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

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

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

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.

Learning objectives:

  • Gauge where the trends are today with cyber security litigation and what companies are thinking about
  • Learn how companies can approach mitigating the risk of breach related damages, including developing and communicating mitigation plans and establishing training programs
  • Learn how to deal with cyber security litigation, including trends in defending cyber security class action litigation


Partner, Baker Hostetler LLP
Head of Cybersecurity, FTI Consulting. Inc.