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Susan Wortzman, Partner, Wortzmans to Speak at the Knowledge Group’s Event

New York, NY, May 14, 2015 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Susan Wortzman, Partner, Wortzmans will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Organizational Management of Cyber Security for Private and Public Sector Institutions in 2015 Live Webcast.” This event is scheduled for August 27, 2015 from 12:00pm – 2:00pm (ET).

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About Susan Wortzman

Susan Wortzman is the founder of Wortzmans based in Toronto, Ontario.

Ms. Wortzman’s practice focuses on providing e-discovery and information governance advice to law firms, corporations and public sector clients. Prior to founding Wortzmans, Susan was a partner in one of Canada’s leading litigation firms. Her practice focused on a broad spectrum of complex commercial litigation.

Ms. Wortzman provides advice to the firm’s clients concerning the management of e-discovery from the preservation to the production of electronically stored information. Wortzmans has worked extensively with its clients on litigation, tribunal and regulatory matters. Wortzmans also provides advice to its clients on privacy issues and information governance.

Susan is a frequent lecturer on e-discovery, information governance and cyber security topics. She has written several seminal papers concerning e-discovery and its impact on litigation in Canada. She has also chaired and participated in professional committees that have developed provincial and national guidelines for e-discovery. Susan is an active member of the Sedona Canada Working Group’s Steering Committee and is the past Chair of the Sedona Canada Working Group which developed national guidelines for e-discovery in Canada.
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About Wortzmans

Wortzmans is a law firm that specializes in providing legal advice, strategy and services related to digital information. Digital information presents unique challenges for organizations. Legal and regulatory compliance, disposition and retention, privacy and security, legal defensibility, efficient legal review and information risk strategies are all serious concerns.

Our legal and technical experts, along with our project management team, provide a full range of Information Governance, eDiscovery and Technology Strategy services to corporations, law firms and government. Wortzmans will ensure that your information is an asset, not a liability.

Our team combines legal, project management and technical expertise to provide advice in all service areas. For e-Discovery we advise on all stages from preservation to production. Our real focus is on ensuring a targeted collection, using cutting edge technology to process and analyse data prior to review, and finally ensuring best practices for a cost effective and efficient review. Wortzmans also has an experienced and dedicated team of lawyers available for document review projects.

Wortzmans brings both legal and technical perspectives to the table to develop Information Governance strategies for our clients. We draft defensible, easily-implemented policies and protocols to respond to Information Governance and litigation readiness needs. Our Technology Strategies team keeps up with current developments in technology to advise our clients on best-in-breed solutions available to support all e-discovery, information governance and litigation management functions.

Event Synopsis:

Cyber security is an increasingly critical issue for all organizations. However, it remains poorly understood. Large financial firms, retailers, manufacturers and telecommunications are amongst the principal targets for organized criminals, cyber terrorists, activists, hackers, and others. An attack on an institution, with the concomitant loss of vital data, can be devastating to the firm’s reputation. The risks of attack and the ultimate consequences thereof seem to grow almost exponentially.

A much deeper and broader understanding of the risks and the required responses is critical if organizations and their regulators want to avert more serious consequences due to increasing global political in-stability. Lack of collaboration and information sharing between the public and private sectors and governments remain among the greatest of risks to security. It is critical to develop a new, robust approach to avert such cyber security risks.

A review of regulatory actions provide some lessons regarding cyber security vulnerability and possible action plans. In this two hour, live Webcast a panel of professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group will provide the audience with an in-depth discussion of the fundamentals of Organizational Management of Cyber Security for Private and Public Sector Institutions in 2015.

Key topics include:
- Global Cyber Security Risks
- Collaboration and Information Sharing
- Barriers to Effective Cyber Security
- Policies and Procedures: Limitations
- Policy and Procedure Implementation and Compliance
- Supervisory Systems and Procedures
- Computer and Information Security Protocols
- Encryption and Password Protocols
- Access and Confidentiality
- Action Framework Design
- Information Security Regulations
- Best Practices
- Compliance and Litigation Risks

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

The Knowledge Group, LLC 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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