Client Confidentiality in the Digital Age: Cybersecurity Ethics and Risk Management ** NEW **

        
  
     
Legal Area:        ALL Ethics Professional Responsibility Law Office Management
Total Credit Hours:        1.50
Ethics Credit Included:        1.00
Registration Fee:        $38.00
Course Materials:        textaudiovideo
Session END DATE:        05/31/2018
Information:        * NEW *
  

** available at any time of day and in time increments convenient to you through date referenced above **


CLEonline.com, together with the Houston Bar Association, are pleased to present a special online CLE program designed to educate attorneys about how to best protect their clients, their law firms, and themselves from the very prevalent threat of cybersecurity attacks and data breaches along with the legal and ethical implications. Lawyers have become attractive targets for data breaches by sophisticated hackers because they have access to terabytes of valuable, electronically stored client information. While practicing law in the 21st century requires adaptation to constantly-evolving technology, a lawyer's responsibilities regarding cybersecurity and breach response are often unclear. This presentation covers the cybersecurity-related ethical and legal issues specific to the legal profession, including common cybersecurity threats and risks, how to mitigate these risks, and what to do in the event of a data breach. This course features streaming video and audio (as well as downloadable MP3 audio) presentations from a live CLE seminar on this topic that was originally conducted by the Houston Bar Association on January 12, 2017. You can access this presentation on demand at any time during the course of the seminar session.



Some of the subjects for this course include:

  • Background and Cybersecurity Ethics

  • Breach Basics

  • Responsibilities and Ethical Duties as a Lawyer

  • Overview of Threats and Common Methods of Attack

  • Penalties for Breach of Ethical Duties and Legal Implications

  • Prevention & Protection: Risk Mitigation and Safeguards




The speaker for this course is Nicole Perry, who is an attorney with the firm of Jones Day. An extensive biography for Ms. Perry may be found at her firm's website.


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This course is approved for credit by the MCLE Committees of the State Bar of Texas and the State Bar of California. In addition, regular CLE credits for this seminar may also be available in a number of other states through CLE Reciprocity (such as Florida) or as an "Approved Jurisdiction" (Tennessee). CLEonline.com is a State Bar of California approved MCLE provider. (These are not self-study credits, but rather 'participatory' credits as you would receive for attending a traditional, live CLE seminar.)


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