Setting a Solid Foundation of a Practical and Effective Data Breach Response


Date: Thursday, October 7, 2021

Time: 2:00 pm ET | 11:00am PT

Cost: Complimentary

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Today’s cybersecurity landscape is increasingly complex. Data breach frequency is accelerating, and ransomware poses an ever-growing threat. An effective response to these incidents is critical to mitigating breach impact. Organizations that have implemented a systematic and orchestrated approach to their response across the entire organization will limit both the technical and reputation damage an incident can cause and improve your defensibility in subsequent litigation.

Ensuring consistency and efficiency across multiple stakeholders and seamless handoffs between departments, a well-designed and executed plan, reliable and secure communication, fully trackable and auditable activities are the pillars of a solid foundation of a practical Data Breach response. How can organizations leverage technology to build a sustainable and accountable approach to demonstrate compliance and improve defensibility?

Register for this webcast as experts explore how taking a standardized approach to your incident response plan is key to an effective response. You will learn:

  • A framework for creating and implementing an incident response that limits the legal and regulatory risk
  • Key automation challenges and benefits
  • How to maintain privilege and communicate with outside counsel while executing a defensible response


Amalia Barthel | Privacy Consultant & Advisor | University of Toronto

Amalia is a Privacy Consultant & Advisor, and a Lecturer and Academic Programs Advisor for University of Toronto, School of Continuing Studies. With a solid background in IT, Risk, Audit, Controls, Compliance and Project Management, Amalia has been in the Privacy compliance and engineering space for 16+ years. She is a passionate advocate for protecting personal data of individuals. For the past 6+ years Amalia has been helping multinational companies as well as small and medium-size in the top 20 industry sectors realize the most benefits through the lawful use of collected personal data, through an innovative risk-based, low impact approach to assessing and building privacy compliance programs uniquely suitable for each client. Amalia is the Lead Contributor for the “Privacy Management in the Digital Enterprise” Certificate Program with the School of Continuing Studies at University of Toronto (Canada), based on COBIT 5/ 2019 and the ISACA Privacy Principles. Part of this program, Amalia has initiated a not-for-profit Privacy Mentoring Program in partnership with the ISACA Toronto Chapter, to assist the students in her courses gain hands-on practical knowledge in privacy operations. Amalia is the Co-Founder of Managed Privacy Canada (MPC), the leading Privacy as a Service practice in Canada, she is a Director on the Board of the KnowledgeFlow Cybersafety Foundation, a not-for-profit organization focusing on teaching children and youth to combat cyberbullying and build a safe internet for all. Amalia is based in the Toronto area in Canada and can be reached through LinkedIn or email ([email protected]).


Claudiu Popa | Security, Privacy & Cyber Fraud Risk Advisor | Informatica

Mr. Popa is a recognized thought leader, published author, educator, entrepreneur and media contributor on data protection, compliance and information security, with over 20 years of global experience in security auditing, international standards and board-level risk advisory. He is CEO of Informatica Corporation and president of Datarisk Canada, as well as co-founder and chairman of KnowledgeFlow Cybersafety Foundation, a leading Canadian nonprofit organization with the unique objective of empowering young people, through public/private/academic partnerships, with insight, skills and tools necessary to thrive today and in the future. Mr. Popa is author of four books, including The Canadian Cyberfraud Handbook: A Professional Reference (Thomson Reuters), Managing Personal Information: Insights on Corporate Risk and Opportunity for Privacy-Savvy Leaders (Thomson Reuters), and two of CPA Canada’s Privacy and Data Security books. As a certified professional, he remains an ardent champion of information security and a trusted corporate coach to Canadian organizations passionate about improving their security and protecting their customers. Mr. Popa holds a bachelor of (computer) sciences degree from York Uni versity as well as numerous certifications, including certified information privacy professional (CIPP); certified information systems auditor (CISA); certified information systems security professional (CISSP); cer tified risk management professional (CRMP); certified risk and informa tion systems control (CRISC); project management professional (PMP); and security clearance level II (Secret).

Jason M. Schwent | Senior Counsel | Clark Hill


Jason M. Schwent is experienced in data privacy, intellectual property and litigation making him a fierce advocate for his clients. His passion for protecting clients’ assets is evident whether negotiating a complicated enterprise software agreement with a Fortune 100 company or counseling a client following a data breach that exposed millions of users’ data.


Rebecca Perry | Director of Strategic Partnerships | Exterro

Rebecca Perry is the Director of Strategic Partnerships at Exterro, the leader in helping companies manage their information compliantly and defensibly – in compliance with data privacy, cybersecurity and e-discovery requirements. Rebecca has been with Exterro more than 27 years working with legal, IT, Compliance and Privacy professionals along with their outside counsel in the areas of information governance, data mapping, data minimization, records retention and third-party diligence. Rebecca has been a Certified Information Privacy Professional for the last 10 years.  She frequently speaks to legal, privacy and compliance groups and manages strategic relationships with leading law firms.


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