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Webinar: Compliance Checkup: NY DFS Cybersecurity Regulations

August 7, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT

Speakers: Damian J. Privitera, William J. Roberts

August 7, 2018
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EDT


Regulatory compliance and data privacy and security are often cited as two of the top priorities for corporate counsel. Complying with the “first-in-the-nation” cybersecurity regulations passed by the New York Department of Financial Services last year combines those two priorities into one challenging corporate endeavor. With transitional periods, exemptions, and effective dates of different sections of the regulations phasing in over the next several years, entities subject to these regulations are currently in the midst of, and must remain engaged in compliance efforts. In this program, Shipman & Goodwin attorneys William Roberts and Damian Privitera will provide an overview of the regulations and compliance strategies and discuss data privacy and security programs more generally.

Topics will include:

  • Scope of regulations and regulated entities;
  • Limited exemptions, affiliates, third party service providers;
  • Currently effective sections of the regulations that require compliance and self-checkups to ensure compliance;
  • Preparing for sections of the regulations that become effective and require compliance by September 2018, including encryption, audit trails, application security, limitations on data retention, and training and monitoring of authorized users;
  • Identifying gaps in your cybersecurity program and policies, and steps to take to come into compliance;
  • Meeting reporting deadlines and approaches to annual Certifications of Compliance.

Who Should Attend: C-Suite Executives, Legal Counsel and IT Personnel in the Insurance and Financial Services Industries

This CLE program has been approved in accordance with the requirements of the New York CLE Board for a maximum of 1.0 credit hour, of which 1.0 can be applied toward the Professional Practice requirement. This program is appropriate for both transitional and nontransitional attorneys.

Neither the Connecticut Judicial Branch nor the Commission on Minimum Continuing Legal Education approves or accredits CLE providers or activities. It is the opinion of this provider that this activity qualifies for up to one hour toward your annual CLE requirement in Connecticut, including zero hour(s) of ethics/professionalism.

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