After a tumultuous year of cyber-attacks and data security failures, cybersecurity has become a great concern for organizations in nearly every industry.  Cyber-attacks not only effect consumers and the economy, but also pose significant risk to national security.

Each subsequent cyber-attack has demonstrated the sophistication of cyber-criminals and as such, organizations of all industries and sizes must proactively take steps to ensure that personal data, intellectual property, and other proprietary information is safe within their organization and their extended data supply chains.

This webinar covers the privacy and cybersecurity issues faced by most global organizations, and explain steps that can be taken to reduce corporate risk arising from these issues.

About the Presenter

Michael Oakes is a partner in Hunton Williams Cyber Investigation and Privacy Litigation practice. In that capacity, he handles complex civil disputes, with a focus on patent litigation and other intellectual property and technology-related matters before federal district courts and before the US International Trade Commission. He has experience with patents in a variety of fields, including semiconductors and electronics, software, computer networking and Internet technology, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals, medical devices, automotive and nuclear manufacturing technology.

Michael also advises clients on data security and privacy issues. He is experienced in handling the investigative and legal response to network intrusions and data breach events and has represented clients in class action litigation and regulatory investigations involving claims arising out of these incidents. He also advises clients on liability issues related to the use of technology and the Internet, including issues related to cloud computing, online sweepstakes and related marketing programs.

Michael is admitted to practice in the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and the 4th Circuit, and the US District Courts for the Eastern District of Texas, Eastern District of Virginia and the Western District of Michigan. He is also registered to practice before the US Patent and Trademark Office.

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    Wednesday, February 18, 2015


    On Demand