Shook Co-Hosts Miami Privacy and Data Security Law Summit

Shook, Hardy & Bacon attorneys Al Saikali, Eric Boos, Jim Feeney, Amy Foust and Camila Tobón speak at the Third Annual Privacy and Data Security Law Summit on Friday, October 14, at the University of Miami’s Newman Alumni Center. The full-day event – sponsored by Shook, Hardy & Bacon, the University of Miami School of Law and the Dade County Bar Association – features interactive sessions and panel discussions on privacy and data security law.

Saikali participates in three sessions:

• “Trends in Privacy and Data Security Law” – covering case law arising from alleged privacy violations and data breaches;

• “Working with a Forensic Expert During a Data Breach” – discussing how to evaluate, engage and work with a forensic firm before and after a breach; and

• “Emerging Trends in Technology and Their Effect on Privacy and Date Security” – Saikali moderates a panel discussion covering topics including cloud computing, the internet of things, threat intelligence gathering and ransomware.

Boos moderates two sessions and serves as a panelist in two:

• “Privacy 101 Boot Camp” – introduces participants to legal and operational issues arising from collecting, using and storing personally identifiable and proprietary information;

• “Privacy for Startups, Small, and Mid-Size Businesses” – covers challenges smaller organizations face;

• “Privacy 201: Complex Issues in Privacy and Data Security Compliance” – Boos moderates a panel on advanced privacy and data security questions; and

• “The Law Protecting Trade Secrets” – Boos moderates a panel discussing protection and recourse for trade secret information loss or theft.

Feeney moderates a session titled “Due Diligence and Contracting with Vendors,” addressing risks arising from sharing sensitive information with service providers and ways to minimize those risks.

Foust participates as a panelist in “The Law Protecting Trade Secrets,” moderated by Boos.

Tobón participates in “International Privacy Law Boot Camp,” where attendees learn about laws governing cross-border transfers of sensitive information. She also serves as a panelist for “Global Privacy Issues.”

Shook attorneys are joined by speakers from other law firms, companies and organizations.