Governance & Risk Management , IT Risk Management

How Not to Handle a Data Breach

Attorney Ann Marie Mortimer on Pitfalls to Avoid
Ann Marie Mortimer, managing partner and co-head of commercial litigation practice, Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Attorney Ann Marie Mortimer shares tips on reducing liability in the event of a data breach and how ordinary security team communications, standard incident response reports and bug bounty payments can make a bad situation even worse.

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In a video interview with Information Security Media Group as part of its RSA Conference 2021

  • How to eliminate or reduce liability in the event of a data breach;
  • Standard practices that can make a bad situation even worse;
  • Current trends in plaintiff's attorney lawsuits related to cybersecurity.

Named 2020 Cybersecurity and Privacy MVP by Law 360, Mortimer co-heads Hunton Andrew Kurth’s commercial litigation practice and is the lead litigation counsel of one of the largest data breaches in history.

About the Author

Anna Delaney

Anna Delaney

Director, ISMG Productions

An experienced broadcast journalist, Delaney conducts interviews with senior cybersecurity leaders around the world. Previously, she was editor-in-chief of the website for The European Information Security Summit, or TEISS. Earlier, she worked at Levant TV and Resonance FM and served as a researcher at the BBC and ITV in their documentary and factual TV departments.

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