Conference on Global Cyber Threats: Corporate and Governmental Challenges to Protecting Private Data

April 6, 2018

The goal of the conference was to bring together academics, enforcement officials, general counsels, compliance officers, and white-collar defense lawyers to discuss how government regulators and companies can best address threats to the security of private data.

Conference Agenda: View Here

Keynote Speakers:
John Demers, Assistant Attorney General, National Security Division, U.S. Department of Justice
Jeh Charles Johnson, Partner, Paul Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, and former Secretary, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Text of Jeh Charles Johnson's speech can be viewed here.

Presentations and Panels:

Panel 1: Cybersecurity: Identifying and Responding to Next-Generation Threats
Moderator: Pablo Quiñones, Executive Director, PCCE, NYU School of Law
Panelists

  • Luke Dembosky, Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton
  • Richard T. Jacobs, Assistant Special Agent in Charge, Cyber Branch, Federal Bureau of Investigation, New York Office
  • Caroline D. Krass, Senior Vice President and General Counsel, General Insurance, and Deputy General Counsel, American International Group, Inc.
  • Edward Stroz, Co-President, Stroz Friedberg
  • Lisa Wiswell, Principal, GRIMM and Advisor, HackerOne

Panel 2: Government Regulation: Existing Responses and Remaining Concerns
Moderator: Jennifer Arlen ’86, Norma Z. Paige Professor of Law and Director, PCCE, NYU School of Law
Panelists

  • Jason Chipman, Partner, Wilmer Hale
  • Robert Cohen, Chief, Cyber Unit, Division of Enforcement, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
  • John Lynch, Chief, Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section, U.S. Department of Justice
  • Clark Russell, Deputy Bureau Chief, Bureau of Internet and Technology, New York  State Office of the Attorney General
  • David Shonka, Principal Deputy General Counsel, Federal Trade Commission

Keynote Speech: John Demers, Assistant Attorney General, National Security Division, U.S. Department of Justice

Panel 3: Cybersecurity in Networks: Implications and Lessons from SWIFT’s Customer Security Program
Moderator: Randal Milch, Faculty Co-Chair, Center for Cybersecurity, NYU School of Law
Panelists

  • Thomas Baxter, Of Counsel, Sullivan & Cromwell
  • Head of Legal, The U.K. National Cyber Security Centre
  • Stephanie Heller, Deputy General Counsel, New York Federal Reserve
  • Yawar Shah, Chairman, SWIFT and Managing Director, Citigroup, U.S.
  • Peter Tippett, Chief Executive Officer, Healthcelerate

Panel 4: Governance and Cyber Compliance
Moderator: Judith Germano, Senior Fellow, NYU Center for Cybersecurity and NYU Center on Law & Security; Adjunct Professor, NYU School of Law; Founder, GermanoLaw LLC
Panelists

  • Peter J. Beshar, Executive Vice President and General Counsel, Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.
  • Brian Cincera, Vice President, Global Information Security, Pfizer, Inc.
  • Avi Gesser, Partner, Davis Polk & Wardwell
  • Thomas Glocer, Executive Chairman, BlueVoyant LLC and Lead Director, Morgan Stanley
  • John Smith, General Counsel of Global Business Services and Vice President for Cybersecurity Law, Raytheon

Keynote Speech: Jeh Charles Johnson, Partner, Paul Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison, and former Secretary, U.S. Department of Homeland Security