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Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Roundtable

May 1, 2019
Arnold & Porter Seminar

On May 1, 2019, Arnold & Porter and Treliant hosted a discussion of critical cybersecurity and data privacy risks and practical considerations affecting portfolio management companies, private equity funds and other investment and financial services firms. The featured speaker at the event was John Brennan, Former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (2013 – 2017) and current member of Treliant's Board of Directors.

Our speakers provided an overview of the current cybersecurity threat landscape and discussed the risks it presents for financial services firms, including regulatory compliance, litigation and reputational risks. The speakers reviewed the evolving data protection legal framework governing financial services firms and provided insights into the types of cyberattacks and information security incidents such firms may encounter. The session also offered guidance regarding best practices for responding to such attacks and incidents, and on the internal controls and corporate governance mechanisms that should be in place to manage risks related to cybersecurity and data privacy.

Specific Topics

  • Cybersecurity and data privacy threat landscape and risk management trends
  • Navigating regulatory, enforcement, litigation and oversight risks
  • Understanding data privacy regimes, including the EU GDPR and the California Consumer Privacy Act
  • Best practices for cybersecurity and data privacy disclosures
  • Preparing for and responding to an information security incident
  • Investor due diligence and third-party risk-management practices

Featured Speaker

  • John O. Brennan, Former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency; Independent Member of Treliant's Board of Directors

Meet the Speakers

Paul J. Fishman
Arnold & Porter
Michael A. Mancusi
Arnold & Porter
Nancy L. Perkins
Arnold & Porter
Anthony Raglani
Arnold & Porter