A Proactive Approach to Cybersecurity: Latest Developments for Attorneys

Program Number: 2829

Program Date: 05/03/2018

Description

Nick Akerman, a nationally recognized expert on computer crime and the protection of competitively sensitive information and computer data, covers latest trends and developments for all attorneys on cybersecurity. Topics include:
• The trend from reactive regulation to data compliance
• Requirements of an effective data compliance program
• Critical business functions to review to enhance cyber security
• Regulatory change management—new developments with the SEC, FINRA and the New York State Financial Services law
• Using criminal federal statutes—the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act and the Economic Espionage Act—to protect company data

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Available in states

California, Colorado Eligible, Florida, Georgia, New Jersey Eligible, New York, New York - BOTH New and Experienced Attorneys, Texas Self Study

Credit Information

50 minute credit hour - 1.0 General CLE credit, based on a 50-minute credit hour
60 minute credit hour - 1.0 General CLE credit, based on a 60-minute credit hour

State Program Numbers

Credit Eligible for BOTH Experienced Attorneys and Newly Admitted Attorneys in NY

Presenters


Nick Akerman, Esq.

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

Nick Akerman, Esq. is a partner in the New York office of Dorsey & Whitney LLP, where he represents clients in responding to government prosecutions and investigations and assists corporate clients in complex civil litigations. He is an expert on the criminal and civil applications of the Racketeer and Corrupt Organizations Statute (“RICO”), the Economic Espionage Act, the federal Securities Laws, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) and State Trade Secret and Restrictive Covenant Laws. He also is an expert on computer crime and the protection of competitively sensitive information and computer data. Prior to private practice, Mr. Akerman served as a federal prosecutor as well as a member of the Watergate prosecution team. He was an Assistant United States Attorney in the Southern District of New York, where he prosecuted a wide array of white collar criminal matters, including bank frauds, stock frauds, complex financial frauds, environmental and tax crimes and served as Assistant Special Watergate Prosecutor with the Watergate Special Prosecution Force under Archibald Cox and Leon Jaworski. Mr. Akerman appears regularly on MSNBC concerning topical national issues, including the FBI’s ongoing investigation into alleged Russian tampering with the U.S. election, and speaks and writes regularly on protecting computer data and has been a featured quoted expert on national issues in such publications as the Washington Post, Newsweek, The Hill, Politico, and US News & World Report. His blog can be found at http://computerfraud.us. He has been listed as a "New York Super Lawyer," 2009 – 2017.

 

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