James Walker speaks at PLI's "Hot Topics in Ethics (Cybersecurity)" program

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December 17, 2018

RK&O partner James Walker spoke at PLI's program, "Staying Out of Trouble 2018: Hot Topics in Ethics and Avoiding Professional Discipline." Mr. Walker's presentation is titled " Protecting Client Confidences in the Age of Emerging Technology and Increasing Cybersecurity Threats" and he covered the following topics:

  • A lawyer’s duty to protect client confidences and duty of technological competence
  • Does a lawyer have a duty to avoid a cyber-attack on client data?
  • Border searches of attorney laptops and smartphones
  • Best practices in the age of emerging technology