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If/When Jun 30, 2020

Cybersecurity: The Benefits of Organizational Maturity

Show Contributors: Michael Morgan, Susan Howard, Paul Thies


How well do you really understand the potential exposure to your data? Do you know where the dangers come from? If you’re a large organization, you’re a lucrative target for cyber criminals, as well as at risk for regulatory fines and class action lawsuits. What can you do? In this episode of If/When we will be discussing cybersecurity with Michael Morgan, Partner in the Global Privacy and Cybersecurity Practice at McDermott Will & Emery, and Susan Howard, Director of Federal Industrial Controls Systems (ICS) cybersecurity at Jacobs.

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Michael Morgan is recognized as one of America’s leading lawyers in cybersecurity. He has guided clients through some of the largest and most complex data breaches involving more than 50 million records and incidents affecting persons in over 100 countries around the world. He counsels clients on compliance with U.S. and international regulations relating to cybersecurity and data privacy, including compliance with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation and China’s Network Security Law.

Susan Howard's remit in her role at Jacobs includes cybersecurity consulting for transportation, utilities, and the U.S .Department of Defense with a focus on governance, risk, and compliance, risk assessments, vulnerability assessments and design oversight. Susan has a multidisciplinary skillset in cybersecurity compliance, secure network design, software engineering, industrial control systems, technology management, product development and telecommunications, with global experience in China, Taiwan, Europe, Israel, India and South America.