Briggs Partners with 2017 Cyber Security Summit to Educate Small, Mid-Size Businesses on Data Security

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September 15, 2017

MINNEAPOLIS, MINN. –  Briggs and Morgan is proud to announce it has signed on as the sponsor of the 2017 Cyber Security Summit's Small/Mid-size Business Forum. The Cyber Security Summit, to be held October 24-25, 2017, in Minneapolis, will bring together leaders to discuss the latest trends and techniques in cyber security.

Briggs shareholder, Phil Schenkenberg, assisted in securing the Small/Mid-size Business Forum, a half-day event on Tuesday, October 24, featuring presentations specifically intended for small and middle-market organizations not large enough to have dedicated resources to manage security strategies. At the Forum, Schenkenberg and associate attorney, Cyrus Malek, will be addressing legal questions that our mid-sized clients have about their cybersecurity risk.

The event is an opportunity to learn about best practices for keeping data secure and responding after being compromised. Business owners and their payroll, HR and IT staff are encouraged to attend.

Session topics will be released at a later date.

The Small/Mid-size Business Forum will cover:

  • High-risk behaviors
  • Actions to take right now
  • Legal considerations
  • Insurance options

Please contact Phil Schenkenberg or Cyrus Malek to receive a 10% discount code to register for the Small/Mid-size Business Forum.

About Briggs' Privacy, Data Security and Cybersecurity Practice
As the distribution of information grows, companies must be aware of the ever-changing laws, regulations, and rules on the use, collection, and disposal of sensitive personal information and require legal advice and representation to protect themselves, their employees and their customers. The Privacy, Data Security and Cybersecurity practice group at Briggs and Morgan advises and represents clients on a wide range of issues pertaining to the privacy and security of information, including, data protection; privacy-related litigation; security breaches; personal health information; drafting policies, authorizations and consents; privacy training, social security numbers, client confidentiality issues and the Do Not Call Registry. 

About Briggs and Morgan
Briggs and Morgan, Professional Association, Affirmative Action Employer, is a trusted name in business law and litigation services. With offices in Minneapolis and St. Paul, Minnesota, the firm’s attorneys are committed to providing superior client service and sound legal counsel to clients nationwide. Briggs and Morgan ranks among The NLJ 500 as one of the nation’s largest firms and has received numerous accolades, including recognition by Corporate Counsel and top clients as a Go-To Law Firm®. The firm and its attorneys have also been selected for publication in The Best Lawyers in America© and Chambers USA. For more information, visit