Tuesday, September 14, 2021 | 5 - 6 p.m.
Ransomware Reality: Protecting IT Infrastructure From Crippling Malware Attacks
The frightening number of ransomware attacks in recent years raises serious questions about the vulnerability to hacking of our nation's businesses, utilities and municipalities to due to inadequate cybersecurity. Class-action lawsuits are being brought against organizations that failed to protect their information technology, resulting in exposure of personal identity details and lost revenues down the supply chain.
What is the role of cybersecurity lawyers in helping their clients prevent these kinds of attacks? And what about the ethics of paying ransom to hackers to restore critical IT services? Does that simply encourage the bad actors to continue?
Tuesday, October 26, 2021 | 5 - 6 p.m.
The Coming Wave: Dealing with Climate Change and Global Migration
Floods, wildfires, droughts...we are witnessing the weather extremes resulting from climate change, and the devastation happening to communities across the globe. Whether in cities or in agricultural settings, climate can be a matter of life and death, and the poor are disproportionately impacted. What can the legal community do to mitigate the damage, and make it easier for people beleaguered by changing climate to relocate?
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