ESG Series #10 - "This is a critical moment to accelerate our work to improve domestic cybersecurity and bolster our national resilience." With these words, on March 21, 2022, the White House released a formal statement by President Joseph R. Biden, Jr. on U.S. Cybersecurity “to improve domestic cybersecurity and bolster our national resilience” due to evolving intelligence and heightened risks of “malicious cyber activity against the United States….[C]ritical infrastructure owners and operators must accelerate efforts to lock their digital doors. In the current cybersecurity landscape, how can you reduce your vulnerabilities and manage risk?
In this episode, host Allan Marks sits down with Milbank partners Joel Harrison and Adam Fee to discuss their toolkit for preserving or restoring operational continuity and the integrity of corporate systems and data.
They explore the most effective ways to confront cybersecurity risks, craft an incident response plan, and comply with the latest evolving regulatory requirements in the US, UK and EU for reporting and disclosure of cyber-attacks.
About the Speakers:
Adam Fee is a partner in the Los Angeles and New York offices of Milbank and a member of the firm’s Litigation & Arbitration Group. Adam served for more than five years as an Assistant United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Criminal Division, where he was a member of the Terrorism and International Narcotics Unit. He has deep experience in a variety of matters, including cross-border fraud and money laundering, corruption, securities and accounting fraud, and data protection and cyber security.
Joel Harrison is a partner in the London office of Milbank and a member of the firm’s Technology Practice. He advises on everything technology-related, including cloud computing, outsourcing and licensing, as well as disputes and renegotiations. He also specializes in data privacy and cybersecurity, advising on the full range of transactional, regulatory and contentious matters. His clients include some of the world’s leading corporations and financial institutions.
Podcast host Allan Marks is one of the world's leading project finance lawyers. He advises developers, investors, lenders, and underwriters around the world in the development and financing of complex infrastructure projects, as well as related acquisitions, restructurings and capital markets transactions. Mr. Marks also serves as an Adjunct Lecturer at the University of California, Berkeley at both the Law School and the Haas School of Business.