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Ransomware: A Massive and Paralyzing Cyber Threat Facing Organizations in 2019

February 20, 2019 |  12 - 1:30 p.m.

Douglas Hemminghaus
Douglas Hemminghaus

 

  Douglas Hemminghaus is the Assistant Special Agent in Charge, National Security Breach for the Federal Bureau of Investigations.  He began his career with the FBI in 1996. Assigned to the Miami Division, he first worked on the HIDTA Squad working Columbian drug trafficking and money laundering matters. He later investigated Eurasian Organized Crime on the multi-agency Odessa Task Force. In August 2003, Hemminghaus was promoted to Supervisory Special Agent in the Counterterrorism Division’s Communications Analysis Unit (CAU).  He was named to a field supervisory special agent position in the Columbia Division in March 2006 where he supervised the division’s counterintelligence/cyber squad and technical programs. He was promoted to his current position in May 2011as the National Security/Cyber Assistant Special Agent in Charge.


 Jim Jaeger
Jim Jaeger

 

Jim Jaeger is the Chief Cyber Strategist for Arete Advisors. He has over thirty years of technical and leadership experience in both the federal government and industry. He has led incident response and forensic investigations into some of the largest cyber breaches to impact the US. Jaeger also has a great deal of experience with cybersecurity gained during his tenure with the US Air Force and the National Security Agency. He retired from the Air Force as a Brigadier General in 1997. Jaeger established and led General Dynamics’ government and commercial cyber defense and forensics business practice, where he personally directed investigations into some of the largest and most complex network intrusions in world history. He has worked closely with the Department of Justice (DOJ), the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and United States Secret Service (USSS) on these investigations. He is frequently called on to brief federal regulatory bodies such as the Federal Reserve, Federal Trade Commission (FTC), Office of the Comptroller and Currency (OCC), and the British Financial Services Authority.

 Abigail Oliver
Abigail Oliver

 

Abigail Oliver is an Assistant Vice President of Underwriting at AXIS Capital, where she specializes in Cyber, Media, Technology E&O and Miscellaneous Professional liability coverages.  She leads the National Account Underwriting Group which accounts for Insureds with more than $1B in revenues.  She is also involved with numerous underwriting associations and peer groups, including the University of South Carolina School of Law’s Cybersecurity Legal Task Force.  She has been in the industry for 9 years and is located in New York, NY.

Karen Painter Randall
Karen Painter Randall

 

Karen Painter Randall is a Partner and Certified Civil Trial attorney at Connell Foley LLP in New Jersey, where she serves as Chair of the firm’s Cybersecurity and Data Privacy practice group. Randall has an extensive background counseling lawyers and law firms, health care entities, financial institutions, educational facilities, transportation and retail clients on information security laws and regulations, including GDPR, and providing proactive plans to address the myriad industry cyber risks they each face. She serves as a "breach response coach" across various industries, as well as for cyber insurance carriers, and offers strategic solutions related to post-breach matters including statutory consumer notification requirements, class action litigation, regulatory compliance and enforcement actions, forensics investigation and remediation. She also represents businesses in all facets of information security preparedness and incident response. Randall advises clients and assists with conducting security risk assessments, including assessing vendor contractual relationships, as well as implementing data security and information governance policies and procedures, security awareness training for employees and incident response plans. A member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) and co-chair of its New Jersey KnowledgeNet Chapter, Randall is integral to numerous efforts to guide clients on information security and the ethics of data protection. She received two ABA presidential appointments to serve on the Cybersecurity Legal Task Force and the Standing Committee on Lawyer’s Professional Liability. She is a founder and co-chair of the New Jersey State Bar Association’s Cybersecurity Legal Task Force. Randall also serves as vice chair of the USLAW Network Cybersecurity and Data Privacy Group, and is the director of the University of South Carolina School of Law’s Cybersecurity Legal Task Force.  In addition, she is a member and presenter for Healthcare Information Management Systems Society. She was selected as Contributing Practitioner on cyber and privacy issues for Bloomberg Law: Privacy & Data Security, focusing on the regulatory and compliance landscape of data protection laws in the U.S. and globally. A Fellow of the American Bar Foundation, Randall was appointed by Chief Justice Stuart Rabner to serve on the Board on Civil Trial Certification.

 

 

 


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