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Georgetown Conference Highlights Cybersecurity Challenges

  • "Spear-phishing" and BYOD were among the biggest concerns, as enterprises try to re-imagine their models for keeping data and communications secure.
  • No Jitter
  • 5/30/2013
  • Justin Castillo
Most continuing legal education seminars are dull affairs involving lawyers and "talking head" lectures.  But last week's Cybersecurity Law Institute at the Georgetown University Law Center was no ordinary event; not only did it get the Wall Street Journal's attention, it attracted an unusually diverse group of attendees, including CIOs, CISOs, and government officials.  The cornerstone of the two-day seminar was a lively simulation of the C-suite struggling to cope with a recently-discovered data breach that graphically highlighted the challenges of managing such a breach.

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