Future & Past Events


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Ransomware Gangs v. Law Firms

On panel for Session: Ransomware Gangs v. Law Firms. Apr. 7, 2022

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Incident Response Simulation

Presenter on Cybersecurity and Incident Response Simulation. Dec. 2, 2021

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Gaps Between Ransomware & Cyber Insurance

“Filling the Gaps Between Ransomware & Cyber Insurance.” ePlus, BrightTALK, Sept. 21, 2021

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Zywave’s 2021 Customer Advisory Board

Keynote Speaker at Zywave's 2021 Customer Advisory Board Annual Event, Sept. 1, 2021

Emerging Technology Risks

Speaker “Emerging Technology Risks,” NetDiligence Cyber Risk Summit, Philadelphia, July 14, 2021

Data Breaches

Speaker, “Data Breaches: It Does Happen All The Time and It Is a Big Deal,” PrivSec, June 23, 2021

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Incident Response San Diego

CLE Presenter, “Incident Response,” San Diego County Bar Association, May 25, 2021

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Incident Response Forum Masterclass

Presenter, “Incident Response Forum Masterclass,” Cybersecurity Docket, Apr. 8, 2021.

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Everything Persona AI & Privacy

Presenter, “Everything Personal” AI & Privacy”, H5, Mar. 30, 2021

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Cyber Risk Trends

Speaker, “Cyber Risk Trends, 2020 Wrap-Up,” Advisen, Feb. 2, 2021

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Economic Development Corporation Conference

Presenter, Economic Development Corporation Conference, Jan. 21, 2021

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Ankura’s Leadership Spotlight

Featured speaker, Ankura’s Leadership Spotlight, July 15, 2020

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Incident Response Forum

Speaker, Incident Response Forum, Apr. 14, 2020

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The New Normal of Cyber Risk

Panelist, “The New Normal of Cyber Risk: How Cyber Insurance Has Been Impacted by Changing Global Events” AM BEST, Nov. 18, 2020

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What To Do When The Cyber Bytes

Podcast, “What To Do When The Cyber Bytes,” 43 North, Mar. 28, 2019

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Technology Woman of the Year Event

Keynote Speaker, “Technology Woman of the Year Event,” TechRochester Apr. 2019

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Incident Response Forum

Incident Response Forum, Faculty speaker, Cybersecurity Docket, Washington, DC, Apr. 10, 2019

Convergence of Innovation and Data Security & Privacy Laws

"Convergence of Innovation and Data Security & Privacy Laws," UBIT Data Privacy Forum, Keynote speaker, Buffalo, NY, Apr. 8, 2019

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  • "Privacy Liability," New York Government Finance Officers' Assoc. Annual Conference, Albany, NY, Mar. 28, 2019
  • "Millennial Women Entrepreneurs: New Ways, New Thinking, New Success Stories," WISE Center, Syracuse, NY, Mar. 13, 2019
  • “Beyond The Attack – Legal & Ethical Considerations In Breach Response,” LegalWeek, 2019
  • "Practical Tips and Ethical Considerations for Client Representation in the Digital Age," UB Gold Group CLE, Buffalo, NY, Feb. 6, 2019
  • "Beyond the Attack - Legal & Ethical Considerations in Breach Response," ILTA Legaltech Week, NYC, Jan. 29, 2019
  • "GDPR: Compliance Principles and Enforcement Trends," NFCCA, NY, Jan. 22, 2019
  • "Comply in 2019: What You Need To Know Legally in a Digital Age," ROC Tech Conference, Sept. 12, 2019
  • "Industry Experts on Cyber Security Panel" Carbon Black Become a Threat Hunter Challenge, Panel Moderator, Buffalo, NY, Sept. 25, 2019
  • Speaker, Data Security Privacy, CyberSecurity Summit, Boston 2019


  • Podcast Featured Speaker, “Jennifer Beckage, on data security,” Feb. 12, 2018
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  • "Minimizing Cyber Risks for Your Firm and Your Client," Bar Association of Erie County Presentation, Dec. 5, 2018
  • Keynote, “Data Analytics Across Disciplines, DATA STRATEGY AND GOVERNANCE: EMBRACING BEST PRACTICES, Nov. 2, 2018
  • “A Look Ahead: Ethical Considerations When Dealing with Evolving Regulations and Disruptive Technology,” June 7, 2018
  • The Martin Group: "Communicating During a Cybersecurity Crisis," May 18, 2018
  • BNHRA Monthly Meeting: "The Role of Human Resources In Date Security & Privacy Matters," May 17, 2018
  • Webinar- “ESCOs: Is Your Company’s Cybersecurity Plan Ready to Be Examined?” May 9, 2018
  • “Perspectives on Leadership from Two Women Leaders,” Executive Development Series, Illuminare Group, May 2018
  • “Niagara Innovators Maximizing Data,” “BIG THINKERS: Innovation in Business,” Innovate Niagara / FirstOntario Performing Arts Centre, May 2018
  • “HIPAA Security Rule, HITECH and GDPR for Today’s Practice,” Phillips Lytle Monthly Data Security Download, April2018
  • "Tips for Starting and Building a Practice/What Every New Lawyer Needs to Know," NYSBA Life After Law School CLE, Apr. 2018
  • "Best Practices During Incident Response: A Legal Perspective on Response, Reporting and Government Investigations," Midrange User's Group of Western New York Presentation, Mar. 2018
  • "Overcome Cybersecurity Fatigue: Best Practices For A Legally Defensible Cybersecurity Program, Including Incident Response," NFCCA Presentation, Mar. 2018
  • "Top 10 Things to Do This Year for Contract and Policy Review," PLLLP Monthly Data Security Download, Feb. 2018
  • "New York State Department of Financial Services (NYSDFS) Cybersecurity," PLLLP Monthly Data Security Download, Feb. 2018

2017 (and Prior)

  • "Learn Techniques to Best Position Your School for a Legally Defensible Response," "Are You Prepared for a Data Incident?," Wash., D.C., Nov. 2017
  • "Deconstructing Cybersecurity Obligations," Data Security & Privacy Seminar, Phillips Lytle LLP and Women in Insurance & Financial Services (WIFS), Albany, N.Y., Nov. 2017
  • "Theft of Data and Other Confidential Information by Employees," Buffalo Niagara Human Resource Assoc., July 2017
  • Ethics & Data Security & Privacy, Bar Assoc. Erie Cnty., May 2017
  • Dr. Larry Ponemon, Ponemon Institute, presented with Jennifer Beckage and others on the new DFS Cybersecurity Regulation. May 17, 2017
  • Surrogate Court Practice in the Digital Age," Bar Assoc. Erie Cnty., May 2017
  • "Pathways to Compliance: A Survival Guide to Navigating DFS Cybersecurity Regulation," Phillips Lytle LLP Seminar, May 2017
  • "Protecting School Data," and "Security Awareness and User Education," Wash., D.C., May 2017
  • Data Breach Response, Security & Privacy for Schools, Wash., D.C., May 2017
  • Panelist, “Big Thinkers: Niagara Innovators Maximizing Data,” May 11, 2017
  • Leveraging Legal Counsel in Developing a Defensible Data Security Privacy Plan," "Rochester Security Spill," GreyCastle Security Forum, Feb. 2017
  • "Developing a Compliant Data Privacy & Security Plan," Jan. 2017
  • " Ethics & Compliance Cyber Security: Can Security and Privacy Truly Co-exist?," General Counsel Conference, NYC, Oct. 25 2016
  • Data Security and Privacy Seminar, NY, June 2016
  • "Security: The Next Frontier,” May 2016
  • "What Every Lawyer Needs To Know" Bar Assoc. of Erie Cnty. CLE Event, 2014-2017
  • Bright Buffalo High-Tech Co., June 2011
  • "Computer Forensics 101," Feb. 2011

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