Broadcast Date: Thursday, April 22, 2021
from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm (ET)


To keep businesses running efficiently even amid the COVID-19 crisis, different organizations pivoted their operations to the “new normal” remote workforce environment. However, aside from the challenges of this sudden pivot , the risks of cybersecurity attacks have also rapidly increased. Cyber threats have become more rampant, taking advantage of the situation and specifically targeting remote workers.

To take on this new level of cybersecurity challenges, it is of utmost importance that companies integrate a more advanced set of cybersecurity risk management tools and strategies that will cater to effective detection and prevention of cyber risks.

In this LIVE Webcast, a seasoned panel of thought leaders and professionals brought together by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience with a thorough discussion of cybersecurity management in the “new normal”. They will analyze the latest management trends, developments, and challenges in a remote environment. Speakers will also offer effective strategies and best practices to efficiently manage cybersecurity risks.

Some of the major topics that will be covered in this course are:

  • Cybersecurity Management – Fundamentals
  • Recent Trends and Developments
  • Common Cyber Risks Challenges in a Remote Environment
  • Essential Factors of an Effective Cybersecurity Management
  • Practical Tips and Strategies
  • What Lies Ahead

Learning Objectives:

  • Identify key takeaways from the shift to the remote work setup as well as steps to take against cyber attacks
  • Recognize the importance of data governance, and determine cybersecurity practices for businesses with employees working in a remote environment


Course Level:



Advance Preparation:

Print and review course materials


Method of Presentation:

On-demand Webcast (CLE); Group-Internet Based



General Knowledge of cybersecurity


Course Code:



NY Category of CLE Credit:

Areas of Professional Practice


NASBA Field of Study:

Information Technology – Technical


Total Credits:

1.5 CLE

1.5 CPE (Not eligible for QAS (On-demand) CPE credit)

Speaker Panel:

Melissa Krasnow, Partner
VLP Law Group LLP

Melissa Krasnow is a partner at VLP Law Group LLP who advises companies in the e-commerce and internet, health care, education and manufacturing industries on responding to data breaches, incident response plans, data security programs and agreements, cyber liability insurance policy matters, website and mobile application privacy policies and terms, outsourcing and e-commerce agreements (including master services agreements, California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA) and Virginia Consumer Data Protection Act (VCDPA) agreements, General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) data processing agreements and Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act business associate agreements), COVID-19 legal and contractual issues and privacy and data security laws, including the CCPA.

Joe Linscott, Director of Product Strategy

Joe is adept in the markets of cyber security. He is currently Director of Product Strategy at PKWARE where he aids teams in guiding the overall direction of products. Joe graduated from University of Wisconsin Milwaukee with a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science.

Christopher Pin , VP, Security and Privacy

Chris Pin serves as PKWARE’s VP, Security and Privacy. In this role, Chris drives value and awareness for all PKWARE customers regarding the various challenges that both privacy and security regulations bring to the data driven world. He works closely with all customers and potential customers to help them better understand how PKWARE solutions best fit into their environments and processes. He also works very closely with many other departments such as Sales, Marketing, Partners, and Product to help build brand awareness and product insights. 

With over 15 years of experience, Chris’s career began at the Pentagon where he supported the Army Headquarters as a Systems Engineer. Following his tenure at the Pentagon, he transitioned into global architecture and engineering for SOCOM, focusing on global networks and security. This is where he developed a deep understanding for what it takes to operate global networks at scale while ensuring the best security and privacy without jeopardizing the end user experience.

Prior to joining PKWARE as part of the Dataguise acquisition, Chris spent four years at Costco leading the data center migration of the ecommerce domain before transitioning into Privacy and Compliance where he was a PCI-ISA and assisted through yearly PCI assessments. Most notably, Chris also led Costco’s GDPR and CCPA efforts on a global scale, working with teams across the company, Infosec, development, policy, legal, employee education, change review, marketing, HR, buyers, and more.

Chris has a CIPM certification, and studied Aviation Management at Dowling College. When not working, he enjoys spending time with family, flying drones, kayaking, and adventuring the Pacific Northwest.



Melissa KrasnowPartner

VLP Law Group LLP

  • Learning from the shift to remote work due to the COVID-19 pandemic
  • Steps to take to protect against phishing, business email compromise and ransomware
  • Additional remote work policies, procedures and practices



Joe LinscottDirector of Product Strategy



Christopher Pin VP, Security and Privacy


  • Fundamentals of cybersecurity: data-centric audit and protection (understanding where your data is and protecting it)
  • Ensuring that there’s verification of identity and access to the applications that employees are using every day in the remote work environment.
  • The importance of data governance: seeing where data is and cataloging it in a way that enhances the other business units within the enterprise.

Date & Time:

Thursday, April 22, 2021

12:00 pm to 1:30 pm (ET)

Who Should Attend:

  • Cybersecurity Lawyers
  • Chief Information Officers
  • Chief Information Security Officers
  • Chief Technology Officers
  • Chief Data Officers
  • Analytics Directors
  • IT Directors
  • VP/SVPs of IT
  • Cybersecurity Managers
  • Cyber Incident Response Managers
  • Security Monitoring Specialists
  • Cyber Threat Investigators
  • IT Operations Managers
  • Data & Privacy Operations Managers
  • In-House Counsel
  • Chief Executive Officers
  • Boards of Directors



Melissa KrasnowPartner
VLP Law Group LLP
Joe LinscottDirector of Product Strategy
Christopher Pin VP, Security and Privacy



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