Cyber Security Basics for Attorneys

$25.00 $15.00

Practicing attorneys in California are often asked to review wills and trusts prepared for their clients by people who are not familiar with the process, e.g. retirement planners. Much of the time, there are no problems. However, as Donald Gravalec has found in over 30 years of practice, there is a potential for serious problems for the client in this area of the law.
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The course offers 1 hour of CA Bar-Approved general MCLA credit

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Cyber security threats and incidents continue to grow more serious, affecting businesses and public sector entities. Attorneys need to understand the evolving nature of the cyber threat. Security issues have an impact on their clients’ businesses. Law firms themselves are vulnerable. And, new ethics rules mandate familiarity with security and information technology. This course provides an overview of today’s major cyber threats, how they work, and what can be done to defend against them.


About the Instructor

Hugh Taylor is a Certified Information Security Manager (CISM) who has written about cybersecurity, compliance and enterprise technology for such clients as Microsoft, IBM, SAP, HPE, Oracle, Google and Advanced Micro Devices. Previously, he served in executive roles at Microsoft, IBM and several venture-backed technology startups. He has been a lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley’s Law School and Graduate School of Information. He earned his AB, Magna Cum Laude from Harvard College in 1988 and his MBA from Harvard Business School in 1992. He lives in Cleveland, Ohio. Prior to working in the technology field, Hugh was a producer of TV movies.