May 15, 2018

Expert discusses ‘Internet of Things’ and emerging cybersecurity risks at ABA luncheon

WASHINGTON, May 15, 2018 — While the growing number of devices connected to the “Internet of Things” improves the convenience of everyday life, it also poses cybersecurity risks. Joyce Corell, assistant director of the Supply Chain and Cyber Directorate at the National Counterintelligence and Security Center, will advise lawyers on their role in countering and preventing these dangers at a May 22 luncheon sponsored by the American Bar Association Standing Committee on Law and National Security.

Corell will explain the importance of strong supply chains, and answer several important questions, such as: How will these risks be defined and are our current policies adequate? What laws, policies and doctrines are missing? How will we guard against all the threats, whether from individual hackers operating a botnet or from state-sponsored foreign intelligence operations?

What:        
Joyce Corell on “The Internet of Things and Supply Chain:
The Next Generation of Vulnerabilities in National Security”    

When:       
Tuesday, May 22
12:30-1:45 p.m. ET

Where:      
University Club
1135 16th St. NW
Washington, D.C.  20036

There is no charge for media covering this event. To register, please contact Jennifer Kildee at 202-662-1732 or Jennifer.Kildee@americanbar.org.

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