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Thomas G. Jackson to Speak as a Featured Panelist at RSA Conference 2011 in San Francisco
The partner and chair of the Technology Practice will participate in two panel presentations

Thomas Jackson, partner and chair of Phillips Nizer’s Technology Practice, will be a featured panelist at the RSA Conference 2011, a week-long event in San Francisco, CA, participating in two panel presentations at the conference on February 15 and 16.  The first, “Cloud Computing Privacy and Security,” will explore the legal, ethical and regulatory issues of cloud computing and discuss a framework for addressing them.  The second, “How to Assess the Financial Impact of Cyber Risks” will discuss the results of a study by the Internet Security Alliance and  the American National Standards Institute on why investments in cyber security are not keeping pace with the growing  enterprise-wide threats.

The “Cloud Computing Privacy and Security” panel on February 15 will discuss the past. present and future of cloud computing, with specific emphasis on the mitigation of legal and compliance risks, and provide a framework for addressing those risks.  The ethical obligations of attorneys to their clients in using and managing cloud computing will also be discussed.

On February 16, Mr. Jackson will join other members of the Internet Security Alliance on a panel on “How to Assess the Financial Impact of Cyber Risks.”  The presentation will begin with a short video followed by a role play depicting the dynamics of a cyber security attack in a corporate setting and a discussion of a framework for mitigating the risks of cyber attacks through an enterprise-wide system of risk management.

The conference will include an array of senior executives and other experts in the security technology field.