Cybersecurity Lessons from the Boardroom and C-suite to the Front Lines

November 28, 2017

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Tuesday, November 28, 20172:00 p.m.

One Liberty Plaza, 38th Floor, New York, NY 10006

Cocktail reception to follow 


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Cleary Gottlieb, K2 Intelligence and BlueteamGlobal hosted Cybersecurity Lessons from the Boardroom and C-suite to the Front Lines.


2:00 PM - Registration

2:30 PM - Opening Remarks

2:35 PM3:25 PM
Before the Call: Current Best Practices for Boards and Management to Mitigate Cyber-Risk

This interactive panel discussed key cyber-risk management developments from a legal and technical perspective, including what leaders in each of these fields are doing to manage risk and avoid common pitfalls.

Moderator: Katherine Mooney Carroll, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb


  • Admiral Mike Mullen, Board Director, General Motors and Sprint Corporation; former Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • Jim Rosenthal, CEO, BlueteamGlobal; former Chief Operating Officer, Morgan Stanley
  • Gerald Werner, Global Director of Information Security, K2 Intelligence; former Chief Information Security Architect, National Football League
  • Pamela Marcogliese, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb

3:30 PM–4:20 PM
After the Call: Managing the Regulatory and Litigation Fallout from a Breach

Through case studies, this session examined the different regulatory and litigation actions that can arise following a breach and ways in which boards and management can potentially minimize their exposure.

Moderator: Jon Kolodner, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb


  • Assistant United States Attorney Timothy T. Howard, Co-Chief, Complex Frauds & Cybercrime Unit, U.S. Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York 
  • David Shonka, Acting General Counsel, Federal Trade Commission
  • Austin Berglas, Senior Managing Director, BlueteamGlobal
  • Rahul Mukhi, Counsel, Cleary Gottlieb



4:30 PM–5:20 PM
Breakout Sessions

Option 1: Tabletop Exercise: Responding Effectively to a Cyber-Incident


  • Gerald Werner, Global Director of Information Security, K2 Intelligence; former Chief Information Security Architect, National Football League
  • Leonard Bailey, Senior Counsel for National Security in the Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section, U.S. Department of Justice
  • Alexis Collins, Senior Attorney, Cleary Gottlieb
  • Michael Krimminger, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb
  • Louise Parent, Cleary Gottlieb; former General Counsel, American Express

Option 2: The International Landscape: Complying with the EU’s GDPR and other Data Protection Regimes Outside of the United States


  • Amélie Champsaur, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb
  • Alfredo Della Monica, Vice President & Senior Counsel, US Privacy, EMEA Data Protection & Cybersecurity Oversight, American Express
  • Emmanuel Ronco, Counsel, Cleary Gottlieb 
  • Samm Sacks, Senior Fellow, Technology Policy Program, CSIS


  • Overview of key requirements in non-U.S. jurisdictions (EU, China, Russia), including extra-territorial reach
  • Practical approaches global corporations are taking to address patchwork requirements
  • Trends and new requirements on the horizon

Option 3: Protecting Yourself in M&A and Vendor Relationships: Evolving Best Practices in Contracts and Diligence



  • Cyber- and privacy-related risks associated with M&A transactions, including unknown breaches, shadow IT and vendor relationships
  • Best practices for identifying, managing and mitigating these risks, such as privacy and data security due diligence, representations and warranties and related indemnities 
  • U.S. and EU law perspectives

5:30 PM - Cocktail Reception

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