Clark Hill’s Melissa Ventrone interviewed by ABC7 News for Cybersecurity Segment

Apr 1, 2020

Clark Hill’s Melissa Ventrone was recently interviewed by ABC7 News to discuss tips on how to keep scammers from exploiting you while working from home.  She mentions that the Department of Homeland Security and FBI have seen an increase in phishing emails related to COVID-19, including health tips and fundraising.

"Don't click on suspicious links," Ventrone said during the interview. "Take your mouse and hover over the link itself and see if it is an authorized email."

For the full interview, please click here.

Ventrone is the Practice Group Leader of Clark Hill’s Cybersecurity, Data Protection & Privacy group, and co-leader of the firm’s integrated services team, ASSET360, based in the Chicago office. Ventrone focuses her experienced group of first responders, including lawyers and forensic investigators, on around-the-clock management of the situation and minimizing damage by working to limit any public or regulatory fallout. When not managing her clients’ urgent breach concerns, she is a proactive consultant in managing data privacy and security risks. Ventrone is a Certified Informational Privacy Professional (CIPP/US), and a retired USMCR logistics officer.