Please join Ballard Spahr's Privacy and Data Security Group for our annual half-day cybersecurity summit, which will bring together cybersecurity thought leaders from multiple disciplines to discuss key cybersecurity issues facing Colorado businesses, including important new state and international regulations.

The summit will be hosted live at Ballard Spahr's Denver office, and there is no cost to attend. The program is being offered as a webinar for those who cannot attend in person. Breakfast will be provided by Noosa Yoghurt.


Panel 1: Outside Our Borders: How New Laws Will Affect Businesses

Panelists will provide an update on GDPR following its May 2018 compliance deadline, discuss the new California Privacy Protection Act of 2018, and review notable changes to state breach notification laws.

  • Edward J. McAndrew, Partner and Co-Practice Leader of the Privacy and Data Security Group, Ballard Spahr
  • David M. Stauss, CIPP/US, CIPT, Partner, Ballard Spahr
  • Malia K. Rogers, Associate, Ballard Spahr

Panel 2: The End of the "See No Evil" Approach to Vendor Management

Panelists will discuss how new laws and practical realities are changing how businesses can and must mitigate vendor risks. Topics will include operational disruption, supply chain risks, code repositories, and concrete steps companies can take to protect themselves.

  • Douglas Brush, Director of Cyber Investigations, Kivu Consulting, Inc.
  • Timothy Burke, Director of Cyber Risk, IMA, Inc.
  • Gregory P. Szewczyk, CIPP/US, Associate, Ballard Spahr

Panel 3: Perspectives from the Enforcers: The New Colorado Cybersecurity Law

Panelists will discuss Colorado’s new cybersecurity law, which goes into effect on September 1, 2018. Topics will include why the law was enacted, the intent behind certain statutory provisions, and how entities doing business in Colorado should expect the law to be enforced.

  • Alissa Gardenswartz, Deputy Attorney General, Colorado Attorney General’s Office
  • Jennifer Anderson, Former Director of Legislative Affairs, Colorado Attorney General’s Office
  • David M. Stauss, CIPP/US, CIPT, Partner, Ballard Spahr

Date & TIme

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
8:00 AM - 12:00 PM MT


Ballard Spahr
1225 17th St.
First Floor Conference Room
Denver, CO 80202-5596 

3.0 CLE and IAPP CPE credits are pending. Uniform Certificates of Attendance will also be made available for the purpose of seeking CLE credit in other jurisdictions.

Please register at least two days before the program. Login details for the webinar will be sent to all approved registrants. For more information, contact Lisa Prickril at


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