31. Forensics Investigations and Legal Theories Relating to Damages in Data Breach Class Actions

Track: 
Litigation/Expert Witness
Field of Study: 
Accounting
CPE Credit: 
1.5
Knowledge Level: 
Advanced
Prerequisite: 
Extensive forensic accounting, business valuation, or litigation knowledge or experience.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018
 
10:10AM-11:25AM

Cyber Security and Related Class Action litigation continues to be a big challenge for companies. The magnitude, frequency and cost of cyber security incidents are increasing dramatically in almost every industry. This session will foster a discussion on the cyber security litigation landscape for companies and how plaintiffs are attempting to quantify damages in cyber security litigation. Attendees will:
1. Gauge where the trends are today with cyber security litigation and what companies are thinking about
2. Learn how companies can approach mitigating the risk of breach related damages, including developing and communicating mitigation plans and establishing training programs
3. Learn how to deal with cyber security litigation, including trends in defending cyber security class action litigation