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U.S. Attorney’s Office – DNJ hosts Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Symposium

November 13, 2014

On November 13, 2014, the US Attorney’s Office for the District of New  Jersey and the Gibbons Institute at Seton Hall Law School hosted a Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Symposium at Seton Hall Law School.

Over 250 representatives from the public and private sector interested in cyber security heard four thought provoking panels: (1) The Current Threat Landscape - A View from the Field; (2) Protecting Intellectual Property Rights; (3) Confronting National Security Cyber Threats; and (4) Working with Law Enforcement.  The day culminated in an audience participated  hypothetical response to news of a data breach. 

Symposium participants consisted of executives from Fortune 500 companies including  retail,  pharmaceutical and healthcare industries agencies, think tank analysts, cybersecurity specialists, corporate counsels and government attorneys.

 

The U.S. Attorney’s Office

District of New Jersey
2014 Computer Crime and

Intellectual Property Symposium

November 13, 2014

At Seton Hall University School of Law

 

 

AGENDA

8:30 – 9:00

Registration and Coffee

 

9:00 – 9:45

Welcoming Remarks

Patrick E. Hobbs,
Dean, Seton Hall University
School of Law

 

Paul J. Fishman,

U.S. Attorney for the
District of New Jersey

 

Aaron T. Ford,
Special Agent in Charge,
FBI – Newark Division

 

Carl Agnelli,
Acting Special Agent in Charge, United States Secret Service – Newark Field Office

9:45 – 11:00

Panel #1

The Current Threat Landscape A View from the Field

Panelists include first responders, investigators, and legal counsel, from both private industry and law enforcement, who deal with data breaches, the theft of personal identifying information, and cybercriminals on a daily basis.  Gain insight as to types of security weaknesses (both low-tech and high-tech) cybercriminals look to exploit, the types of data they look for (not just credit card data), and the way in which certain companies become targets of an attack.  Walk away with takeaways on how to best protect your clients’ sensitive data. 

11:00 – 11:15

Break 

 

11:15 – 12:30

Panel #2

Protecting Intellectual Property Rights

Intellectual property is an important part of the United States’ economy.  Effective prosecution of intellectual property crime, however, requires substantial and swift assistance from its victims.  This panel will explore: 1) the types of threats facing corporations today with respect to their intellectual property; 2) best practices for safeguarding intellectual property; and 3) what to do in cases where a theft of intellectual property is detected.

12:30 -1:15

Lunch

 

1:15 – 2:30

Panel #3

Confronting National Security Cyber Threats

 

This panel will explore the threats to U.S. networks posed by actors seeking to conduct espionage, damage critical systems, and steal valuable data in order to benefit foreign governments and their proxies.  Experts from inside and outside the government will address responses to these threats and the value of engagement between companies and government agencies. 

2:30 – 2:45

Break                                  

 

2:45 – 4:00

Panel #4

Working with
Law Enforcement

This panel will address the importance of engaging with law enforcement personnel and prosecutors ahead of and in response to computer and IP-related crimes.  Experienced prosecutors, legal counsel, and investigators will discuss commonly raised concerns and best practices for working together to confront the spectrum of threats that businesses face from malicious actors.

 

 

Panel #1

The Current Threat Landscape – A View from the Field

Panelists

David Damato, Managing Director, Mandiant

Erez Liebermann, Vice President & Senior Counsel, Prudential Financial, Corporate Investigations Division

James Mottola, Partner, Creative Solutions Investigative Services

Matthew O’Neill, Special Agent, United States Secret Service, New Hampshire Field Office

Grayson Lenik, Principal Security Consultant, Nuix

John Szydlik, Special Agent, United States Secret Service, Cyber Intelligence Section

Moderator

Andrew S. Pak, Assistant U.S. Attorney & Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property Coordinator, USAO, DNJ

 

Panel #2

Protecting Intellectual Property Rights

Panelists

Joseph DeMarco, Partner, Devore & DeMarco

Daniel Dovdovany, Assistant General Counsel, Sanofi Aventis

Mark J. Schildkraut, Senior Intellectual Property Counsel, Becton Dickinson and Company

Evan Williams, Senior Counsel, Computer Crime & Intellectual Property Section, DOJ

Brett Yeager, Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Newark Division

Moderator

Gurbir S. Grewal, Assistant U.S. Attorney & Chief, Economic Crimes Unit, USAO, DNJ

 

Panel #3

Confronting National Security Cyber Threats

Panelists

Steven Chabinsky, Vice President of Legal Affairs, General Counsel, & Chief Risk Officer CrowdStrike

Adam Hickey, Acting Deputy Chief for Cyber, Counterespionage Section, National Security Division, DOJ

Adam Karcher, Deputy Director, National Cyber Investigative Joint Task Force

Adam Segal,  Maurice R. Greenberg Senior Fellow in China Studies & Director of the Program on Digital and Cyberspace Policy Council on Foreign Relations

Moderator

L. Judson Welle
Assistant U.S. Attorney &
National Security Cyber Specialist, USAO, DNJ

 

Panel #4

Working with Law Enforcement

Panelists

Jenny Durkan, Former U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Washington

Teresa Wynn Roseborough, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, & Corporate Secretary The Home Depot

Timothy P. Ryan, Managing Director, Cyber Security and Investigations Lead, Kroll Inc.

Lisa J. Sotto, Partner, Hunton & Williams LLP

Moderator

Paul J. Fishman, U.S. Attorney for the District of New Jersey

 

 

 

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