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Dominique R. Shelton, Partner, Alston & Bird LLP to Speak at The Knowledge Groupís Webcast

Dominique R. Shelton, Partner, Alston & Bird LLP to Speak at The Knowledge Groupís The FFIEC Cybersecurity Assessment Tool: Measuring and Interpreting Risks

New York, NY, June 07, 2017 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Dominique R. Shelton, Partner, Alston & Bird LLP will speak at the Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “The FFIEC Cybersecurity Assessment Tool: Measuring and Interpreting Risks.” This event is scheduled for Tuesday, July 18, 2017 @ 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM (ET).

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About Dominique R. Shelton

Dominique Shelton is a partner in Alston & Bird’s Technology & Privacy Group. She is located in the firm’s Los Angeles office. She focuses her practice on privacy, data security and unfair competition. Dominique provides strategic privacy and cyber preparedness compliance counseling on cutting-edge issues such as security, mobile apps, Internet of Things, the Video Privacy Protection Act, Big Data, digital marketing and the cloud. She also leads data breach investigations, defends regulatory actions and provides subject-matter leadership in privacy consumer as well as business to business class action litigation. In 2012, she was named Intellectual Property Lawyer of the Year by the Century City Bar Association. In 2014, she was named one of the Most Influential Lawyers: Digital Media and E-Commerce Law by the Los Angeles Business Journal. In 2014, The Recorder named her as a Leader in Technology Law. In 2015, the Los Angeles Business Journal named her one of the Most Influential Lawyers in White Collar & Cyber Crimes Law. She has also been listed in the 2016 and 2017 editions of The Best Lawyers in America© in the area of Privacy and Data Security Law.

She has litigated privacy and data security matters and has negotiated with regulators such as the California AG and FTC.

Dominique represents Fortune 500 companies, startups and privately held companies across a broad spectrum of industries, including entertainment, health care, finance, digital advertising, retail and telecommunications.

About Alston & Bird LLP

Founded in 1893, Alston & Bird is a leading national law firm whose core practice areas are intellectual property, complex litigation, corporate and tax, with national industry focuses that include financial services, technology, health care, manufacturing, life sciences and energy. The firm’s attorneys provide a full range of services to domestic and international clients conducting business around the world. Alston & Bird has built a reputation as one of the country’s best employers, appearing on Fortune magazine’s ranking of the “100 Best Companies to Work For” 18 consecutive years, an unprecedented accomplishment among law firms in the United States. The firm has offices in Atlanta, Beijing, Brussels, Charlotte, Dallas, Los Angeles, New York, Research Triangle, San Francisco, Silicon Valley and Washington, D.C.

Event Synopsis:

To help financial institutions assess their cybersecurity preparedness and identify their risks, the Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) released its Cybersecurity Assessment Tool (CAT) in June 2015. The CAT consists of two parts: the Inherent Risk Profile and the Cybersecurity Maturity. Through the CAT, companies can determine the suitability of maturity levels with their cyber risks, enabling them to take necessary action.

The assessment tool is a complement to, not a replacement for, the company’s cybersecurity program and risk management process. While it was designed for self-assessment, financial institutions still need experienced guidance in undertaking these assessments.

The Knowledge Group has assembled a panel of key thought leaders and professionals to provide the audience with an in-depth analysis and understanding of the FFIEC Cybersecurity Assessment Tool and will provide expert insights on how to maximize its benefits.

Key topics include:
- The CAT – An Overview
- Cybersecurity Trends and Developments
- CAT Implementation Challenges
- The Need for Experienced Guidance
- Maximizing CAT Benefits

About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series
The Knowledge Group 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 for an event, please visit:
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