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.
Dates and Topics
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
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