December 01, 2017

Updated ‘Cybersecurity Handbook’ editors to discuss evolving threat landscape at ABA lunch

WASHINGTON, Dec. 1, 2017 — As hackers increase their capability to conduct cyberattacks, attorneys must step up their risk management and cybersecurity practices. Jill Rhodes and Robert Litt, co-editors of the newly released ABA Cybersecurity Handbook, Second Edition, will discuss the extensive challenges facing lawyers, firms and business professionals at a luncheon sponsored by the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Law and National Security

What:  Lunch with editors of “The ABA Cybersecurity Handbook: Understanding the Evolving Cybersecurity Threat, Second Edition”

Friday, Dec. 8
Noon-1:30 p.m. ET

Army & Navy Club
901 17th St. NW
Washington, D.C.  20036

Jill Rhodes is vice president and chief information security officer for Option Care, Inc.  Her work includes all facets of information security governance, education, process development and technology implementation. Before moving to the private sector, Rhodes spent 20 years working in various capacities with the intelligence and national security communities of the federal government.

Robert Litt is of counsel at Morrison & Foerster, and served as the second general counsel of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence from June 2009 until January 2017. Before joining the ODNI, Litt was a partner with the law firm of Arnold and Porter, LLP. He previously worked at the Department of Justice, where he served as deputy assistant attorney general in the criminal division and as the principal associate deputy attorney general; as special advisor to the assistant secretary of state for European and Canadian Affairs; and as a U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York.

There is no charge for media covering this event, however, there is a $25 cost to include lunch. To register, please contact Jennifer Kildee at 202-662-1732 or An electronic copy of the book can be made available, free of charge, to members of the media who register and attend the luncheon.

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