Previously Recorded NFIB WEBINAR: 

 Wednesday, May 1st at 12pm ET

Barbarians Inside the Firewalls: Cybersecurity for Small Business

Join NFIB Small Business Legal Center attorney Luke Wake for a discussion on cybersecurity threats with two leading experts, Doug Gilfillan and Jon Neiditz of Kilpatrick Townsend in Atlanta, Georgia. This fast-paced webinar will catch you up to speed on the essentials of what you need to know to minimize your risks. The reality is that small businesses are vulnerable to malware, hacks, and other online threats, but there are best practices for avoiding these problems.

Gilfillan and Neiditz will walk through the most common problems affecting small businesses, including a few nightmare scenarios. They will address the steps you should be taking in the event of a cybersecurity breach, and the legal implications for your business. As always, there will be an opportunity for questions.

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About the Speaker:


Douglas W. Gilfillan
Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend

Doug Gilfillan focuses his practice on white collar criminal defense, cyber-crime and data breach responses, grand jury investigations, government regulatory investigations and enforcement actions, internal investigations, and complex civil litigation. A former federal prosecutor, Doug has acted as lead counsel and tried numerous cases to jury verdict in a wide variety of white collar criminal cases.

While at the United States Attorney’s Office, Doug worked closely with the FBI’s cyber and white collar crime squads, cyber-crime agents with the Secret Service, and numerous other federal law enforcement agencies. In addition to serving as the Office’s liaison with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Doug worked closely with the SEC and other civil regulatory authorities in investigations and prosecutions involving parallel criminal and civil investigations and litigation.


Jonathan A. Neiditz
Partner, Kilpatrick Townsend

Jon Neiditz co-leads the Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Governance Practice at Kilpatrick Townsend. One of the first lawyers to focus broadly on data governance and knowledge asset protection, he remains the only person recognized by Best Lawyers in America® both for Information Management Law and for Privacy and Data Security Law. For decades Jon has helped clients anticipate, obviate, and manage information privacy and security risks; appropriately monetize information; comply with privacy, data protection and cybersecurity laws around the world in pragmatic ways; and contain and prevent harm from incidents while maximizing resilience and recovery afterwards. Jon was selected as a “Cybersecurity Trailblazer” by the National Law Journal and as a Ponemon Fellow. Jon is certified by the IAPP in Europe as well as in the U.S. (CIPP/E, CIPP/US and CIPM).


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