Technology Seminar Series

JUN 19, 2013
JUL 17, 2013
AUG 21, 2013
SEP 18, 2013

Social Media in the Law: Learn It and Use It, or Get Out of the Way
June 19
Social media has forever altered how we share and collect information about friends and colleagues as well as people outside our professional or personal circles. And this sea change hasn't applied solely to our personal lives - businesses have been in the mix almost since day one. But have business leaders considered the ramifications of their companies' social media activity? Porter Wright attorneys Sara Jodka, Colleen Marshall, and Erin Siegfried cover these topics:

  • Vet an Applicant Through Social Media;
  • Enact a Social Media Policy That Does Not Violate the NLRA;
  • Discipline an Employee for Improper Social Media Use;
  • Other Social Media Blunders and How to Avoid Trouble;
  • Preserve/Obtain Social Media for Litigation; and
  • Meet Fair Disclosure Through Social Media: the SEC and FTC.

Cloud Computing and Outsourcing in the U.S. and Across Borders
July 17
Everyone seems to be moving to the cloud. But before you jump on the bandwagon, do your homework. Your company's information is one of your most valuable assets - keep it safe. Speakers Donna Ruscitti, Jeremy Logsdon and Jay Yurkiw will discuss analyzing the business case for cloud computing, conducting a thorough risk assessment, developing and implementing a cloud strategy, negotiating key contract provisions, fulfilling e-discovery requirements, and ensuring your business is able to gain direct access your data when you need it.

Topics include:

  • The business case for cloud computing
  • Defining the cloud
  • Risk assessment
    • Personal data - privacy law & security standards
    • Corporate data - security standards
  • Big issues in contract negotiation
  • E-discovery considerations

Thinking Through BYOD
Aug. 21
Businesses are addressing the risks posed by mobile devices in the workplace. Is BYOD the answer? Numerous businesses subscribe to a "bring your own device" methodology, but there are numerous issues to work through. Porter Wright attorneys Brian Hall and Christina Hultsch along with Michael Morabito, Senior Security and Policy Architect for Cardinal Health, will discuss several aspects of understanding and addressing the impacts of BYOD on businesses operations and data security.

Corporate Data Security: Current Vulnerabilities and Proactive Practices
Sept. 18
Porter Wright's Sept. 18 seminar featuring Robert White, Supervisory Special Agent, Cyber and Technical Services, FBI; and Justin Root, Special Agent, Bureau of Criminal Investigation and Identification, Ohio Attorney General.

Topics include:

  • Current attacks, vulnerabilities
  • Advanced persistent threat (APT)
  • Emerging threats
  • Corporate best and worst practices
  • Law enforcement reports