Journal of Business & Technology Law


"Cybersecurity: Safeguarding Information in a Digital Age"
Journal of Business & Technology Law Spring Symposium

Friday, March 30, 2012, 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Ceremonial Moot Court Room, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law, 500 West Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

This symposium seeks to explore emerging issues in cybersecurity that impact business, government, and the public. Distinguished speakers from federal agencies, companies, and law firms will participate on panels that will discuss topics such as national security concerns, cybersecurity legislation, and public-private sector partnerships. Recognized speakers include Dennis Bartko, Director's Special Assistant for Cyber at the National Security Agency; Professor Michael Hicks, Director of the Maryland Cybersecurity Center; Valerie Abend, Managing Director, Information Risk Management at BNY Melon; and Randy Sabett, Counsel at ZwillGen.

Tentative Symposium Schedule

(This schedule reflects speakers confirmed as of March 22, 2012)

9:30 – 9:30 a.m. Participant check-in and continental breakfast, Law School Lobby
9:30 – 9:35 Welcome from JBTL members, Ceremonial Moot Court Room
9:35 – 10:20

Introduction to the technical issues involved in cybersecurity by Professor Michael Hicks, Director of the Maryland Cybersecurity Center, University of Maryland, College Park

10:20 – 11:50

Government/National Security Panel

Moderator: Professor Patricia Campbell, Associate Professor, University of Maryland Carey School of Law and Director, Maryland Intellectual Property Legal Resource Center

Sean Farrell,  Assistant General Counsel, National Security Law Branch, FBI Office of General Counsel

Linda Brandt, Senior Legislative Attorney, Office of General Counsel, National Security Agency

Adrian Wilairat, Associate Director, Center for Health & Homeland Security

12:00 – 1:30pm

Lunch, Krongard Board Room

Keynote Speech: Dennis Bartko, Director’s Special Assistant for Cyber, National Security Agency

1:30 – 1:45

Break, return to Ceremonial Moot Court Room

Remarks: Tina Williams, Cybersecurity Policy Advisor, Dependable Global Solutions

1:45 – 3:15

Private/Public Sector Panel

Moderator: Shannon Kellogg, Senior Director, Government Affairs & Public Policy, EMC Corporation

Valerie Abend, Managing Director, Information Risk Management, BNY Mellon

Cheri McGuire, Vice President for Global Government Affairs and Cybersecurity Policy, Symantec Corporation

Randy Sabett, Counsel, ZwillGen

Shane McGee, General Counsel & Vice President Legal Affairs, MANDIANT

3:15 – 3:30 

Closing Remarks: Professor Patricia Campbell, Associate Professor, University of Maryland Carey School of Law and Director, Maryland Intellectual Property Legal Resource Center

 

Past Symposia

Spring 2013: Social Media & The Law

Fall 2012: Business Arbitration: Redefining the Landscape of Efficient Business Practices

Spring 2012: Cybersecurity: Safeguarding Information in a Digital Age

Fall 2011: The Intersection of Sports and Business in Today's Legal Arena

Spring 2011: Confronting the Challenges of Counterfeiting in Practice and Policy.

Fall 2010: The Economic Impact of the Dodd-Frank Bill.

Spring 2010: The Future of Genetic Disease Diagnosis and Treatment: Do Patents Matter?


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