Foley Hoag Partner Colin Zick to Speak at NYSE Governance Services’ “Cyber Risks & the Boardroom” Event

April 15, 2015

Foley Hoag LLP partner Colin Zick will be a featured speaker at the NYSE Governance Services “Cyber Risks & the Boardroom” event on Tuesday, April 21, 2015. His session titled, “The Role of Cyber Insurance,” is designed to focus the participants on the cyber risks they face, and the ways in which they may (or may not) be able to insure for them. It will also focus on the features of existing cyber insurance policies and how to use those policies to the maximum benefit in the event of a data breach.

Zick is Co-Chair of Foley Hoag's Healthcare and Privacy & Data Security practices. He frequently counsels clients on issues involving information privacy and security, including state and federal data security laws, FTC Red Flags Rule and HIPAA. He also co-founded the firm's Data Security and Privacy Practice Group and regularly contributes to its blog.

NYSE Governance Services is a resource for public and privately held companies worldwide seeking to create a leadership advantage through corporate governance, risk, ethics and compliance practices. The Cyber Risks and the Boardroom event provides a venue for company directors and C-level executives to explore how companies are taking advantage of emerging technologies while managing the growing array of cyber risks that can weaken a company’s finances and reputation.

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