinar is part of Clark Hill’s "2016 In-House Counsel Webinar Series" which offers monthly interactive webinars, moderated by Watson, that feature experienced panelists who provide guidance and practical solutions to the challenges facing in-house counsel. Click here to view Clark Hill events and webinars and check back periodically for updates on our 2016 In-House Counsel Webinar Series.

Ries practices in the areas of environmental, technology, and data protection law and litigation. For over 15 years, he has increasingly focused on cybersecurity, privacy, and information governance and frequently lectures and writes on these subjects nationally for legal, educational, and professional groups. He is a coauthor of Locked Down: Practical Information Security for Attorneys, Second Edition (American Bar Association 2016) and Encryption Made Simple for Lawyers (American Bar Association 2015). He is a member of the firm's Environmental, Energy and Natural Resources Practice Group and Cybersecurity, Data Protection & Privacy Group.

Hines is a member of Clark Hill's Intellectual Property Practice Group and Cybersecurity, Data Protection & Privacy Group. He focuses on IP and technology transactions. Hines works with clients seeking to realize value from intellectual property, technology, and information assets through licenses, joint ventures, M&A and other types of transactions. He also helps clients develop legally compliant information management policies and practices relating to data protection, cybersecurity, social media, and generally to the dissemination of content in an electronic environment.

Watson, a litigation partner at Clark Hill specializing in complex commercial litigation, will moderate the webinar. Linda serves on the firm's Executive Committee and Co-chairs the Automotive & Manufacturing Practice Group.

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