Class-by-Class Schedule: Legal Issues of Cybersecurity and data Breach Response

Legal Issues of Cybersecurity and Data Breach Response

Legal Issues of Cybersecu…

Law 550

Legal Issues of Cybersecurity and Data Breach Response

Fall 2020

Class-by-Class

Course Schedule

Thursdays

2:10 - 4:00 PM EST

August 27th

Introduction

Paper Topic Discussion

Current Events

Incident Response, Law Enforcement and the Counsel as Quarterback

Materials

Yahoo’s Warning to GCs: Your Job Description Just Expanded (Big-Time), by David Fontaine and John Reed Stark (March 2017)

September 3rd

Schedule Review (Here’s Where We Are, Here’s Where You Ought to Be)

Paper Topic Discussion, Current Events

Incident Response, Law Enforcement and the Counsel as Quarterback (Continued)

Materials

Yahoo’s Warning to GCs: Your Job Description Just Expanded (Big-Time), by David Fontaine and John Reed Stark (March 2017)

What the Capital One Hack Means for Boards of Directors  by John Reed Stark, August 2019)

September 10th

Schedule Review (Here’s Where We Are, Here’s Where You Ought to Be)

Paper Topic Discussion, Current Events

Incident Response, Law Enforcement and the Counsel as Quarterback (Continued)

Materials

Think the SEC EDGAR Data Breach Involved Insider Trading? Think Again. By John Reed Stark (D&O Diary, Law 360) (October 2017)

September 17th

Schedule Review (Here’s Where We Are, Here’s Where You Ought to Be)

Paper Topic Discussion, Current Events

Incident Response, Law Enforcement and the Counsel as Quarterback (Continued)

Materials

Cyber Awareness to Cyber Expertise: The Evolution of Board Cyber Risk Management, by Phyllis Sumner and Nick Oldham (January, 2016)

September 24th

Schedule Review (Here’s Where We Are, Here’s Where You Ought to Be)

Current Events

Incident Response, Law Enforcement and the Counsel as Quarterback (Continued)

Materials

Here’s What Went Wrong for Equifax in Those First 48 hours, by John Carlin and David Newman (September, 2017)

Data Breach Forensic Reports: Keeping a Grail Document Confidential, by John Reed Stark (July, 2020)

Some Good News for the Cybersecurity Bar, by John Reed Stark (September, 2019)

October 1st

Schedule Review (Here’s Where We Are, Here’s Where You Ought to Be)

Current Events

Counsel as Quarterback and Data Breach Workflow (Continued)

Cyber Insurance

Financial Regulators, Law Enforcement and Data Breaches

Materials

Ensuring Best Practices in the Investigation of an Incident, by David Fagan, Ashden Fein and David Bender (March, 2016)

The Equifax and SEC Data Breaches: Takeaways, Reminders & Caveats, by John Reed Stark (September 2017)

October 15th

Schedule Review (Here’s Where We Are, Here’s Where You Ought to Be)

Current Events

Data Breaches, Cybersecurity and Boards of Directors

Data Breach Call (Guest: Chris Ullman, Former Managing Director & Global Partner, Director of Global Communications, The Carlyle Group; Now President, Ullman Communications)

Materials

Chris Ullman Ted Talk

Is Amazon Liable for the Capital One Hack?  (John Reed Stark, 2019)

October 22nd

Current Events

Complete Any Unfinished Topics

Intake from Digital Forensics Firm (Guest: Bret Padres, CEO, Crypsis)

October 29th

Current Events

Complete any unfinished topics

Briefing with Insurance Company (Scott Godes, Barnes & Thornburg)

Materials

Who gets Coverage? by Scott Godes (BTLaw Cybersecurity Blog, 2017)

November 5th

Current Events

Board Briefing (Guest: (David Fontaine, Former CEO, Kroll)

Materials

Cybersecurity: The SEC’s Wake-up Call to Corporate Directors, by John Reed Stark and David Fontaine (March 2018)

November 12th

SEC/FINRA Regulatory Interphase

(Guests: Greg Faragasso, Assistant Director, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission; Cameron Funkhouser, Executive Vice President, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority)

November 19st

Current Events

Law Enforcement Briefing (Guest: Kimberly Kiefer Peretti, Co-chair of Alston & Bird’s Cybersecurity Preparedness & Response Team and National Security & Digital Crimes Team)

December 3rd

Vendor Briefing (Beckage Cloud Services and Triidelity) (Guest: Jennifer Beckage, Founder, Becckage PLLC)

Papers Due

Discussion of Simulation Presentations

About John Reed Stark

John Reed Stark's Profile Image John Reed Stark President of John Reed Consulting LLC. Served for 15 years as an SEC enforcement attorney leading cyber-related projects, investigations and enforcement actions; For 11 years as Founder/Chief of SEC Office of Internet Enforcement; For 15 years as Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University Law School teaching cyber law; For 10 years as a Guest Instructor at the FBI Academy; For 5+ years as Managing Director (three as head of the Washington, D.C. office) of Stroz, Friedberg, a global digital risk management firm, leading cybersecurity, incident response and digital compliance engagements for corporations. Appointed since 2017 as Senior Lecturing Fellow at Duke University Law School teaching law of cybersecurity and data breach response. Author of The Cybersecurity Due Diligence Handbook.