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Presenter: W. James Denvil, Esq. and 8 more

Seminar Date:

Seminar Location: Online

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Monday, October 12, 2020

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Log into Webinar:                7:00 - 7:30 am CDT
Morning Session:                7:30 - 10:45 am CDT
Break:                                 10:45 - 11:45 am CDT
Afternoon Session:             11:45 am - 3:00 pm CDT

Understanding the Complex World                                            W. James Denvil/
of the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA),                 M. Dry-Wasson
the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR),
and New York Shield Act

   The evolving landscape of data security and cybersecurity laws
      • Shifting toward protecting individual information and privacy
   Macro and micro views of the CCPA, GDPR, and New York Shield Act
   How organizations can avoid regulatory consequences

Proactive, Not Reactive: Preventing & Mitigating                    S. Pollock
Catastrophic Disasters of a Data Breach

   Cybersecurity threats and business exposure to data breaches
   Complying with data security and cybersecurity laws and regulations
   Organizational responsibilities regarding third-party providers
   Implementing strategies to prepare, adapt, and respond to cybersecurity incidents
   Impact of COVID-19 on data security and cybersecurity

Offensive Hacking and Defensive Cybersecurity                     R.J. Sudlow/
N. Spurrier

   How hackers get into your system and what they do while inside
   How to proactively counter cybersecurity threats

Navigating the Complex World of Cyber Insurance                D. Shulkin, B. Schrum/
D. Logan Jr., N. Economidis

   Selecting the appropriate cyber insurance policy
      • Key considerations and pitfalls
   Legal ramifications associated with cyber insurance
   Current trends in cyber insurance

Webinar Instructions

Each webinar session earns continuing education credit and can be registered for individually. All attendees must log-on through their own email – attendees may not watch together if they wish to earn continuing education credit. HalfMoon Education Inc. must be able to prove attendance if either the attendee or HalfMoon Education Inc. is audited.

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Credit Information:

Who Should Attend

  • Accountants/CPAs
  • Attorneys

     7.0 CPE Hours

     7.0 New York CLE Hours
     6.0 California CLE Hours

Continuing Education Credit Information

This webinar offers accountants 7.0 intermediate-level CPE credits in the area of Information Technology. Basic computer program/software knowledge is beneficial, and no advance preparation is recommended.

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. Sponsor No. 103015.

HalfMoon Education is an approved CLE sponsor for California attorneys (No. 8306) and this course offers 6.0 CLE hours.

HalfMoon Education Inc. is certified by the New York State CLE Board as an Accredited Provider of CLE programs. This nontraditional format course offers 7.0 CLE hours, consisting 7.0 Areas of Professional Practice hours, which are appropriate for experienced attorneys.

Completion certificates will be awarded to participants who complete this event, respond to online prompts, and earn a passing score (80%) on the quiz that follows the presentation (multiple attempts allowed).


W. James Denvil, Esq.

W. James Denvil, Esq. is a senior associate at Hogan Lovells, LLP. He regularly advises clients on a range of technology and data issues, including global data transfers, privacy compliance programs, workforce monitoring, biometrics, big data, incident preparedness and response, electronic contracting, the collection and use of precise location data, online advertising, and data collection supporting highly automated systems. He helps clients anticipate potential challenges by following legal and regulatory developments, and the positions of key academics and advocacy groups.

Maureen Dry-Wasson, Esq., CIPP, US/E/C, CIPM, FIP

Maureen Dry-Wasson, Esq., CIPP, US/E/C, CIPM, FIP is vice president, group general counsel and global privacy officer at Major, Lindsey & Africa and Allegis Partners. She has been the general counsel since Major, Lindsey & Africa became a part of Allegis Group in 2008. Ms. Dry-Wasson is also a part of the Allegis Group legal team where she is responsible for ERISA/employee benefits issues for all of Allegis Group’s U.S. companies. In addition, she is the Allegis Group global privacy officer, directing the privacy initiatives for Major, Lindsey & Africa, Allegis Partners and all of the Allegis Group companies worldwide.

Nick Economidis

Nick Economidis is a vice president in the Professional Liability department for Crum & Forster, responsible for eRisk including cyber insurance products and technology errors & omissions. He has over 30 years of total underwriting experience with 20 years of experience underwriting cyber risk exposures. Prior to joining Crum & Forster, Mr. Economidis was an underwriter with Beazley (2008-2018), and the vice president and product manager for Media, Technology and Network Security with AIG Executive Liability (2001-2008). He has an Associate in Risk Management designation from the Insurance Institute of America, a B.S. degree in Marketing from Rutgers University, and an M.B.A. degree from Villanova University.

Dennis Logan, Jr.

Dennis Logan, Jr. is a broker at Professional Risk Solutions, LLC. He began his insurance career with Chubb as a non-profit management liability underwriter specializing in churches, foundations, and youth organizations. He then transitioned to dual commercial where he underwrote management liability for private, and often distressed companies. He went on to the wholesale brokerage side of the business with All Risks, Ltd., where he specialized in unique products including cyber, management and professional liability. Today, he is focused on adding value to his agent partners and collaborating with underwriters to create the most robust policies in the market.

Spencer S. Pollock, Esq., CIPP/US, CIPM

Spencer S. Pollock, Esq., CIPP/US, CIPM is an attorney and data security, and cybersecurity practice lead at Niles, Barton & Wilmer, LLP. He assists clients in navigating and complying with the applicable state, federal, and international data security, cybersecurity, and privacy laws and regulations. Further, Mr. Pollock performs the necessary due diligence on the client’s third-party service providers to assess and confirm their compliance with these laws and regulations. In the event of a data breach, Mr. Pollock analyzes and determines the applicable laws impacting clients and assists each with all necessary steps to stay compliant to avoid fines, penalties, and potential regulatory investigations and civil lawsuits.

Brad S. Schrum ARM

Brad S. Schrum ARM is the chief underwriting and sales growth officer for Wingman Insurance. He has been with Wingman eight years and has been in the insurance business for 35 years. For the majority of his career, he has been focused on the technology & cyber segment, insuring startups to the largest most sophisticated domestic and international tech, cyber, and media companies in the world. Besides having in depth knowledge on the basic PC coverage’s tech companies need, Mr. Schrum has advanced expertise in the professional and cyber lines of business. He has participated in many seminars, podcasts, and panel discussions on the most important insurance topics in the cyber and technology space.

Doug Shulkin

Doug Shulkin directs technology and cyber insurance sales for Travelers Insurance on the East Coast. He is a Baltimore native and resident and is active in the local business community, educating organizations throughout the Mid-Atlantic about the policies and programs that best fit their needs.

Nate Spurrier

Nate Spurrier is senior business development director, Global Incident Response at CyberScout. He has worked within the P&C Insurance market for the U.S. and International markets for over 10 years. He works with insurance carriers and insurance brokers/agents when building, launching, and refining their cyber, privacy breach, and identity management solutions. Mr. Spurrier heads up CyberScout’s Incident Response group where the team provides incident response forensic services along with notification and breach fulfilment services. He is an accredited speaker and trainer in the US, Canada, and the U.K. on cyber, privacy breach and identity management topics. Mr. Spurrier received a degree in Insurance and Risk Management from the University of South Carolina while also playing on the football team.


RJ Sudlow, CISSP, CEH is IT advisory cybersecurity manager at Dixon Hughes Goodman LLP. He is a cybersecurity practitioner with more than five years of hands-on experience in penetration testing of network infrastructure, web applications, and social engineering assessments. He leads a team of cybersecurity practitioners to help organizations understand the risks they face and identify pitfalls to prevent attacks.

Tuition Costs:

Standard Tuition: $299.00
Online Tuition (pre-registration): $299.00
Group Prices
3 or more people each: $199.00

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