Paralegal Conference 2021: CA CCPA and Cybersecurity

The Paralegal Section presents
Paralegal Conference 2021: CA CCPA and Recent Cybersecurity and Data Breach Trends

 Date  Friday, October 8, 2021
 Doors Open  12:45 p.m.
 Program  1:30 - 4:00 p.m.
 Networking  4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Opening Remarks

PANEL I: 2018 California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)/ 2020 California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA)/ 2016 United Kingdom General Date Protection Regulation
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
MCLE: 1 Hour

•  2018 California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)
•  2020 California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA)
•  2016 United Kingdom General Date Protection Regulation (GDPR)


Darius Bennett 

Darius Bennett is a sixteen-year licensed attorney, with twenty years of practical legal experience. As an attorney in private practice, he worked in negotiations, litigation, and criminal defense within an 8-year span, and then a happenstance but fortuitous circumstance led him to eDiscovery. A former Fulbright Fellow, Mr. Bennett’s background was originally in research and writing. He has written a bi-weekly blog for EDRM on good mental health and wholeness as a professional since the start of the coronavirus pandemic, and the blog is slated to begin its second season in August of 2021. Mr. Bennett recently joined the EDRM Global Advisory Council. He is especially proud of his personal library, which boasts a collection of over 300 books in either Spanish or English, touching on topics as varied as baroque art, Dalí, existentialism, the graphic novel, the experience of Black Americans as exposited through literature, the art and science of cooking and recipes, Spanish-speaking America and the effects of Spanish colonialism, contemporary art, and gender theories, and over 17 dictionaries! He recently joined Ricoh-USA as a Project Manager-Digital Support.

Networking Opportunity hosted by our Sponsors
2:30 - 3:00 p.m.

PANEL II: Ten Recent Cybersecurity and Data Breach Trends You Need to Know
3:00 - 4:00 p.m.
MCLE: 1 Hour

It seems there is another high-profile data breach just about every day that results in issues for organizations ranging from compromised personal data of customers to millions of dollars lost in sanctions or judgments to temporary or permanent business shutdowns. Data breaches to medical providers can even result in lives lost due to interruptions of service. What can organizations do to avoid becoming another data breach statistic? Debbie Reynolds and Doug Austin will discuss ten recent cybersecurity and data breach trends, and the best practices needed to put your organization in the best position to protect against your own data breach.


Debbie Reynolds

Debbie Reynolds is the founder, chief executive officer, and chief data privacy officer for Debbie Reynolds Consulting LLC. Ms. Reynolds is a world-renowned technologist, thought-leader, and advisor handling global Date Privacy, Cyber Date Breach response, and complex cross-functional date-driven projects. Ms. Reynolds is an internationally published author, highly sought speaker, and top media presence about global Date Privacy, Date Protection, and Emerging Technology issues.

Doug Austin 
Doug Austin is the Editor of eDiscovery Today and is an established eDiscovery thought leader with over 30 years of experience providing eDiscovery best practices, legal technology consulting and technical project management services to numerous clients.  Doug has published a daily blog since 2010 and has written numerous articles and white papers. He has received the JD Supra Readers Choice Award as the Top eDiscovery Author for 2017 and 2018 and a JD Supra Readers Choice Award as a Top Cybersecurity Author for 2019.  Doug has presented at numerous events and conferences, including Legaltech New York, ILTACON, Relativity Fest, University of Florida E-Discovery Conference, Masters Conference and many local and regional conferences. Doug has also presented numerous CLE-accredited webcasts.

Closing Remarks

Networking Opportunity
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

(As of 9/8/21)






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10/8/2021 12:45 PM - 5:00 PM
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