MELBOURNE: Association of Corporate Counsel (VIC) and Piper Alderman | Cyber security: to pay or not to pay a ransom demand

Complimentary

Event date: 05 June 2024

Time: 4:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Timezone: UTC +10 AEST

CPD points: 1 point - Practice Management and Business Skills

Contact email: [email protected]

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Imagine this… Your computer is frozen. A strange message comes up on the screen. You receive a call from the Head of IT that there has been a cyber-attack on your organisation and there is a ransom demand. Your phone starts ringing from multiple stakeholders in the business… what do you now?

As in-house counsel for your organisation, your next steps in this complex decision-making process surrounding cyber-attacks and ransom payments are critical for your business.

Our panel of experts will discuss:

Legal considerations: Delve into the legal ramifications of responding to ransom demands, exploring the regulatory landscape and compliance requirements.

Ethical dilemmas: Navigate the ethical nuances of paying or refraining from paying a ransom, examining the broader implications for corporate responsibility.

Practical strategies: Gain insights into proactive cybersecurity strategies aimed at preventing and mitigating the impact of ransomware attacks.

This discussion promises to be a comprehensive exploration of the multifaceted aspects surrounding ransom demands, providing attendees with valuable perspectives and actionable strategies.

Join the ACC Victoria Committee and your fellow ACC members for this event, followed by networking drinks and canapés, hosted by Piper Alderman.

The workshop is open to all organisations, excluding other legal service providers.

Panellists

Raymond Loh

Panel

Product Leader of Cyber, Australia,

International Financial Lines, AXA XL


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Brendan Read

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KordaMentha


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Craig Subocz

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Piper Alderman


+61 3 8665 5543

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Steven Pettigrove

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Piper Alderman


+61 3 8665 5535

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Moderator

Vanessa Reinehr

Moderator

Legal Counsel

RMIT


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