Practice Area Insights — Understanding and Planning for Cybersecurity Incident Response

36 Min View By: Garylene (Gage) Javier, Romaine Marshall

With cyberattacks on the rise, every organization needs to be proactive in cybersecurity incident response planning. Such planning is essential to formulate policies to help resolve cyberattacks and meet legal obligations. In this video, two cybersecurity specialists, Garylene (Gage) Javier and Romaine Marshall, describe the current threat landscape, in which increasingly sophisticated cybercriminals treat ransomware attacks as a “business.” They walk viewers through best practices for incident response plans and recovering from an attack—highlighting how responsible governance requires understanding and planning for a robust response that will safeguard the organization.

Read more about the video’s featured speakers below:

Garylene (Gage) Javier (Privacy & Cybersecurity Associate – Crowell & Moring LLP) practices at the intersection of law, business, and technology as a member of Crowell & Moring’s Privacy & Cybersecurity Group. A Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) with a business and scientific background, she provides strategic legal and business solutions for sophisticated entities, including tech and government contracts clients, in matters associated with incident response, privacy and cybersecurity regulatory compliance, and technology-related litigation. Gage was recently appointed by the Mayor of the District of Columbia to serve as an Advisory Councilmember on the D.C. Innovation and Technology Inclusion Council.

Romaine Marshall (Shareholder, Polsinelli) helps organizations protect their data, businesses, and reputations from legal liability stemming from cybersecurity and data privacy incidents and represents them when legal actions or regulatory investigations result.  He also advises them on their legal obligations, including preventative measures they can take to manage risk and minimize legal exposure in business situations.

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