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Environment

Views from the Chair: The intersection of cybersecurity and environment, energy, and resources practice

Among ABA President Laurel L. Bellows’ key initiatives is raising the profile of the impact on the legal profession of cyber threats, and the need to enhance our cybersecurity infrastructure, processes, and procedures, as well as to increase the legal community’s knowledge and understanding of the omnipresence of cyber threats. Formed around the fact that “[w]e live in a world where our national security is threatened by cyber terrorists, and where private enterprise is forced to respond to cyber theft of intellectual property on a daily basis,” the ABA Cybersecurity Legal Task Force has gathered experts from across globe to examine the impacts on lawyers and their practice posed by criminals, terrorists, and nations seeking to compromise personal and financial information, disrupt critical infrastructure, and to incite cyber war.