Cybersecurity in The U.S. Legal Industry: Strategic Risk Management and Balancing Cyber Protection and Profit


In this webinar, presented by MSBA partner UDynamix/IKeyVault, you’ll gain an understanding of cybersecurity risk assessment, management, and access control issues. We will also discuss some real-world attacks like the recent Colonial Pipeline incident as well as risks association to law firms and why firms are a highly targeted industry from nation state threats to underground malicious threat actors. We’ll review the most common threats to firms and include the top threat actors that are targeting law firms.


Sid Sakota, Chief Information Security Officer, Clear Ridge Defense

Mr. Sakota manages the Clear Ridge Defense commercial security consulting team and is responsible for overseeing the successful execution of all commercial engagements.  Mr. Sakota is a 20-year plus Military Veteran with expertise across multiple technical disciplines including Information Technology (IT) analysis, cyber threat intelligence, and offensive and defensive cyber operations and training.  He has expertise that spans commercial, intelligence, and the DoD. In addition to enterprise security environments, Sid has extensive experience in industrial and process control systems protection, cyber and physical security programs, and operations in critical infrastructure organizations, compliance (NIST, DoD, Federal), policy, software development, test/evaluation/assessment, for regulated industries.  Sid has direct experience in defensive and offensive security tactics, techniques, and procedures specifically relating to known threat actors; technology-based countermeasures; System Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) systems; building and industrial infrastructure systems; NERC Critical Infrastructure Protection (NERC-CIP); and a number of regulatory compliance programs. Throughout his career, he has gained subject-matter expertise in areas such as threat intelligence, capability development, emergency response, disaster recovery and business continuity planning, and regulatory compliance.

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May 27, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm EDT


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Cybersecurity in The U.S. Legal Industry: Strategic Risk Management and Balancing Cyber Protection and Profit