Client Cybersecurity Update: Top 10 Things to Do in the Event of a Data Breach

Alabama Law Weekly


Speaker(s) ,

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
2:00 PM-3:00 PM CST

Hardly a week passes without news of yet another large hacking or data breach, with hundreds of millions of financial, social media, e-mail, customer account, and medical records affected this year alone.

It’s not a matter of if, but when. Your clients should expect one day to be a victim of a cyber attack. So it is just as important to be prepared for the legal fallout from a cyber breach as it is to defend against one.


  • How to detect a data breach
  • How to halt a data breach
  • Which team of first responders should be pulled together immediately
  • Whether law enforcement should be involved
  • Decision-making regarding customer notice and remediation
  • How vendors should be notified or included on the team
  • How to evaluate cyber insurance and traditional insurance claims
  • When to involve a client's insurer
  • What steps should be taken right away to protect against class action or other claims
  • How HR, marketing, and PR should be utilized to keep the team, employees, and customers on message and focused on mitigation and resiliency

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