Jones Day's 2018 Speaker Series: Preparing for Cybersecurity Incidents - What to Expect and How to Reduce Impact

Jones Day Pittsburgh
500 Grant Street, Suite 4500
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15219-2514

7:30 a.m. – 8:00 a.m.
Breakfast and Networking

8:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
CLE Program

This presentation will provide an overview of the current cyber landscape and the many legal challenges companies face in the wake of a significant cyber incident. Drawing on decades of experience in the area, the presenters will also offer practical advice on preparing for and mitigating potential impacts; the discussion will include the benefits and limitations of cyber insurance. Participants will leave the presentation with a better understanding of:

  • Why cyberattacks are among the top risks feared by CEOs.
  • The increasing responsibility of senior management and in-house counsel for cyber breach response.
  • Common pitfalls in breach readiness and response that can escalate liability.
  • Concrete steps a company can take to mitigate the impact of a significant event.
  • Cyber insurance: Coverage issues, trends, and market responses.


John Iole, partner, Insurance Recovery Practice (Pittsburgh)
Lisa Ropple, partner, Cybersecurity, Privacy & Data Protection Practice (Boston)
Rick Martinez, partner, Cybersecurity, Privacy & Data Protection Practice (Minneapolis)

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This program has been approved for 2.00 hours of general credit by the Pennsylvania CLE Board. This program has also been approved for 2.00 hours of general credit by the State Bar of California and 2.00 hours of areas of professional practice credit (including transitional credit) by the New York State CLE Board. Jones Day is a Pennsylvania CLE Board accredited provider, a State Bar of California MCLE approved provider, and an accredited provider in New York. Application for CLE credit in other states will be made as needed.