in partnership with NSL

Cybersecurity: The Current Threat with Lisa Sotto -

Meet the privacy expert who chairs Hunton Andrews Kurth’s top-ranked global privacy and cybersecurity legal practice


In today’s digital age, data breaches are inevitable. All of us have fallen victim to cyber criminals in our daily activities -- through our banks, department stores and hotels. As the Department of Homeland Security warns, our day-to-day lives, economic vitality and national security depend on a stable, safe and resilient cyberspace. Come hear leading privacy and cybersecurity expert Lisa Sotto describe today’s cybersecurity landscape and lessons learned to help you understand the cyber risks we face, who the attackers are and what they are seeking. Lisa will also provide tips on simple steps to take to protect your information.

About Lisa Sotto:
Sotto is a privacy expert who chairs the Hunton Andrews Kurth’s top-ranked global privacy and cybersecurity legal practice. Sotto identifies, evaluates and manages risks associated with privacy and data security practices, providing advice on cybersecurity risks, incidents and policy issues, including proactive cyber incident readiness. Sotto also analyzes risks and potential liabilities associated with inadequate privacy and data security practices in high-stakes corporate transactions. Sotto speaks frequently at conferences, testifies regularly before US Congress and other legislative and regulatory agencies, is the author of numerous treatises and articles, has been tapped to lead several industry committees and organizations, is sought after by media outlets and industry publications for her professional insights, and appears regularly on national television and radio news programs. She is the editor and lead author of the Privacy and Cybersecurity Law Deskbook.

About NSL (Never Stop Learning):
Beth Kojima and Anne-Cecilie Engell Speyer hope to make lifelong learning easy and flexible for anyone with a passion for ongoing education. Prior to co-founding NSL, Beth spent 11 years working at a hedge fund, TPG-Axon Capital, as a Partner in charge of Investor Relations and Strategy. Originally from Denmark, NSL co-founder Anne-Cecilie worked for 15 years in marketing and advertising at companies like Calvin Klein, Donna Karan, and Iconix Brand Group. She is actively involved on the Board of Trustees of The Michael J. Fox Foundation, Vineyard Theatre, Ballroom Marfa, and The Whitney Museum of American Art, where she serves as a Vice President. For years, Beth and Anne-Cecilie participated together in small salons with authors and parenting experts. Upon reflection, they realized that the model of convening in small groups and talking about interesting things could be extended in so many ways. As a result, they founded NSL to ease the connection between experts and individuals interested in learning. Both women are excited by the breadth of content and depth of information that NSL offers. We hope you will join us on this journey of education!