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Cleveland-Marshall College of Law Hosts Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection Conference April 7-8

Cybersecurity and privacy raise critical issues for every business, government, healthcare institution, and educational organization.

Cleveland State University’s Cleveland-Marshall College of Law will address those issues during its Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection Conference, Thursday, April 7 through Friday, April 8. The Conference marks the inaugural event of Cleveland-Marshall’s new Center for Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection.

The conference will seek to become an annual showcase designed to promote pro-active approaches for managing privacy and security risks and identifying innovative strategies for achieving cyber resilience that take into account legal, technical and business perspectives. The 2016 edition will offer security and privacy professionals from a range of fields the opportunity to connect and engage with experts on timely and relevant topics ranging from cyber and privacy risk-management strategies, regulatory compliance, and civil litigation following high-profile data breaches, among others.

More than 25 cybersecurity and privacy experts are scheduled to speak during the conference, including Travis LeBlanc, Chief of the Bureau of Enforcement at the Federal Communications Commission, and Deven McGraw, Deputy Director for Health Information Privacy in the Office for Civil Rights, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.

The Center for Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection, founded and co-directed by Professors Candice Hoke and Brian Ray, will work to develop cutting-edge approaches to cybersecurity challenges and create a pipeline of trained professionals to serve the rapidly expanding cybersecurity industry’s workforce needs.

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