The Eighteenth Annual Canadian IT Law Association Conference

The Eighteenth Annual Canadian IT Law Association Conference is taking place in Montreal, on October 20 and 21st 2014.

I will be moderating a panel on Cybersecurity: Mitigating Business Risk on the 20th, 4:00 to 5:30pm. Speakers on the panel include Russell Cohen, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP (San Francisco), Dr. Avner Levin, Director, Privacy & Cybercrime Institute, Ryerson University (Toronto), Mark Mermelstein, Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP (Los Angeles) and Benoit-Luc St. Pierre, Manager, Management and Risk Consulting, KPMG LLP (Montréal).

Legal updates on cyberlegislation will be provided. There will also be discussions on the age of global cyber-surveillance post Edward Snowden. A review of Canada’s recent bills (C-13 and S-4) will be conducted. The implications for IT contracting practices (including vendor pushback on negotiating security), industry security standards and certifications, approaches to data loss prevention and cybersecurity insurance issues will also be addressed.

You can view the full program here and register here.



This content has been updated on October 10, 2014 at 7 h 19 min.