Metropolitan Corporate Counsel Releases Special Section on Cybersecurity

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Each time we compile a special section on cybersecurity, we're struck by how many new developments there are. This package of six articles should showcase the point.


Metropolitan Corporate Counsel is pleased to announce the publication of our Special Section dedicated to Cybersecurity.

Each time we compile a special section on cybersecurity, we’re struck by how many new developments there are. This package of six articles should showcase the point. Leading off the section is Akin Gump's Michelle Reed, who offers an analysis of the New York Department of Financial Service's new regulations. A number of the articles pay particular attention to assessing and reducing risk. Additionally, Joshua Gold of Anderson Kill provides a warning on the pitfalls when purchasing cyber insurance and an exhortation on how in-house lawyers can play a larger role in this area. We hear from IBM's first chief cybersecurity counsel, as well as AlixPartners' Gretchen Ruck, who discusses how companies should prepare for ransomware and emphasizes the need for dialogue about cybersecurity to reach the C-suite level.

About Metropolitan Corporate Counsel
Metropolitan Corporate Counsel, an integrated digital and print media platform, is celebrating its 25th year of providing cutting-edge news and analysis to corporate law departments, executives and board members in 2018. Founded by Al Driver, former General Counsel of JC Penney, who served as editor, and Martha Driver, a former top financial executive with TIAA-CREF, who served as publisher, MCC was purchased in 2014 by Law Business Media, which is co-owned by Kristin Calve and Joe Calve, both former ALM executives. At ALM, Kristin helped develop and launch the Daily Deal and VerdictSearch, and she has held key leadership positions at other media companies, including A&E / the History Channel International. She is the founder of Topstone Angels, which focuses on funding and advising early-stage companies. At ALM Joe served as editor of the Connecticut Law Tribune, editor and publisher of Texas Lawyer, where he ran the largest legal technology event in the Southwest, and as a vice president was responsible for, among other properties, The National Law Journal. Since leaving ALM, he has served as chief marketing officer and head of business development for four Am Law 100 firms: White & Case, Proskauer, MoFo and, currently, 1,000-lawyer McGuireWoods.

About Law Business Media
Founded in 2014, Law Business Media, an integrated global digital and print media and marketing company, purchased Metropolitan Corporate Counsel and as the first step in the development of a global legal media and marketing platform which now also includes the online publications In-House Ops and In-House Tech. The company partners on content development and distribution, webinars and live events, and research and analysis with many of the world’s leading law firms and other service providers focused on corporate law departments, including Clifford Chance, Weil Gotshal, Jones Day, Fish & Richardson, the National Association of Corporate Directors, KPMG, iDiscovery Solutions, LexisLexis-Nexis and FRONTEO.

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