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Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Seminar, Mankato

Tuesday, October 29, 2019
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Country Inn & Suites
1900 Premier Drive
Mankato, MN 56001

Gislason & Hunter LLP and Eide Bailly invite you and your colleagues to attend a complimentary seminar on Data Privacy and Cybersecurity on Tuesday, October 29 at Country Inn & Suites.

This seminar will discuss the state and federal law requirements and proposed legislation in regard to data security. Legal and financial perspectives will be presented on:

  • How to identify a security breach
  • Common pitfalls when responding to a breech/incident
  • Legal ramifications of a breach and protocols to put in place
  • Financial ramifications of a breach and protocols to put in place

Participants will leave the seminar with the tools to put together a privacy and cybersecurity plan that includes insurance considerations, media plans and internal training programs.


8:00 – 8:30 am – Registration and Breakfast

8:30 am – 9:30 am – Why is it important?

  • Example story about data privacy
  • Example story about cyber security breach
  • State and Federal law requirements and proposed legislation

9:30 – 9:40 am – Break

9:40 – 10:10 am – Data Privacy

  • What “Personal Information” is protected
  • Who must comply
  • Disclosure requirements
  • Prohibition/limitation on Data Sale: Opt-In / Opt-Out Right
  • Data Access/Deletion rights

10:10 – 10:40 am – “It’s not if, but when it happens to you.”

  • Common pitfalls when reacting to a breach/ incident
    • Assess the situation
    • Minimize the damage
    • Gather forensic data from the affected system(s)
  • Notify authorities
  • The cost of a breech
  • Things NOT to do
  • Table cards that outline what a business owner can do today when it comes to being prepared for this type of business interruption

10:40 – 10:50 am – Break

10:50 – 11:30 am – Proactive Panel

  • Discussion on ways to be proactive when it comes to cybersecurity:
    • Security breach liability
    • Generally recognized and accepted security standards
    • Importance of having a plan
    • Creating a play book
      • Identifying critical assets
    • Implementing appropriate administrative, technical, and physical safeguards to protect assets
    • Insurance policies
      • Types of plans to consider
      • How to vet out insurance providers
    • Data security policy in place/ legal authorizations needed to monitor user activity
    • Chief Data Privacy/Security Officer
    • Training and education for everyone

11:30 – 11:45 am – Q&A