Emily and Keith explain the cutting edge issues you will want to understand as your organizations grapple with meeting the legal standards for information security and compliance, and investigate what resources your cyber-risk strategy requires during potential security incidents to be Cyber Resilient and mitigate the impact of such incidents. These areas can be a confusing maze and are fraught with ambiguity, so come prepared to ask tough questions. Emily and Keith look forward to an engaging and interactive session designed to provide you with practical insights about how other stakeholders within your organization may view issues related to cyber-security and data breaches.
- Key measurements for infosec legal compliance
- Necessary (non-IT) resources for a cyber-incident
- Board and management viewpoints on cyber-security
About Emily Duke
Emily is the founder of CyberSmart® Law, a specialized law firm focusing on the needs of small and medium-sized organizations in the areas of legal data protection obligations, data risk and breaches, and protection of trade secrets. Emily consults with organizations to understand their compliance obligations, identify vulnerabilities and compliance gaps, and take steps to mitigate their risk of brand-destroying data breaches or insider theft. Emily welcomes collaboration with organizations’ IT teams and consultants.
Emily is currently an adjunct professor at the U of M Law School, teaching cyber-security law, and Mitchell Hamline School of Law’s Cybersecurity and Privacy Law Certificate program. She has been recognized as a rising star for 4 years and was the 2005 recipient of the National Association of Women Business Owners Woman of Achievement Award. Emily received her J.D. in 1994 from Harvard Law School and holds an undergraduate degree in Economics from Yale University.
About Keith Burkhardt
L. Keith Burkhardt, Vice President is responsible for Kraus-Anderson’s agency growth strategies including product development throughout all market sectors, for talent acquisition and M&A. recently, Keith has developed Cyber Risk Strategies for the Agency Customers that unites Cyber Security Vendors, the FBI, and Insurance. He was recently quoted ‘…It’s gotten to the point where a company’s data may be more valuable than the company itself. Much of the insurance industry is just starting to deal with this fact…
Previously Keith was regional managing director of Wells Fargo Insurance Services, leading its 22 Upper Midwest operations and Minneapolis office for 9 years. He also served as managing director of Bloomington-based Acordia, and as senior vice president of Memphis-based Sedgwick. Burkhardt earned a B.A. in Economics from Southern Methodist University (SMU) and a B.B.A. in Finance from SMU – Cox School of Business.