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Harriet Pearson, Partner, Hogan Lovells LLP to Speak at KCís Privacy and Security Concerns: The Bring Your Own Device Policy Live Webcast

New York, NY, January 17, 2014 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Harriet Pearson, Partner, Hogan Lovells US LLP will speak at the Knowledge Congress’ webcast entitled: “Privacy and Security Concerns: The Bring Your Own Device Policy LIVE Webcast.” This event is scheduled for Thursday, February 13, 2014 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm (ET).

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About Harriet Pearson

Harriet Pearson is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Hogan Lovells, where her practice focuses on privacy, data security, and cybersecurity. She advises companies and boards of directors on legal risk assessments and mitigation strategies; enterprise-wide governance and compliance programs; security incident responses and remediation; investigations and enforcement; cross-border data transfers; regulatory compliance; and legislative, regulatory and self-regulatory processes.

Harriet joined Hogan Lovells in 2012 from the IBM Corporation, where served as Vice President, Security Counsel and Chief Privacy Officer and was responsible for global information policies and practices affecting over 400,000 employees and thousands of clients and vendors.

Harriet currently co-chairs the Georgetown University Cybersecurity Law Institute and serves on the ABA President's Task Force on Cybersecurity and on the advisory boards of the Electronic Privacy Information Center and the Future of Privacy Forum. She previously served on the CSIS Commission on Cybersecurity for the 44th Presidency and the executive committee of the Centre for Information Policy Leadership. A founding and long-serving board member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), she conceived of and spearheaded the founding of the IAPP's Pro Bono Privacy Initiative.

Dubbed by one legal publication as the "First Lady of Privacy," Harriet is one of the first and longest-serving chief privacy officers in the Fortune 500 and an internationally-recognized data privacy and security pioneer. In 2007 the IAPP presented Harriet with its highest honor, the Vanguard Award, awarded annually to "the individual professional who best demonstrates outstanding leadership, knowledge and creativity in the field of privacy and data protection." In 2012 the Executive Women's Forum presented her with its Corporate Practitioner "Woman of Influence" award for cybersecurity, privacy and risk management.

Harriet is an honors graduate of the UCLA School of Law (Order of the Coif) and Princeton University.

About Hogan Lovells LLP

Hogan Lovells is a global legal practice that helps corporations, financial institutions, and governmental entities across the spectrum of their critical business and legal issues globally and locally. We have over 2,500 lawyers operating out of more than 40 offices in the United States, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and Asia.

Hogan Lovells offers:
- an exceptional, high quality transatlantic capability, with extensive reach into the world's commercial and financial centers;
- particular and distinctive strengths in the areas of government regulatory, litigation and arbitration, corporate, finance, and intellectual property; and
- access to a significant depth of knowledge and resource in many major industry sectors including hotels and leisure, telecommunications, media and technology, energy and natural resources, infrastructure, financial services, life sciences and healthcare, consumer, and real estate.

Our practice breadth, geographical reach, and industry knowledge provide us with insights into the issues that affect our clients most deeply and enable us to provide high quality business-oriented legal advice to assist them in achieving their commercial goals.

A distinctive culture
Hogan Lovells is distinguished by a highly collaborative culture which values the contribution of our diverse team both within Hogan Lovells and in the wider community. Our style is open, service focused, and friendly. We believe that our commitment to client service, commerciality, and teamwork provides benefits to our clients and enhances effective business relationships.

Event Synopsis:

The Bring Your Own Device Policy (“BYOD”) in the workplace continues to be bring significant challenges for employers and attorneys. Staying informed and knowing the best strategies, are the key to mitigating the potential privacy and security risks that often lead to costly penalties. In this Live Webcast, the following key issues will be addressed:

- BYOD: an Overview
- Issues Surrounding BYOD Policy
- Knowing and Handling the Common Privacy and Security Issues
- Impact of the Recent Workplace Cases Concerning BYOD policy
- Best Strategies in Adopting BYOD
- And a lot more.

Privacy and Security Concerns: Exploring Employee and Employer Issues on BYOD Live Webcast is designed for employers and attorneys who seek to have an enhanced understanding of the issues surrounding the BYOD Policy in the workplace. Our panel of key thought leaders and practitioners will conduct a thorough panel of the above mentioned topics including the most critical issues which will be followed by a Q&A session in which the audience will be invited to ask the speakers questions live.

About The Knowledge Group, LLC/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Congress was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register to an event, please visit:
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