Broadcast Date: Thursday, February 23, 2023
from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm (ET)


The rise of data has created a host of opportunities for businesses and organizations across all industries. However, as data has become a company’s most valuable asset, safeguarding it from internal and external threats has also become crucial to business continuity and success.

Failure to protect data from breaches and cyberattacks can result in devastating consequences, including financial liability, reputational damage, and compliance violations. To mitigate these risks, strengthening policies, processes, and security controls is, therefore, of utmost importance.

Join distinguished data security and privacy lawyers Paul Lanois (Fieldfisher) and Kenneth Dort (Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP) as they explore the latest trends, critical security issues, and compliance challenges facing organizations and consumers today. Speakers will also offer best practices in developing and implementing an effective data security strategy.

Key issues that will be covered in this course are:

  • Data Security: Trends and Developments
  • Recent Regulatory and Compliance Issues
  • Common Data Security Threats
  • How to Develop Robust Security Policies and Controls
  • Effective Strategies to Manage Data Security


Course Level:



Advance Preparation:

Print and review course materials


Method of Presentation:

On-demand Webcast (CLE)



General knowledge of data security management


Course Code:



NY Category of CLE Credit:

Cybersecurity, Privacy, and Data Protection - General


Total Credit:

1.0 CLE

Speaker Panel:

Paul Lanois, Director
Highly Experienced in Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Matters


Paul Lanois is a security and privacy lawyer and a Director at Fieldfisher. Paul provides advice to companies on both domestic and international privacy and cybersecurity compliance matters, including the GDPR, CCPA and the Payment Card Industry Data Security Standard (PCI DSS). Paul also advises clients on a wide range of other privacy and cybersecurity issues, including data breaches and incident response, risk assessments, and policy development. Before joining Fieldfisher, he was Vice President and senior legal counsel at a leading international bank, Credit Suisse, at its headquarters in Switzerland as well as its Hong Kong office. Paul is a winner of the 2022 California Legal Awards in the category of ‘Lawyers on the Fast Track (under 40)’ by The Recorder (2022). He is also named in the Global Data Review (GDR) ’40 under 40′ (2021) and is listed in the ‘2020 Most Influential People in Security’ by Security Magazine (2020).

Kenneth Dort, Partner
Leading Lawyer in Data Security

Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

Ken Dort is a preeminent resource on mission-critical data security issues and is consulted often for immediate counsel on high-stakes data breaches, as well as for guidance and strategy on the privacy and other legal implications of new technologies. Ken is a recognized adviser to clients around the world on data security and privacy practices and compliance needs arising under federal, state, provincial and international laws and industry standards. He also is a powerful litigator in the courtroom, a deft negotiator with regulators and a valued counselor on software development and integration.



Paul Lanois, Attorney

Highly Experienced in Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Matters


  • The epidemic of ransomware attacks and how to approach the situation if your organization faced such an attack;
  • Weighing the option as to whether the organization should pay the ransom or not; and
  • Analyzing the merits of cyber-insurance to alleviate costs.



Kenneth DortPartner

Leading Lawyer in Data Security

Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

  • The epidemic of business email compromises and wire fraud attacks suffered by businesses, and how to address them
  • The spike in identity theft incidents relating to the filing of fraudulent tax returns, and how to both mitigate that risk and respond to such incidents when they occur
  • The specific risks within the overall context of general business cyber security

Date & Time:

Thursday, February 23, 2023

3:00 pm to 4:00 pm (ET)

Who Should Attend:

  • Privacy & Data Security Lawyers
  • Technology Lawyers
  • Privacy and Data Security Officers
  • Privacy and Data Management Officers
  • Chief Data Officers
  • Chief Information Officers
  • Chief Information Security Officers
  • Chief Technology Officers
  • Chief Security Officers
  • Chief Risk Officers
  • Chief Operating Officer
  • Chief Compliance Officer
  • VPs and Directors of IT
  • Security Administrators
  • Information Security Analysts
  • System Analysts
  • General Counsel


Paul LanoisDirector
Highly Experienced in Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Matters
Kenneth DortPartner
Leading Lawyer in Data Security
Faegre Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP



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