October 22, 2021

Tracey L. Mancini
Marketing Communications Manager
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Phillips Lytle LLP Partner Anna Mercado Clark Participates in Cybersecurity Webinar with USI Insurance Services and Avalon Cyber

New York, N.Y. – Phillips Lytle LLP Partner Anna Mercado Clark, CIPP/E, CIPP/US, CIPM, will join subject matter experts from USI Insurance Services and Avalon Cyber for an informative webinar focused on cybersecurity best practices and navigating the uncertain moments following a cyberattack. This online event – titled “Breaches Happen: What to do if You Experience a Cyberattack” – will take place October 28, 2021, from 11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Cyberattacks have become increasingly common, especially after the shift to remote and hybrid work environments over the last year and a half. Legal, security and insurance specialists will come together during this webinar to discuss the appropriate steps to take when confronted with phishing, ransomware or other types of attacks. They will dive into best practices to manage data breaches before, during and after they happen. They will also talk about what is necessary to share with their customers after a breach, what businesses’ insurance policies should include and how to proceed in the days and weeks following cyber incidents.

Ms. Clark will be joined on the webinar by:

  • Michael McCartney, National Director of Cybersecurity, Avalon Cyber
  • Michael Nichols, Vice President, Claims, USI Insurance Services
  • Jerry Pollock, Vice President, Claims, USI Insurance Services

Ms. Clark has years of experience in dealing with cybersecurity issues and is a frequent speaker at international conferences. She is the leader of both the Data Security & Privacy and E-Discovery & Digital Forensics Practice Teams at Phillips Lytle, where she also focuses on complex e-discovery and digital forensics, cybersecurity and data privacy and complex commercial litigation. Ms. Clark has earned the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) ANSI-accredited credentials of Certified Information Privacy Professional/Europe (CIPP/E); Certified Information Privacy Professional for the U.S. Private Sector (CIPP/US); and Certified Information Privacy Manager (CIPM). She continuously counsels her clients on the ever-changing technology landscape and has extensive experience in white collar criminal matters and investigations.

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