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ABA Cybersecurity Legal Task Force Events

View some of our most recent events and stay up to date on new and upcoming events! Visit our homepage to learn about cyber events across the ABA and events we may be co-sponsoring.

Florida Rule Change

Florida Bar regulators have stated that attorneys will not receive Florida credit for any ABA program, even if they self-apply; speakers will not receive Florida credit for their participation in our programs; and, self-application forms submitted by attendees or speakers will not be approved. Programs approved by Florida prior to the Florida Supreme Court Order SC 21-28 remain approved for Florida credit.

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AI in USG Contracts - June 11, 12:30pm EST

The Task Force is pleased to co-sponsor the Cybersecurity, Data Privacy & Emerging Technology Committee of the ABA Section of Public Contract Law's upcoming panel, "AI in US Government Contracts." In this webinar, panelists will discuss the recent AI executive order and OMB memo including data governance considerations in agency procurements of AI solutions. Register today

Brian Peretti Speaks to Task Force

On June 7, Brian Peretti (Deputy Chief Artificial Intelligence Officer Director & Domestic and International Cybersecurity Policy Office of Cybersecurity and Critical Infrastructure Protection at the Department of the Treasury) spoke with the Task Force. In this discussion, Mr. Peretti discussed Treasury's recent report on cybersecurity risks caused by AI in the financial sector.

Watch AI in the Legal Profession: Crash Course for Congress

On May 23, 2024, Cybersecurity Legal Task Force and Task Force on Law and Artificial Intelligence co-sponsored the Governmental Affairs Office's panel, "AI in the Legal Profession: Crash Course for Congress." Featuring CSLTF's Gage Javier and Harvey Rishikof, this panel served as a primer for policymakers, offering a concise overview of generative AI's definitions and key concept. Panelists provided expert opinions to aid Congress as it seeks to develop federal legislation to ensure the U.S. will continue to maintain and defend its position as the most innovative and industrious country in the world while preserving cherished American liberties and mitigating potential risks.

Watch The AI Trap: The Missing Guardrails for Lawyers

The AI Trap CLE

Lawyers, law firms, and academia have embraced AI in a high-profile way – with AI systems passing law school exams, reviewing evidence, and nearly actively representing a client. With the increasing ubiquity of AI systems, the legal community must consider the ethical and professional risks and responsibilities as we embrace these new technologies. Watch this distinguished panel of experts discuss how the legal community must adapt to these new systems and what lawyers must know to protect themselves, their firms, their clients, and the public.

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TIPS Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Conference - March 14-15, 2024

Join the ABA Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section for their Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Conference at Georgia State University in Atlanta, GA on March 14-15, 2024. This is third biannual conference with cutting-edge discussions on trends in technology that are pushing legal and risk management boundaries. The panels will address insecure software risks; cyber insurance application forms; implications of the use of AI and other automated technologies; trends in digital advertising; regulatory, litigation updates; ethical considerations of these trends. Registration coming soon!

Vendor Cybersecurity Webinar

Moderated by Bill Denny (Potter Anderson). Featuring Scott Bailey (N1 Discovery) and Leslie Thornton (Southwest Gas Holdings). From the Cybersecurity Legal Task Force. View the Task Force's Vendor Contracting Cybersecurity Checklist (2nd) at the link below.

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Program Recordings:

Cybersecurity, Critical Infrastructure, and the New Era of Information Sharing

Aired August 4, 2021. Moderated by Task Force Co-Chair Claudia Rast. Featuring Judge Terrence Berg (United States District Court for the Eastern District of Michigan), Christopher Peters (Entergy), and Dan Sutherland (Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency). From the Cybersecurity Legal Task Force. Co-sponsored by the Section of Environment, Energy, and Resources.

Private Sector Cybersecurity: The Changing Landscape

Aired August 3, 2021. From the Standing Committee on Law and National Security Women in National Security Law. Featuring opening remarks by Jennifer O'Connor (Chair, Women in National Security Law) and moderated by Cybersecurity Legal Task Force Co-Chair Maureen Kelly. Featuring Mieke Eoyang (Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Cyber Policy), Hilary Hageman (Cubic Corporation), Kim Peretti (Alston & Bird), and Kemba Walden (Microsoft). Co-sponsored by the ABA Cybersecurity Legal Task Force.

An Update on Supply Chain Security and Cyber - Post SolarWinds (4/16/21)

With Harvey Rishikof (Moderator), Stewart Baker, Joyce Corell, Rob Morgus, Douglas Hassebrock, and Charlie Tupitza. Sponsored by the Standing Committee on Law and National Security and the Cybersecurity Legal Task Force.

Showcase Program Materials

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