08/25/2022
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST
  • Type: Webinar
  • Presented by: MyLawCLE and Federal Bar Association
  • Speakers: Zachary Heck and Kristin Hardy

Security Vulnerabilities and Ransomware Shutdowns: Learning from Apache Log4j Vulnerability and the Associated Legal Duties

Taft Dayton attorneys Zachary Heck and Kristin Hardy will present ransomware lessons in an upcoming presentation by MyLawCLE and the Federal Bar Association.

Vulnerabilities exposed by Apache Log4j are affecting companies of all sizes and industries. In response to this event, this presentation will highlight the associated legal duties learned from the Apache Log4j Vulnerability and how to be proactive in protecting your data. This presentation will also cover legal risks that ransomware poses to organizations, the realities of ransomware shutdowns, and how to plan for and mitigate ransomware attacks, among other security threats.

Key topics to be discussed:

  • Associated legal duties learned from the Apache Log4j Vulnerability Regulatory scrutiny due to poor reaction to mitigation efforts.
  • How to be proactive in protecting your data.
  • Legal risks that ransomware poses to organizations, ransomware shutdowns, and how to plan and mitigate ransomware attacks.

1.00 hour CLE credit will be available. For more information about the event, visit here

Heck focuses his practice on privacy and data security. Specifically, he assists clients in the areas of privacy compliance, defense litigation, class action defense, and guidance in the aftermath of an information security event, including data breach. Heck has experience advising clients with respect to FTC investigations, federal privacy regulations such as HIPAA, FCRA, TCPA, and GLBA, as well as state laws governing personally identifiable information. Heck also speaks and writes regularly on cutting-edge data privacy and cybersecurity issues and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional in the field of United States and European Union privacy laws and regulations.

Hardy is an attorney in Taft's Intellectual Property practice group. Her practice focuses on trademark clearance, trademark prosecution and enforcement, trademark litigation, copyrights and various IP infringement matters, as well as WIPO UDRP matters. She advises clients on protecting their brands and proprietary information, while providing guidance regarding brand development, clearance, registration, and maintenance for trademark portfolios, in addition to handling TTAB and litigation matters.

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