Peter Guffin and Brooks Magratten to Speak at DRI Data Breach and Privacy Law Seminar
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM
DRI: The Voice of the Defense Bar
In this constantly-evolving landscape of regulations, laws, data security, and privacy standards, many companies and their outside counsel are struggling to keep up. This seminar will offer presentations from data security and privacy professionals who are at the forefront of cutting-edge data security and privacy issues, and from industry leaders who will provide valuable insight and practical experience.
Brooks R. Magratten, partner in charge of Pierce Atwood’s Providence office and a member of DRI’s Law Institute, will deliver the seminar’s welcome address. Peter J. Guffin, Chair of Pierce Atwood’s Intellectual Property & Technology Group, and head of the firm's Privacy & Data Security practice, will co-present the program, “Role of the Chief Privacy Officer and Information Governance.” Joining Peter in this presentation will be Unum’s Chief Privacy Officer, Timothy D. Smith.
Attendees will hear topics including:
The anatomy of a cyberattack
Theories of civil liability for a data security breach
Developing a data security plan
Insurance coverage for data breach claims
The role of the general counsel in cybersecurity
Law firm data security ethical issues
Founded as the Defense Research Institute in 1960, DRI is the leading organization of defense attorneys and in-house counsel.