Lando & Anastasi, LLP (L&A), in partnership with the Association of Corporate Counsel – Northeast Chapter, presented a workshop titled “Cybersecurity Strategic Planning” on May 10, 2017 from 7:30 – 9:30 am at the Newton Marriott.
The workshop included a panel discussion moderated by L&A partner Thomas M. Sullivan. The panel discussed solutions for dealing with cybersecurity threats, data privacy issues, and trade secret protection, as well as options for insuring against these challenges. Panelists included leading cybersecurity strategists from multinational corporations, Hugo Teufel, III – Senior Counsel for Global Privacy at Raytheon; and David Doggett – Senior Director of Cybersecurity and Network Infrastructure at Schneider Electric; and a prominent insurance underwriter in cyber, technology, and intellectual property, Gareth Tungatt – Chief Underwriting Officer and Co-Founder of Ascent Underwriting, part of the Lloyds Syndicate. L&A litigation and cybersecurity practice partner, Craig R. Smith, also participated in the panel discussion, adding his experience and perspective on related enforcement issues.
About Lando & Anastasi, LLP Lando & Anastasi, LLP headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts, partners with clients to protect their innovations through effective intellectual property strategies. This partnership complements an emphasis on creative and strategic solutions guided by a solid understanding of each client’s business imperatives. Well versed in a wide range of industries including life sciences, software, cleantech, medical devices, chemical and electrical engineering, L&A attorneys counsel clients ranging from individuals to early-stage and venture-backed start-ups to small and large national and global corporations.
L&A’s cybersecurity and data privacy team provides legal counsel to clients on protecting valuable intellectual property and enforcing the secrecy of their data. L&A educates clients on cybersecurity threats and data privacy issues, and advises them on how to manage and mitigate those risks. L&A helps clients defend against the theft of their secrets and has worked with Federal agencies to stop data theft and prosecute criminal activity.
The Association of Corporate Counsel – Northeast Chapter (ACC-Northeast) is the in-house bar association for professional corporate counsel who practice in legal departments in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Vermont, New Hampshire and Maine. The ACC’s workshops provide an educational opportunity for members to explore the latest developments affecting the corporate counsel profession and to exchange thoughts, ideas and information.