Cybersecurity Legal Task Force

The ABA Cybersecurity Legal Task Force serves as a clearinghouse regarding cybersecurity activities, policy proposals, advocacy, publications, and resources.

Legal Careers in Cybersecurity

Legal Careers in Cybersecurity

October 24, 2019, Washington, D.C.

Legal Careers in Cybersecurity, Privacy, and Information Law--join the ABA at Crowell & Moring to meet, network, and hear from cyber, privacy, and information law professionals and senior ABA leaders who will discuss where they started, how they arrived, and what they recommend as potential career paths. Speakers include Task Force Members Maureen Kelly and Deon Woods Bell.

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29th Annual Review of the Field of National Security Law

29th Annual Review of the Field of National Security Law

November 7-8, 2019, Washington, D.C.

Learn more about national and cybersecurity at this premier unclassified national security law conference. CLE credit and ethics credit will be requested for the conference.

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Spotlight

Spotlight

A Cybersecurity Handbook for All Attorneys and Law Firms

The State Bar of Texas reviews The ABA Cybersecurity Handbook: A Resource for Attorneys, Law Firms, and Business Professionals (2nd Ed.)

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Spotlight

Spotlight

Law Firm Cybersecurity Requirements You Never Dreamed Of

Listen for FREE to our ABA Annual Meeting panel, Law Firm Cybersecurity Requirements You Never Dreamed Of: Emerging Threats, Ethical Obligations to Clients, and Survival Tactics, featuring Ruth Hill Bro, Jill Rhodes, Lucian Pera, and Steve Wu.

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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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Cybersecurity Around the ABA

CLE: Blockchain Opportunities for Healthcare

Join the Health Law Section, 10/23 at 1:00 pm EST--what do cryptocurrencies have to do with healthcare law? From health data to revenue cycle management, the impact of blockchain technology upon healthcare is immense (and getting bigger). This program will help you learn the ins and outs of the various legal issues that are raised when blockchain meets healthcare.

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Career Event: Top 10 Reasons to be a Privacy Attorney

10/28 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Are you considering a career in privacy law? Join us for an interactive discussion with leading privacy and cyber security professionals who will share insights about their practice, the day-to-day challenges and opportunities, and how to enter this dynamic field. Lunch will be provided. Sponsored by the Section of Antitrust Law.

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WEBINAR: Protecting Your Clients’ Information: Data-Ethical and Practical Considerations

10/30 at 1:00 pm EST. This panel will discuss practical approaches to the ethical handling of personal data in today's complex technological and regulatory environment. Brought to you by the Section of Taxation.

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WEBINAR: Practicing Law Ethically in a Technological Minefield

11/5 at 1:00 pm EST. Do you ever worry about what the ethical duty of technology competence might require of you as an attorney? Take this course to explore the benefits and risks of attorneys' use of current technologies. Faculty will focus on the duty of technology competence (Rule 1.1) and confidentiality (Rule 1.6) and how to implement those ethical rules in the real world. And to further capture your attention, the session will include real-life stories of lawyers' ethical misadventures with technology. Brought to you by the Law Practice Division.

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29th Annual Review of the Field of National Security Law

November 7-8, 2019, at the Capital Hilton, this is the premier unclassified national security law conference in DC. CLE credit and ethics credit available.

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2019 Antitrust Fall Forum Tech Summit

EARLY BIRD DEADLINE: October 24th, 2019. On November 18, the Antitrust Section will present a revamped Fall Forum at a new DC location. The Tech Summit - Competition Bits and Consumer Bytes will focus on exciting technological advances in a tech conference format and style.

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CLE WEBINAR: 5G: Analyzing the Infrastructure Issues with Next Generation Wireless

11/25 at 1:00 pm EST. 5G rollout is coming quickly and, like all new wireless standards, it brings with it a vast array of issues with which to grapple. From regulating the infrastructure to concerns from the state and local perspectives, make sure you understand the issues revolving around this new wireless technology sooner rather than later.

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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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AI and Robotics National Institute

January 9-10, 2020. Join the Section of Science & Technology Law at Santa Clara University School of Law to get to grips with the dramatic legal developments of artificial intelligence and robotics and learn insider tips on tackling these in your practice.

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Section of Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Spring Conference

April 20-24, 2020--Visit Chicago and learn more about the intersection of the environment, cybersecurity and disaster at SEER's spring conference. Stay tuned for more information on how to register.

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