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Cybersecurity Concerns and Risks for Lawyers 2024 | Practical and Ethical

Cybersecurity Concerns and Risks for Lawyers 2024 | Practical and Ethical

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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 

Speakers 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. 


Alexander Paykin, Esq., The Law Office of Alexander Paykin, P.C., New York, NY, Co-Chair, NYSBA Committee on Technology and the Legal Profession

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

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

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

Pauline Yeung-Ha, Esq., Grimaldi Yeung Law Group LLP, Brooklyn, NY

Sasha A. Carbone, Esq., American Arbitration Association, New York, NY

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

Non-Member Price: $125.00
Published Date:
  • January 5, 2024
  • Online On-Demand
Product Code:
  • VNL91
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