Ransom: A Real-World Case Study in Data Theft, Forensics and the Law

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After hackers stole sensitive company data for ransom, noted security/privacy pro Jason Straight negotiated with them for weeks while conducting forensics to determine what was stolen and how. This intriguing case study will illuminate best practices on digital forensics, working with law enforcement and key stakeholders, data protection, incident preparation/response, legal risk and more.

Learning Objectives:
1: Learn digital forensics best practices that can assist law enforcement and mitigate legal risk.
2: Understand the need for incident planning/response mechanisms including involving key stakeholders.
3: Learn steps to protect your organization’s critical data and IP from both internal and external threats.

Experience with or responsibility for protecting an organization from data theft.

Randy Sabett


Special Counsel, Cooley LLP

Jason Straight


Chief Privacy Officer / SVP Cyber Risk Solutions, UnitedLex Corporation

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