Risk management will be a central topic at the 3rd annual ALM cyberSecure conference in New York City this year.

The cross-industry gathering of thought leaders on December 4-5 aims to facilitate a holistic approach to data security, risk management and data governance.

Influential business leaders from the cybersecurity industry and high-ranking law enforcement officials will be convening with corporate risk management, compliance and law department leaders at the conference, which features speakers from numerous Fortune 100 companies.

Authentic8 Co-Founder and CEO Scott Petry will moderate a discussion panel on “Revamping Employee Cybersecurity Policies and Training to Mitigate Legal Risks” on December 4th.

Scott Petry will be joined on stage by Daniel Pepper, Vice President and Deputy General Counsel at Comcast; Adam Rubin, General Counsel of PrizeLogic; and Allen Brandt, Executive Director, Associate General Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer at the Depository Trust & Clearing Corporation.

Balancing IT security, data protection and privacy

Balancing IT security and data protection with the needs of employees and privacy concerns poses a significant challenge for risk management professionals.

“Our goal in this event is to help our attendees learn in two days what would otherwise take years or many missteps,” said John Stuttard, Senior Vice President of Global Events at ALM Media.

30% of the of the ALM 50 law firms, as well as many leading financial services companies, use Silo, the secure remote browser delivered as a service by Authentic8, to comply with regulatory requirements and protect their data when employees to access the web.

Employee Cybersecurity and Legal Risks

At the employee cybersecurity session moderated by Scott Petry, panelists will address such details as privacy issues to consider when constructing employee monitoring policies, importance of reviewing other company policies, and implementation of technological safeguards (such as encryption).

Additional discussion points include incident response guidelines, employee training, remote working rules and rules covering data ownership. The speakers will discuss the dangers of corporate supplied devices and how to reduce the risk of data theft.

Authentic8 is a Gold Sponsor of this year's conference. In addition to risk management, cyberSecure 2017 will be covering topics like Regulatory Changes and Effects, Crisis Management and Data Governance.

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Panelists and speakers include cybersecurity leaders companies such as AIG, JP Morgan Chase, Exxon Mobil, General Electric, Comcast Corporation, Fannie Mae, Prudential, Oracle, American Express, and IBM.

For more information and to register for the cyberSecure 2017 conference, visit: http://www.almcybersecure.com. For 30% off your registration fee, enter discount code: AUT30

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How to follow ALM’s cyberSecure 2017 conference on the web and on social media:

Web: almcybersecure.com

Twitter: @ALMcyberSecure

Hashtag: #almcybersecure

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/groups/8385773

Facebook: facebook.com/ALMcyberSecure/

Related resources:

Web Use and Compliance in Financial Services (whitepaper)

5 Must-Read Cybersecurity Resources for Law Firms (reviews)