Join us on April 7, 2020, for an in-depth webinar on Managing Critical Infrastructure Workforce During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Our featured group of speakers will discuss the legal, medical and practical issues that critical infrastructure companies are facing during the current COVID-19 pandemic. The speakers include Hunton lawyers Kevin Jones, Paul Tiao, Andrea Gardner, Susan Wiltsie and Lorie Masters, with special guests Myles Spar, MD, MPH, and Ashley Koff, RD.
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Hunton & Williams LLP announces the formation of a Cyber and Physical Security Task Force to assist companies in minimizing the risks and consequences of a serious security incident. The task force is being led by global privacy and cybersecurity head Lisa Sotto, cybersecurity partner Paul Tiao, and energy partner Kevin Jones, and includes lawyers from a wide range of practice groups within the firm.
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On June 5, 2014, new OpenSSL vulnerabilities were announced and the same week the Department of Justice detailed the financial damage of one version of sophisticated malware. Because technological solutions alone may not eliminate cyber risk, a proactive approach to address cyber risk should include an evaluation of risk transfer mechanisms, such as insurance.
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Hunton and Williams LLP’s Paul M. Tiao was appointed by Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe to the Virginia Cyber Security Commission. He is one of eleven citizen members elected to the group, which was established by executive order on February 26, 2014, to bring together public and private sector industry leaders from around the state to work on making Virginia a national leader in cybersecurity.
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Hunton and Williams partner Paul M. Tiao was featured on Platts Energy Week discussing the importance of the homeland security partnership between electric utility companies and the U.S. government. This blog entry provides a link to the feature.
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