Blair Dawson, CIPP/US, CIPP/E, CIPM with McDonald Hopkins LLC to Speak at The Knowledge Group’s Effective Data Breach Prevention and Response Event

Top Quote Blair Dawson, CIPP/US, CIPP/E, CIPM, Member with McDonald Hopkins LLC will speak at TKG's Effective Data Breach Prevention and Response: Practical Tips and Strategies scheduled for Wednesday, October 12, 2022, from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM ET. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) September 21, 2022 - The Knowledge Group, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Blair Dawson, CIPP/US, CIPP/E, CIPM, Member with McDonald Hopkins LLC will speak at its webcast entitled, “Effective Data Breach Prevention and Response: Practical Tips and Strategies.” This event is scheduled for Wednesday, October 12, 2022, from 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM ET.

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    About Blair Dawson

    Blair brings decades of insurance coverage and claims knowledge in addition to in-house and corporate experience in the financial and insurance industries and a background in responding to data security incidents to McDonald Hopkins' Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice Group. She is certified by the International Association of Privacy Professionals as an accredited Certified Information Privacy Professional/United States (CIPP/US), Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E) and Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM), and has spent more than 20 years as an attorney in Chicago, including two years as General Counsel and Senior Vice President in Insurance Management for Acrisure, LLC – one of the largest international insurance brokers in the world.

    About McDonald Hopkins LLC

    McDonald Hopkins is a business advisory and advocacy law firm. With more than 150 attorneys, six offices and over 50 service and industry teams, the firm has the expertise and knowledge to meet the growing number of legal and business challenges our clients face. For more than a decade, McDonald Hopkins’ national Data Privacy and Cybersecurity team has counseled clients in responding to over 10,000 data breaches and privacy incidents throughout the world and in nearly every industry. The 32-attorney team has counseled on more than 1,000 regulatory investigations and conducted more than 500 breach response workshops and training sessions.

    Event Summary

    As the world becomes more digitally connected, the threat of cybercrime continues to alarm organizations across the globe. The number of cybersecurity breaches proliferated in volume and complexity as new and highly sophisticated attacks are launched to target sensitive business data. Thus, regulators are ramping up their efforts to put new laws focused on cybersecurity and data protection. Enforcement activities and legal penalties for individuals carrying out cyber hacks and cybersecurity breaches also continue to intensify.

    To keep pace with the shifting landscape, businesses and practitioners must stay in the loop of the latest regulatory developments on data security laws. Moreover, they must create robust data protection programs to safeguard them against data breaches.

    In this LIVE Webcast, data privacy professionals Nick Holland (Shoosmiths LLP) and Blair Dawson (McDonald Hopkins LLC) will discuss significant updates and issues in global data breach laws. The speakers will also share the best approaches to data breach prevention and response to mitigate cyber incidents globally.

    Key topics include:
    • Latest Data Breach Laws Globally: Overview
    • Significant Enforcement Activities Surrounding Data Security
    • Proactive Measures for Cyber-Breach Prevention and Response
    • Practical Strategies to Address Cybersecurity Gaps and Blind Spots
    • What to Expect in the Year Ahead

    About The Knowledge Group

    Founded in November 2006, The Knowledge Group has been at the forefront of providing quality continuing education programs for lawyers, accountants, financial executives, risk and compliance specialists, human resources professionals, technology officers, and business consultants in a wide range of industries.

    The Knowledge Group strives to be the best-in-class provider of continuing education by bringing forth relevant content you can’t get anywhere else.

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