ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Businesses are under increasing threat of cyber attack and often lack the requisite intelligence to mitigate risk by proactively addressing issues that could lead to significant regulatory liability and financial impacts. The Everyday Challenge: On the Offensive for Cyber Threats brings together top security advisors to help businesses prepare for the threats to their operations and reputation. The afternoon event, which is part of the Bloomberg Next series, takes place the afternoon of Thursday, November 17 at the Washington, D.C. offices of Bloomberg Government and is underwritten by Navigant. For additional event and registration information, visit http://www.bloombergnext.com/everyday-challenge.
"Business leaders cannot afford to get caught flatfooted when it comes to cyber attacks, which continue to increase in frequency and severity and affect a range of organizations," said Mike MacKay, President, Cross Platform Division, Bloomberg BNA. "Those individuals responsible for counseling organizations on cyber-related issues should attend this event to hear how they can best prepare for the possible impacts from cyber threats."
A keynote interview with Scott Smith, the Assistant Director of the FBI's Cyber Division and Dr. Gregory Treverton, Chairman of the National Intelligence Council, kicks off the event. The event will provide an overview of the enforcement and regulatory priorities in 2017 and what impact that will have on companies. The afternoon will also feature a roundtable where attendees will hear best practices to share with corporate management and Boards of Directors in order to be prepared for a potential incident.
Event participants include:
- Robert E. Anderson, Jr., Managing Director, Global Legal Technology Solutions Practice Leader – Information Security, Navigant
- Erik Feig, General Counsel, MRIS
- Catherine Lotrionte, Director, Institute for Law, Science & Global Security, Georgetown University
- Kevin Moriarty, Attorney, Division of Privacy and Identity Protection, Bureau of Consumer Protection, Federal Trade Commission
- Harriett Pearson, Partner, Hogan Lovells
- Paul Wood, Chief Risk & Compliance Officer, Bloomberg LP
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