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In this CLE, David Furr and Chris Swecker provide information on reasonable steps to take and the need to become cyber-efficient in the modern practice of law.

They review the current status of the legal and ethical best practices, recent law firm-reported breaches, and practical technology solutions to address the issues.

Learn the five basics of a protected practice: encryption, segmentation, multi-factor authentication, IPS firewalls and training with the overarching need to consider cyber as a managed service for small-to medium-sized practices.

Finally, hear discussion on the need for security up and down the chain from clients to the deposition/e-discovery provider and co-counsel

Qualifies for 0.5 Hours NC State Bar Ethics/Professional Responsibility credit

Satisfies NC State Bar Technology Training requirement

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David M. Furr is an attorney with 37 years of experience managing and resolving complex business issues. A graduate of Wake Forest University, Wake Forest University School of Law and the University of Florida (L.L.M., Taxation), Mr. Furr authored, lectured and moderated Wake Forest’s Cyber C-Suite certificate program, the US and SC Chamber of Commerce Cyber Summit and the NCBA CLE: Cybersecurity for Lawyers. He served as a senior consultant to Palo Alto Networks (PANW:NYSE) and was on the advisory board of SC Cyber. Awarded each year in the State of South Carolina is the David M. Furr Award for Industry Excellence.

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Christopher E. Swecker has nearly 40 years of experience in criminal prosecutions, law enforcement, national security, legal and corporate security/risk management positions and focuses his practice on financial crimes, security issues/compliance and securities law, as well as Director and Officer Liability. He draws on his extensive experience as a former FBI insider and corporate risk management director to support many of Miller & Martin's Litigation and Corporate practice areas including White Collar & Corporate Investigation, Privacy & Data Security, Crisis Management and Financial Institutions.

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Product Information
Product Date:
May 01, 2020
Expert Series CLE | Cybersecurity for the Modern Practice: The Risks, the Realities and the Solutions | 2020 | On Demand
TUITION RATE. Membership discounts automatically apply at checkout. 

During the month of May (2020), this program is included with your NCBA membership.  

Starting June 1, 2020, standard CLE tuition rates apply:

Standard: $80
NCBA Member: $65
CLE Premier Pass: $0

MCLE Fees:
 The State Bar charges $3.50 per approved CLE hour for which an attendee claims credit. Members who complete an Expert Series CLE at no cost will be responsible for paying this fee at the end of the year, like other free CLEs offered across the state. The State Bar will bill each member individually for the CLE(s) taken as part of the Expert Series in this instance.

Individual topic purchase: Selected
NC State Bar
Mandatory Continuing Legal Education (MCLE) and Certified Paralegal Education (CPE) (Total): 1.00
General: 0.50
Ethics/Professional Responsibility: 0.50
Technology Training: 1.00
CLE Premier Pass
Included During May with your NCBA Membership | On Demand 90-day subscription | #905E11
NCBA Price:$0.00