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Presenter: Colin M. Battersby and 4 more

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Middleburg Heights, OH

Crowne Plaza Cleveland Airport
7230 Engle Road
Middleburg Heights, OH 44130
Phone: 440-243-4040

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Agenda:

Registration:                        8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:                8:30 - 11:45 am

Lunch (On your own):         11:45 am - 12:45 pm

Afternoon Session:             12:45 - 4:40 pm


Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Overview 
C. Battersby

   Data incidents by the numbers 
   Information security and privacy 
   Cybersecurity risks
   Policies and procedures for avoiding and responding to data incidents 
   Real world examples of data security incidents and takeaways


Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Litigation 
C. Dean

   Theories of liability
   Business to business disputes
   Consumer to business disputes
   Class actions
   Recent and anticipated developments in litigation
   Regulatory issues


Data Privacy in the Employment Context 
R. Neumeyer

   Internet and email
   Phone calls
   Workplace searches
   Medical records and confidentiality
   Video surveillance
   GPS
   Employee policies and procedures for protecting information
      in the workplace


Network Security Solutions and Threat Landscape 
A. Obuchowski

   Developing and maintaining a sound technical security program
   Mitigating the human factor
   Existing and emerging threat actors and attack vectors
   Real world examples of cyber attacks and takeaways


Cybersecurity Insurance and Your Business
C. Kakish

   Policy structure
   Claim trends
   Third party vendor exposure
   Innovation – coverage trends with cyber insurance
   Carrier resources – typical and not-so-typical resources available
   Limit adequacy – why benchmarking can be so challenging
   Panel vendors – why this can be a benefit or a challenge


Responding to Cyberattacks and Breaches 
C. Battersby, A. Obuchowski

   Different types of attacks/breaches
   Forensic investigation
   Notification to affected individuals and regulators

Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Accountants/CPAs
  • Attorneys

Attorneys
     6.75 Ohio CLE Hours
     6.5-S Pennsylvania CLE Hours

Accountants
     8.0 CPE Hours


Continuing Education Credit Information

This seminar is open to the public. It has been approved for 6.75 CLE hours for Ohio attorneys. Courses approved by the Commission are deemed approved for Ohio certified paralegals. This course is approved for 6.5 Indiana CLE hours. This course is approved for 6.5-S CLE hours for Pennsylvania attorneys.

This group live, intermediate level lecture presentation offers 8.0 CPE hours in the area of computer science to Ohio accountants. A basic knowledge of cyber vulnerability and security is recommended, and no advance preparation is required. The Ohio Board of Accountancy accepts sponsors listed on the NASBA National Registry of CPE Sponsors, which includes HalfMoon Education Inc.

HalfMoon Education Inc. 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. Complaints can also be directed to Doug Chapman at doug@halfmoonseminars.org. Sponsor No. 103015.

Attendance will be monitored and reported, as required. Attendance certificates will be available after the seminar for most individuals who complete the entire event. Attendance certificates not available at the seminar will be mailed to participants within fifteen business days.

Speakers:

Colin M. Battersby

Colin M. Battersby is counsel with McDonald Hopkins in the Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, office. He is in the firm’s national Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice Group. Mr. Battersby is certified by the International Association of Privacy Professionals as a certified information professional for the United States, which is considered the gold standard for information privacy professionals. He advises clients on best practices to prevent and respond to cybersecurity concerns, including leading data breach incident response efforts in combination with forensic technical vendors and company decision makers. Mr. Battersby provides counsel on post-breach notice obligations in accordance with state data breach notice statutes or specific contractual obligations, drafts and coordinates the delivery of required notice throughout the United States and advises on post-breach remedial measures. Prior to joining McDonald Hopkins, Mr. Battersby was the co-founder and co-leader of the Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Service at Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C. He also represents large and small businesses across many industries in claims alleging breach of contract, tort, product liability, legal and accounting malpractice and securities violations. He earned his J.D. degree from Wayne State University Law School in 2007 and received a Bachelor of Economics degree from the University of Michigan in 2004.

Christopher G. Dean

Colin M. Battersby is counsel with McDonald Hopkins in the Bloomfield Hills, Michigan, office. He is in the firm’s national Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice Group. Mr. Battersby is certified by the International Association of Privacy Professionals as a certified information professional for the United States, which is considered the gold standard for information privacy professionals. He advises clients on best practices to prevent and respond to cybersecurity concerns, including leading data breach incident response efforts in combination with forensic technical vendors and company decision makers. Mr. Battersby provides counsel on post-breach notice obligations in accordance with state data breach notice statutes or specific contractual obligations, drafts and coordinates the delivery of required notice throughout the United States and advises on post-breach remedial measures. Prior to joining McDonald Hopkins, Mr. Battersby was the co-founder and co-leader of the Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Service at Miller, Canfield, Paddock and Stone, P.L.C. He also represents large and small businesses across many industries in claims alleging breach of contract, tort, product liability, legal and accounting malpractice and securities violations. He earned his J.D. degree from Wayne State University Law School in 2007 and received a Bachelor of Economics degree from the University of Michigan in 2004.

Christopher R. Kakish

Christopher R. Kakish is a Client Executive and Sales Leader with Oswald Companies in the Professional Services Practice Group within the Property & Casualty Department. His current responsibilities include client consultation, stewardship, and oversight of the brokerage team responsible for the placement and negotiation of cyber liability, professional liability/errors & omissions, management liability, and other property & casualty policies for clients in the professional and financial service industry. Through his prior experience as a Private Practice Litigation Attorney, Claim Counsel and Underwriter for a leading Property & Casualty Carrier, Mr. Kakish has developed a unique skillset that he leverages to negotiate top-flight insurance programs on behalf of his public, private and non-profit clients. He is a graduate of the University of Dayton with a B.A. degree in Political Science and obtained his J.D. degree from Case Western Reserve University School of Law.

Ryan T. Neumeyer

Ryan T. Neumeyer is a member of McDonald Hopkins in the Cleveland, Ohio, office and is a member of the Litigation Department’s Labor and Employment Practice Group. Mr. Neumeyer represents and counsels management on a variety of employment law matters, such as employee leave, overtime, disability accommodations, termination and layoff decisions, and workplace injuries. He is a frequent lecturer on employment law topics. Mr. Neumeyer earned a J.D. degree from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, cum laude, and a B.A. degree from Mount Union College. He is also an Ohio State Bar Association certified specialist in labor and employment law. The Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Certification of Attorneys as Specialists accredits the Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) to certify Ohio attorneys as specialists. The OSBA undergoes rigorous and continuous review for compliance with the standards established for certification.

Andy Obuchowski

Ryan T. Neumeyer is a member of McDonald Hopkins in the Cleveland, Ohio, office and is a member of the Litigation Department’s Labor and Employment Practice Group. Mr. Neumeyer represents and counsels management on a variety of employment law matters, such as employee leave, overtime, disability accommodations, termination and layoff decisions, and workplace injuries. He is a frequent lecturer on employment law topics. Mr. Neumeyer earned a J.D. degree from Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, cum laude, and a B.A. degree from Mount Union College. He is also an Ohio State Bar Association certified specialist in labor and employment law. The Supreme Court of Ohio Commission on Certification of Attorneys as Specialists accredits the Ohio State Bar Association (OSBA) to certify Ohio attorneys as specialists. The OSBA undergoes rigorous and continuous review for compliance with the standards established for certification.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $289.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $289.00
Group Prices
3 or more People: $269.00

Each registration includes one copy of a manual prepared by the seminar speakers.