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Cybersecurity Concerns and Risks for Lawyers – May 2024

Cybersecurity Concerns and Risks for Lawyers – May 2024

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Cybersecurity Concerns and Risks for Lawyers – May 2024 | Wednesday, May 29, 2024 | 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. |

Speakers will discuss the following topics:

Part One | Cybersecurity 101 | What Lawyers Need to Know

Covering the technological aspects of protecting client and law office electronic data and communication (including sending, receiving and storing electronic information; cybersecurity features of technology used; network, hardware, software and mobile device security; preventing, mitigating, and responding to cybersecurity threats, cyber attacks and data breaches); vetting and assessing vendors and other third parties relating to policies, protocols and practices on protecting electronic data and communication; applicable laws relating to cybersecurity (including data breach laws) and data privacy; and law office cybersecurity, privacy and data protection policies and protocols.

Part Two | Ethics and Cybersecurity for Lawyers


Panelists will explore ethical obligations and professional responsibilities regarding the protection of electronic data and communication including: sources of lawyers’ ethical obligations and professional responsibilities and their application to electronic data and communication; protection of confidential, privileged and proprietary client and law office data and communication; client counseling and consent regarding electronic data, communication and storage protection policies, protocols, risks and privacy implications; security issues related to the protection of escrow funds; inadvertent or unauthorized electronic disclosure of confidential information, including through social media, data breaches and cyber attacks; and supervision of employees, vendors and third parties as it relates to electronic data and communication. 


Hon. Ronald J. Hedges, Principal, Ronald Hedges LLC

Marissa J. Moran, J.D., Professor, Department of Law & Paralegal Studies, CUNY

Tyler S. Rexhouse, Esq., Hoffman Warnick LLC, Albany, NY

William S. Friedlander, Esq., Friedlander & Friedlander, P.C., Ithaca, NY

Kenneth A. Krajewski, Esq., Pillinger Miller Tarallo LLP, Buffalo, NY

Start Date:
  • May 29, 2024
Start Time:
  • 10:00 AM
End Time:
  • 12:00 PM
Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection – Ethics Credit(s):
  • 1.0
Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection – General Credit(s):
  • 1.0
Total Credit(s):
  • 2.0
  • Virtual Participation
  • Webinar
Product Code:
  • 0NR71/MAY
NYSBA Member Price: $75.00 Join (or renew) for special member pricing
Non-Member Price: $125.00
Sponsoring Committee Group
  • Committee on Technology and the Legal Profession
  • Committee on Continuing Legal Education