2022 Privacy in Practice Conference: Cybersecurity

Privacy in Practice
Friday, June 10, 2022

University of Maine School of Law
Center for Law + Innovation

The Center for Law + Innovation at the University of Maine School of Law is pleased to partner with Pierce AtwoodEaton & Peabody and IAPP to host a one day 5.75 CLE conference for only $295.

Registration is open to all professionals, lawyers and non-lawyers. 


Conference Agenda

8:30 am - 9:00 am

Coffee & Pastries (Sponsored by Eaton & Peabody)

9:00 am

Welcome: Leigh Saufley, Dean
U.S. Senator Angus King

9:45 am - 10:00 am


10:00 am - 11:25 am

Domestic and International Cybercrimes

Panel chair:
Evan Wolff, Partner - Crowell Moring

Rob Knake
, Office of the National Cyber Director
Ginny Lee
, Director, Legal, Security Business Group - Cisco

  • What is law enforcement seeing now and predicting for the future?
  • What are the areas of criminal law available to law enforcement?
  • Are there industries that are of greater interest than others – what is government doing to focus on them / assist and support them? What should they be doing for themselves (more on this in the next panel)?
  • What resources are available to victims?

11:25 am - 11:35 pm


11:35 am - 1:00 pm

Critical Infrastructure: Managing Cybersecurity Risk

Panel Chair:
Peter Guffin
Partner – Pierce Atwood

Scott Mahoney
General Counsel/Corporate Secretary - Avangrid
Neha Mudalgikar, Head of Cyber Controls -  TD Bank
Laura O’Hanlon, General Dynamics Bath Iron Works Corporation

  • What falls under the definition of “critical infrastructure”? What major cyber threats do such industries face today?
  •  What heightened regulatory obligations apply? Are there adequate frameworks and other tools businesses can use to manage cybersecurity risk?  How do they navigate shortcomings?
  • Should there be more government regulation, oversight and/or support in this area?   If so, what would you recommend?
  • What is the role, if any, of state and local government in supporting businesses with managing cybersecurity risk?

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Lunch Break

2:00 pm - 3:30 pm        

Cyber Solutions: Building the Team to Prepare and Respond to Incidents

Panel chair:
Stephenie Handler
, Director, Cybersecurity Strategy – McKinsey & Co.

Rachel Baylis
, Associate General Counsel - Capital One
Anthony Ferrante, Global Head of Cybersecurity – FTI Consulting
Harriet Pearson, Partner - Hogan Lovells

  • What are tips and guidelines for building an internal team to prevent / respond to cyber incidents
  • Workforce challenges are significant these days – where can cyber teams find talent / how do you train-up from within?
  • When and how should firms involve outside counsel in addressing cyber risks prior to an incident? What’s their highest and best use in case of a breach?


 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm     


Rita Heimes, Senior Privacy Fellow, Maine Law
This session will summarize the key points of the day and offer a final opportunity for comments and questions from the audience.



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