Third Annual Cybersecurity Law Institute

May 13, 2015 —


Georgetown Law Continuing Legal Education presents the Third Annual Cybersecurity Law Institute, featuring FBI Director James B. Comey, Assistant Attorney General Leslie R. Caldwell and NSA Director Admiral Michael S. Rogers, among other notable speakers.


Wednesday, May 20, 2015 – Thursday, May 21, 2015


Georgetown University Law Center
Hart Auditorium, McDonough Hall
600 New Jersey Avenue, NW
Washington, D.C. 20001



8:00–9:30 am
10 Things You Need to Know About Cybersecurity Law
Panelists: Harriet Pearson, Hogan Lovells US LLP
Randy V. Sabett, Cooley LLP
Andrew Tannenbaum, Cybersecurity Counsel, IBM Corporation

9:45–10:00 am
Welcome and Overview

William M. Treanor, Dean, Georgetown University Law Center
Lawrence J. Center, Assistant Dean, Georgetown University Law Center

10:00–11:00 am
What’s Hot: The Latest Cyber Trends
Moderator: Luke Dembosky, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice
Panelists: Michael A. Aisenberg, Principal, Cyber Policy Counsel, The MITRE Corporation
Judith H. Germano, Senior Fellow, Center on Law & Security, Adjunct Professor, New York University School of Law; Germano Law LLC
Jeff Moss, President, DEF CON Communications

11:00 am-12:00 pm
Keynote Address: Cybersecurity Challenges in the 21st Century
James B. Comey, Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation

12:00–12:40 pm
Luncheon & Address

Leslie R. Caldwell, Assistant Attorney General, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice

1:30-2:30 pm
Concurrent Sessions
Session A: Top Cybersecurity Issues in Mergers & Acquisitions

Moderator: Christine Ricci, Senior Counsel, General Electric
Panelists: Mark Leary, Vice President and Chief Information Security Officer, Xerox Corporation
Thomas J. Smedinghoff, Locke Lord Edwards

Session B: Implications of Disruptive Technologies
Moderator: David J. McCue, President, McCue Inc.
Panelists: Robert Ames, Senior Vice President, Advanced Analytics, In-Q-Tel
David A. Bray, Chief Information Officer, Federal Communications Commission
Michele Weslander-Quaid, Global Cloud Ecosystem Community Lead

2:45–3:45 pm
Cybersecurity Risk Management in Vendor & Supply Chains

Moderator: C.M. Tokë Vandervoort, Vice President and Assistant General Counsel, Technology, Privacy and Security and Chief Privacy Officer, XO Communications, LLC
Panelists: Peter Adler, Vice President, Deputy General Counsel, and Chief Privacy Officer, SRA International, Inc.
Robert S. Metzger, Rogers Joseph O’Donnell, PC
Emile Monette, Senior Adviser for Cybersecurity and Resiliency, U.S. General Services Administration

3:45–4:45 pm
Moving to the Cloud? Ethical and Security Issues to Consider

Moderator: Maureen T. Kelly, Assistant General Counsel, Corporate Director, Enterprise Shared Services, Northrop Grumman Corporation
Panelists: John M. Facciola, (Ret.), Magistrate Judge, U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia
Dori Anne Kuchinsky, Assistant General Counsel, Litigation and Global Privacy, W.R. Grace & Co.
Nickolas B. Savage, Supervisory Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation

THURSDAY, MAY 21, 2015

9:45–10:45 am
Insider Threats & Monitoring: Privacy, Civil Liberties & Wiretap Issues
Moderator: Mary Ellen Callahan, Jenner & Block LLP
Panelists: H. Bryan Cunningham, Cunningham Levy LLP
Laura K. Donohue, Professor; Director, Center on National Security and the Law; Director, Center on Privacy and Technology, Georgetown University Law Center
Steven Kelly, Director of Cybersecurity Policy, National Security Council, The White House 

10:45–11:45 am
Global Cybersecurity Perspectives

Moderator: Catherine Lotrionte, Professor and Director, CyberProject, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University
Panelists: Emma J. Lovett, Squadron Leader, Royal Australian Air Force
Sanjay Virmani, Director, INTERPOL Digital Crime Center
Undine von Diemar, Jones Day

1:15–2:15 pm
The Emerging Law on Corporate Cyber Liability: Privacy, Data Breaches & System Failures—Oh My!

Moderator: David B. Coher, Principal, Reliability and Cybersecurity, Southern California Edison
Panelists: Jay Edelson, Edelson, LLC
Hilary Hageman, Vice President and Deputy General Counsel, CACI International Inc.
Dominique Shelton, Alston & Bird LLP

2:15–3:15 pm
Cyber Risk: Governance & Board Responsibilities

Moderator: Peter Gleason, President, National Association of Corporate Directors
Panelists: Justin G. Castillo, Head of Legal, BT Americas, Inc.
Ivan Fong, Senior Vice President, Legal Affairs and General Counsel, 3M

3:45-4:45 pm
Closing Address

Admiral Michael S. Rogers, Commander, U.S. Cyber Command; Director, National Security Agency


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Watch a live webcast of the addresses by Comey, Caldwell and Rogers here.

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