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James S. DeGraw, Partner, Ropes & Gray LLP to Speak at KCís Privacy and Security Concerns: The Bring Your Own Device Policy Live Webcast

New York, NY, January 18, 2014 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that James S. DeGraw, Partner, Ropes & Gray 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 James S. DeGraw

Jim is a technology attorney who provides strategic advice to clients on handling and protecting data, technology, intellectual property assets of their businesses. This includes helping clients develop and protect businesses built on data, technology and intellectual property assets, whether through targeted marketing campaigns by consumer product companies or portfolio licensing programs by academic research centers, and navigating myriad intellectual property issues to put together comprehensive protection strategies.

A certified privacy professional, CIPP/US, Jim's work includes advising clients on their collection, handling and protection of data by their organizations; evaluating data policies and practices; responding to data security breaches and incidents, and otherwise navigating the opportunities and concerns raised by changes to data privacy and security laws and by the growth of social media.

About Ropes & Gray LLP

Ropes & Gray LLP is a leading global law firm with offices in New York, Washington, D.C., Boston, Chicago, San Francisco, Silicon Valley, London, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Tokyo, and Seoul. Built on a foundation of more than 140 years of forging strong client relationships, Ropes & Gray has over 1,000 lawyers and professionals representing interests across a broad spectrum of industries in corporate law and litigation matters, as well as counseling on labor and employment issues, tax and benefits, creditors' rights, and private client services. The firm's clients include leading industrial companies, financial institutions, government agencies, hospitals and health care organizations, colleges and universities, as well as families and individuals.

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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