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Cybersecurity: Confronting the Threat – Sharing Information and Spreading the Risk Virtual Class
February 20 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm$189
Class 5 in the series will address cyber threats within the organization as well as programs for sharing information on cyber threats and spreading cyber risk. We will delve into issues related to insider threat, including requirements applicable to government contractors and best practices for developing an insider threat plan. We also will discuss cyber insurance and factors to consider when determining which plan may be best for an organization. Additionally, this class will explore information sharing programs, including the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA), as well as the risks and benefits associated with participation in such programs. Finally, we will review recent legislation and the President’s Executive Order relating to cybersecurity. We will be joined by Special Guest Gabe Taran, Assistant General Counsel for Cybersecurity at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
Dates and Topics
This series, taught by two experts in the field, will walk participants through the most important issues facing government contractors as they navigate the fast-changing issues of cybersecurity. Starting with a survey of the current threats confronting all companies in the cyber world, and ending with a session about how to deal with a breach of your systems, this series will also delve into the new government contracting rules relating to cybersecurity, as well as the new twists on existing technology and privacy laws in light of today’s cyber events.
Augmented by guest lecturers from government and the private sector, this webinar series will combine teaching of the key rules with war stories from the front lines and practical advice from experienced practitioners.
Jonathan E. Meyer is a partner in the Government Contracts, Investigations & International Trade Practice Group at Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton, LLC, and a member of the Privacy and Cybersecurity Team. Prior to joining the firm in 2016, he was Deputy General Counsel of the Department of Homeland Security where, among other things, he was charged with responding to breaches of DHS data held by contractors and assisting in the response to the breach at the Office of Personnel Management. Townsend L. Bourne is a senior associate in the Government Contracts, Investigations & International Trade Practice Group at Sheppard Mullin, and a member of the Privacy and Cybersecurity Team. She is the author of numerous articles relating to cybersecurity and government contracting.
Cybersecurity: It Isn’t Just for Techies Anymore! Virtual Class Series (to register for the entire series, click here)
All sessions run from 11:30 am to 1:00 pm (ET).
October 31, 2017 – Introduction and Overview
November 28, 2017 – Protecting Sensitive Information
December 19, 2017 – Regulations and Standards
January 30, 2018 – The Cloud and FedRAMP
February 20, 2018 – Confronting the threat – sharing information and spreading the risk
March 20, 2018 – Breach Investigation and Response
Continuing Education Credits
1.5 CLE/ 1.5 CPE (Finance)/0.15 CEU credits may be earned for this course. This course is recommended for 2.0 CLP credits.
This course has been approved for CLE in CA, PA, VA and TX. Because this activity has been approved in another CLE jurisdiction, you may also receive credit for participation in AK, AZ, AR, CO, FL, HI, IL, ME, MT, NJ, NY, ND, OH, OR and WI (additional state requirements may apply). If you are seeking CLE credits for a jurisdiction other than the ones listed above, please contact us for additional information.
This course can be submitted to Project Management Institute (PMI) for PDU. Upon their approval, it may be worth 1.5 PDU credits.
The Public Contracting Institute is registered with the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy (NASBA) as a sponsor of continuing professional education on the National Registry of CPE Sponsors. State boards of accountancy have final authority on the acceptance of individual courses for CPE credit. Complaints regarding registered sponsors may be submitted to the National Registry of CPE Sponsors through its website: www.nasbaregistry.org.