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Is Cybersecurity Your Board’s Achilles’ Heel?

June 16, 2:00pm ET

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The board meeting agenda has been jam-packed since the beginning of the pandemic, but issues around cybersecurity are surging and require a new sense of urgency.

If boards are not properly prepared to deal with cybersecurity, how will they effectively mitigate risks and evaluate the best plan of action for current and proposed cybersecurity strategies.

Join us on June 16th at 2:00pm ET for a discussion between Mick Cobb, Chief Technology Officer at OnBoard, and Nick Merker and Mason Clark, Intellectual Property & Technology Practice lawyers at Baker & McKenzie LLP, as they discuss the board’s role in cybersecurity oversight.

In this webinar, you will learn:

  • The board’s duty to oversee the management of cyber-related risks
  • Current cybersecurity trends and how to identify cybersecurity risks
  • Implications of cybersecurity oversight
  • How attorney-client privilege plays a role in board management
  • Best practices for mitigating cybersecurity risks

Who is this webinar for?

Successful, effective board meetings are a team effort, and every element of board work can be optimized. This interactive session will be a learning opportunity for anyone who relies on effective board meetings, including:

  • CEOs & Leadership
  • Directors & Board Members
  • Administrative Support Staff

Meet The Speakers

Nicholas Merker, Partner, Baker & McKenzie LLP

Nicholas Merker is a member of Baker McKenzie’s North America Intellectual Property & Technology Practice, which provides clients with a full suite of data privacy and cyber services. Nick has a ten-year background in technology as a systems, network and security prior to his law career.

Nick has acted as a data breach coach in more than 250 security incidents. His practice focuses on privacy and security, particularly in healthcare and technology industries. His substantive technical experience and deep understanding of information security and privacy regulators’ expectations allows Nick to efficiently guide clients on compliance with emerging laws.

Mason Clark, Associate, Baker & McKenzie LLP

Mason Clark is also a member of Baker McKenzie’s Intellectual Property & Technology Practice. In addition to advising clients through complex matters involving international data privacy laws and regulations, Mason is also an experienced cybersecurity professional who can translate technical analysis from cybersecurity directors, engineers, and analysts into practical, risk-based counsel for C-suite executives responding to cybersecurity incidents. Mason frequently works with forensic investigators and law enforcement to guide clients through incident response and regulatory inquiries.


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