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Philly SHRM Webinar

According to FBI Director James Comey: “There are two kinds of big companies in the United States. There are those who’ve been hacked…and those who don’t know they’ve been hacked.”

HR can play an important role in protecting assets and influencing good security behaviors. HR leadership can strengthen hiring practices, tighten responses for disgruntled employees, spearhead effective employee security education, advocate regulatory compliance and exemplify good privacy practices, be a good custodian of HR data, and rise to the challenges of hiring good Cyber Security professionals.

This webinar will provide valuable information on Cyber Security, with a particular focus on how HR can play a pivotal role in prevention and the significant impact on security breaches in organizations today. Participants will be able to use this information to ensure their organizations’ are clear on their obligations and are prepared for potential threats.

Session Objectives:
Participants will understand the following:
1. Identifying Cyber Threats Facing HR
2. Understanding Supply Chain Cyber Threats
3. How HR Can Combat Cyber Threats
4. Importance of a Cybersecurity Culture
5. HR’s Role In Creating a Cybersecurity Culture

Speaker: Steven L. Caponi

Steven Caponi maintains a national litigation practice with a concentration on corporate and intellectual property matters. Mr. Caponi is the Chair of Blank Rome’s Cybersecurity & Data Privacy group. He also serves as Administrative Partner of Blank Rome’s Wilmington office.

His practice covers all facets of business litigation including:
• breach of fiduciary duty and corporate governance claims
• cybersecurity and data privacy
• merger and acquisition litigation
• patent infringement and intellectual property

As a prominent speaker and writer, Mr. Caponi is widely recognized for his practical leadership on a wide range of cybersecurity policy issues, including emerging trends, NIST Compliance, industry best practices, data breach preparedness and response, and federal and state regulation. He has become a well-known policy and substantive thought leader in the areas of cybersecurity. Mr. Caponi is sought after by national and international organizations, including the CBS Evening News, to address developments in cybersecurity and data privacy.