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May 20

Efficient Cybersecurity Regulation: Ensuring the Cure Isn’t Worse than the Disease

A wave of data breaches at American companies has once again highlighted just how insecure consumer data is. Apple, Target, Sony, and recently Anthem (a Blue Cross and Blue Shield company) are some high profile examples. In response, various consumer advocates and regulatory agencies have begun to explore ways to encourage data-sharing between businesses, as well as with the government, and to encourage the development of data security standards. Can and should industry self-regulate? Is there a government agency equipped to regulate? What should data security standards look like, and could those standards open the door to unscrupulous tort litigation? Join us as our panelists discuss the competing risks of cyber-attack and overregulation.

More About the Speakers

The Honorable Maureen K. Ohlhausen
Commissioner, Federal Trade Commission

Paul Rosenzweig
Founder, Red Branch Consulting

Phil Goldberg
Partner, Shook, Hardy & Bacon, LLP

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Andrew Kloster Andrew Kloster

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