In this CLE, Veta T. Richardson, President & CEO of the Association of Corporate Counsel, will join Ballard Spahr attorneys Phil Yannella, Ed McAndrew, and Kim Phan to discuss the results of the ACC Foundation's recent "The State of Cybersecurity Report." The report, which was underwritten by Ballard Spahr, is the largest of its kind benchmarking study of cybersecurity preparedness. We will summarize key findings from the study and provide practical takeaways that in-house attorneys can begin implementing to enhance their overall level of cybersecurity.


  • Why in-house counsel should be thinking about cybersecurity
  • Benchmarking results for healthcare, financial, insurance, and other industries
  • Key cyber policies and procedures
  • Advice on handling data breaches from GCs and CLOs
  • Cyberinsurance
  • Trends to watch for 2016

DATE and Time

Thursday, February 18, 2016
3:00 PM – 6:00 PM


Ballard Spahr LLP
1735 Market Street, 48th Floor
Philadelphia, PA 19103


Philip N. Yannella

Privacy and Data Security Group

Edward J. McAndrew

Privacy and Data Security Group

Kim Phan

Privacy and Data Security Group

Veta T. Richardson

Association of Corporate Counsel

Stewart A. Pomerantz
Jefferies LLC

This program is approved for 1.5 PA and 1.8 NJ and NY CLE credits. Uniform Certificates of Attendance will also be available for the purpose of seeking credit in other jurisdictions.

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