The lawyers on Pillsbury's Cybersecurity, Data Protection & Privacy solutions team routinely contribute to and shape the public discussion surrounding best practices for handling existing cyberthreats, even as they stay abreast of emerging threats and evolving response strategies. Whether through sponsored conferences, panel discussions or webinar presentations, Pillsbury's lawyers know that it's often through in-person interactions and the public sharing of information that the our clients are best served.
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COPPA: Drilling Down on Verifiable Parental Consent (webinar)06/21/2018
The Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) was created to protect the privacy of children under 13 when using the internet. Before a child can provide personal information online, the website must obtain Verifiable Parental Consent. But what exactly constitutes Verifiable Parental Consent, and how can a company ensure it is obtaining consent correctly?
How Does The SAFETY Act Work For Me? A Four-Part Series05/07/2018 - 06/11/2018
The SAFETY Act is a highly valuable tool that security vendors and owners/operators of commercial and government facilities worldwide can use to minimize or eliminate their liability following a terrorist or cyber attack.
The Privacy Perils of Employees’ Personal Phone Calls04/19/2018
Many companies allow their employees to utilize company telephones for personal calls, but accompany this privilege with policies and rules outlined in employee handbooks. Even so, personal phone calls can clash with the common business practice of recording any and all calls made on company telephones. This could potentially put a company in jeopardy of a lawsuit claiming violation of privacy.
Alchemist Money Summit04/17/2018
On April 17, Partner Riaz Karamali will speak on “Completing a Successful ICO Without an SEC Investigation” during the Alchemist Money Summit, held at the Computer History Museum April 17-19.
Cyber Table Top Breach Lunch & LearnMarch 28, 2018
On March 28, Pillsbury attorneys Vince Morgan, Brian Finch and Tamara Bruno, along with representatives from McGriff and Deloitte, will host a tabletop exercise demonstrating a cyber breach and response specifically tailored for the oil and gas industry.
5th Semiannual Cyber Resilience SummitMarch 20, 2018
Partner Brian Finch will speak on a panel for the program “Risk Management Standards in Practice” during the 5th Semiannual Cyber Resilience Summit, co-hosted by the Consortium for IT Software Quality and IT Acquisition Advisory Council on March 20, 2018 in Reston, Virginia.
#ReadyforGDPR? (webinar)February 20, 2018
If you have a website, use customer or staff data or engage in almost any form of marketing you will likely be caught. The new very high fine levels for breaches and the need to be able to prove compliance mean companies, regardless of size, must take steps now to prepare. Having no physical presence in Europe is not a “pass.”
Join Pillsbury as we look at the practical steps companies need to take now in order to be prepared, and to do what the regulators want. We will also discuss the latest feedback from enforcers as to what will most likely trigger fines.
The Ins and Outs of Cyber Insurance: A Three-Part Webinar SeriesNov. 8, 2017
As is evident with the recent ransomware and cyber-attacks that have hit companies hard worldwide, it is more important than ever for companies to develop a comprehensive and appropriate cyber insurance policy, and to know what steps to take when an attack does occur.
FireEye Cyber Defense SummitOct. 10, 2017
On Wednesday, October 11, Counsel Craig Saperstein will speak on a panel during the program “Expert Perspectives on Countering Cyber Threats in the Financial Sector,” at the 2017 FireEye Cyber Defense Summit in Las Vegas, Nevada.
NTCA 2017 Fall ConferenceSept. 24, 2017
At the 2017 NTCA Annual Fall Conference, Senior Counsel Peri Mahaley will speak on a panel for the program “2017 and Beyond: What Makes This Year Different in Cybersecurity?,” on Wednesday, September 27.
Cybersecurity: Data and Asset Protection Duties of ERISA FiduciariesSept. 7, 2017
Susan Serota, Pillsbury partner and leader of Pillsbury’s Executive Compensation & Benefits practice team, will be presenting at a live webinar highlighting cybersecurity and ERISA fiduciaries.
The New EU ePrivacy Regulation - What You Need to Know (webinar)July 26, 2017
The European Commission has issued a draft Regulation to replace the existing ePrivacy Directive (adopted in 2002) to ensure stronger privacy in electronic communications sector, while opening up new business opportunities. The measures aim to update current rules, and aligns the rules for electronic communications with the new EU General Data Protection Regulation which comes into force on 25 May 2018.
The New Normal: Thriving in the Age of Cybersecurity CrisesJune 1, 2017
Are you prepared for the next ransomware attack? Effectively dealing with one is the difference between the success or failure of your company.
EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is Coming: What you need to do now (webinar)May 23, 2017
The new EU data protection framework, called the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), will take effect in May 2018. These new laws will significantly impact any companies doing business in Europe, even those without a physical EU presence (e.g., U.S. companies targeting Europe).
Corporate Crisis and Security ForumMarch 1, 2017
Pillsbury is sponsoring a 1.5-day session, presented by the Manufacturers Alliance for Productivity and Innovation (MAPI), exploring crisis management and corporate security specific to the manufacturing sector. Through practical insights, peer-led case studies, and open discussions on best practices in business continuity planning – attendees will hear from their peers about business preparedness, resilience, and lessons learned from real-life experiences managing crises, corporate security, and black swan events.
Is Your Business Prepared for the New Era of Cybersecurity Regulation? Part IIFeb. 23, 2017
Last September, New York regulators threw the gauntlet down to financial services companies, requiring them to step up their cybersecurity efforts by January 2017. Companies needed to establish comprehensive data breach plans, create multi-stepped authentication processes, appoint a chief information security officer and mitigate third party vendor risk – compliance with which needed to be certified by senior leadership. Now, the regulation will come into effect March 1, 2017, giving banks and insurers an extra two months to become compliant with these new cybersecurity regulations. While the deadline has been extended, the need to become compliant has not lessened.
Cybersecurity in 2017: What Will or Will Not Change in the Federal ArenaJan. 11, 2017
Cybersecurity and data protection have become more important initiatives for companies to consider under recent Federal statutes and regulations establishing cybersecurity as a Federal priority. Come January 20, the next phase of the cybersecurity landscape and federal requirements will unfold under the Trump administration.
Is Your Business Prepared for the New Era of Cybersecurity Regulation?Oct. 25, 2016
New York regulators have thrown down the gauntlet to financial services companies, requiring them to step up their cybersecurity efforts. Companies must now establish comprehensive data breach plans, create multi-stepped authentication processes, appoint a chief information security officer and mitigate third party vendor risk – compliance with which must be certified by senior leadership. With New York in the lead, can other states be far behind?