Cybersecurity Legal Task Force

The task force examines risks posed by criminals, terrorists and nations that hope to steal personal and financial information, disrupt critical infrastructure, and wage a new kind of warfare on a battlefield of ones and zeros.

Shaping our Future: Top Tech Company Lawyers Speak Out (8/9, 10:00 am -11:30 am PST, San Francisco, CA)

Annual Meeting Showcase presented by the Section of Science & Technology Law and Co-Sponsored by the Cybersecurity Legal Task Force--Lyft, Microsoft and Oracle. Some of the revolutionary tech companies continually in the news, not only for their ground-breaking technological advances, but also for shaping the way we think about privacy, philanthropy and a plethora of cutting-edge legal issues, from AI to autonomous driving cars. These companies also have been leading the way on innovative policies to encourage diversity in the work place. In this roundtable, we will explore with these tech legal visionaries, how they perceive their roles in shaping socially responsible policies, addressing cutting-edge areas of the law and anticipating future challenges. Confirmed panelists include: Moderator: Heather Rafter, RafterMarsh US, Silicon Valley, CA Speakers: Dorian Daley, Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary, Oracle Corporation, San Francisco, CA Kristin Sverchek, General Counsel, Lyft, Inc. Dev Stahlkopf, Corporate Vice President and General Counsel, Microsoft, San Francisco, CA

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Cybersecurity Around the ABA

WEBINAR: The Impact of EU Competition Enforcement on International Franchise Systems

Join the Forum on Franchising on July 16 for a discussion on on the application of competition laws to franchise networks globally- also includes information on internet platform restrictions, horizontal and vertical data sharing, and the use of pricing algorithms.

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CLE: Biometric Identifiers and Technology: Privacy and Security

Illinois's Biometric Information Privacy Act--BIPA--has become a central piece of legislation influencing other states and impacting businesses in every sphere. Do you know how BIPA and other similar state laws work? Join the Section of Science and Technology Law and the Health Law Section on July 25 to learn what you need to know.

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WEBINAR: Encryption for Lawyers: Fulfilling Your Ethical Duties

Are we now at the point where all attorneys should understand encryption and have it available for use where appropriate? The Law Practice Division is hosting this hands-on discussion on encryption on July 25.

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Anti-Trust Global Seminar Series: Tel Aviv

Sponsored by the Section of Antitrust Law, click below to learn more about this 9/4 in-person conference on cybersecurity and competition in digital markets.

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The Criminal Justice Eighth Annual London White Collar Crime Institute

The Criminal Justice Section is sponsoring this forum touching on cybersecurity and cyber crisis topics, 10/14-10/15.

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7-PART WEBINAR SERIES: SciTech Focus on Blockchain

Join the Section of Science and Technology and us as co-sponsors for this 7-part webinar series on blockchain technology legal challenges, November 29-May 15. Stay tuned for more information.

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CLE: Blockchain and Real Estate--An Introduction in the Language of Real Estate Lawyers

Join the Section of Real Property, Trust, and Estate Law on July 10 for a CLE illustrating the direct application of block chain to real estate.

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Vendor Contracting Project: Cybersecurity Checklist

View our Vendor Contracting Checklist, in partnership with the U.S. Department of the Treasury.

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ABA Journal Series: 'Digital Dangers'

Learn more about cyber topics lawyers need to know, from practice management tips on cyber insurance to questions about decrypting digital evidence.

A joint production of the ABA Journal and the ABA Cybersecurity Legal Task Force.

Message from Past President Laurel Bellows

"We live In a world where our national security is threatened by cyberterrorists, and where private enterprise is forced to respond to cybertheft of intellectual property on a daily basis. The ABA Cybersecurity Legal Task Force is examining risks posed by criminals, terrorists and nations that seek to steal personal and financial information, disrupt critical infrastructure, and wage cyberwar. When our national security and economy are threatened, lawyers will not stand on the sidelines."- Laurel Bellows Past President, American Bar Association