Broadcast Date: Tuesday, June 29, 2021
from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm (ET)


Digital supply chain is currently gaining prominent recognition due to its greater versatility as compared to traditional supply chains. Because cybersecurity risks and third-party attacks have skyrocketed at an alarming rate, more businesses now prefer the digital way. However, cyber-related supply chain threats are always almost impossible to prevent. As businesses seek to leverage the potentials of this growing tool, new challenges also start to emerge.

To take on this new level of supply chain challenges, organizations must, therefore, implement effective supply chain management (SCM) tools and integrate a more advanced risk-based approach. Coming up with best compliance strategies is a vital part in ensuring business continuity and resiliency.

Listen as a panel of distinguished professionals and thought leaders organized by The Knowledge Group present an in-depth discussion of mitigating third-party risks in digital supply chains. Speakers will also provide effective strategies in keeping a company’s supply chain in shape.

Key topics include:

  • Third-Party Risks in Digital Supply Chain
  • Recent Trends and Developments
  • Essential Factors of an Effective Digital SCM
  • Best Tips and Tactics
  • What the Future Holds


Course Level:



Advance Preparation:

Print and review course materials


Method of Presentation:

On-demand Webcast (CLE)



General knowledge of supply chain management


Course Code:



NY Category of CLE Credit:

Law Practice Management


Total Credits:

1.5 CLE

Speaker Panel:

Brett Armstrong, Global Director of Business Development

Brett Armstrong has been involved with contractor prequalification and management for more than a decade. During which, he assisted the world’s leading organizations in successfully implementing and managing their supply chain qualification programs. That experience has provided him with the foundation and understanding necessary to support the communications needs of companies in a variety of industries and the suppliers they work with.

Peter N. McClelland, CIPP/US, Privacy, Data Security, and Technology Attorney
Ward and Smith, P.A.

Peter is an attorney and a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) who assists clients in a range of privacy, data security, cyber supply chain and technology matters. He counsels on the legal requirements and risks associated with the collection, storage, transfer, use, protection, and disposal of data. Businesses and individuals rely on his expertise for managing third party risk in technology supply chains, structuring and operationalizing privacy compliance programs, data breach response and planning, contract and vendor management, and licensing and technology transactions.

Prior to joining Ward and Smith, Peter worked as an in-house attorney for a technology cybersecurity startup. He also represented the company on a U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Cyber Supply Chain Risk Management Task Force.

Lisa Anderson, President
LMA Consulting Group, Inc.

Lisa Anderson is the founder and president of LMA Consulting Group Inc., a former Vice President of Product Supply and an expert in manufacturing and supply chain management. She has been named in the Top 46 most influential in Supply Chain by SAP, a Top 40 B2B Tech Influencer by Arketi Group and a Top 50 ERP Influencer by Washington-Frank. She recently published, Future-Proofing Manufacturing & Supply Chain Post COVID-19, an eBook on successfully emerging and thriving post COVID-19.  She is a regular content contributor on creating a superior customer experience, scaling growth with S&OP and selecting ERP and is regularly interviewed and quoted by publications such as Supply Chain Brain, NBC News and the Wall Street Journal.



Brett Armstrong, Global Director of Business Development


  • How to uncover hidden risks in the supply chain and tips for dealing with them
  • Streamlining third party data- how weak data management systems introduce risk
  • Getting buy-In & participation from 3rd parties
  • Real world results of the best practices shared (safety improvements, cost reductions, time savings)


Peter N. McClelland, CIPP/US, Privacy, Data Security, and Technology Attorney

Ward and Smith, P.A.

  • Third Party risk in technology supply chains is increasing across the board and the severity of their impact is growing likewise.
  • Organizations of every type and size are vulnerable to these exploits, not just the big technology companies that make headlines.
  • A lot of risk can be mitigated by leveraging the Department of Defense's work on the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification to industry procurement ends.
  • What risk cannot be mitigated by utilizing CMMC in procurement can typically be insured against—but attorneys need to carefully evaluate these insurance plans for their clients, because they are very much not all created equal.


Lisa Anderson, President

LMA Consulting Group, Inc.

  • Identifying and prioritizing risks in the supply chain
  • Mitigating risks in the supply chain
  • Mitigating digital risks in the supply chain
  • Proactive management of risks in the supply chain

Date & Time:

Tuesday, June 29, 2021

3:00 pm to 4:30 pm (ET)

Who Should Attend:

  • Chief Supply Chain Officers
  • VPs and Directors of Supply Chain Management
  • Chief Procurement Officers
  • VPs and Directors of Procurement
  • Health and Safety Managers
  • Chief Operating Officers
  • Operations Managers
  • Chief Executive Officers
  • Chief Risk Officers
  • Chief Sustainability Officers
  • Sustainability Program Directors/Managers
  • Chief Financial Officers
  • General Counsel
  • Chief Information Officers
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Brett ArmstrongGlobal Director of Business Development
Peter N. McClelland, CIPP/USPrivacy, Data Security, and Technology Attorney
Ward and Smith, P.A.
Lisa AndersonPresident
LMA Consulting Group, Inc.



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