Mar 08 2019

RSA 2019: Shining a Light on the Legal Side of Cybersecurity

Anti-malware, data encryption, two-factor authentication and the like most of the attention when it comes to discussions about cybersecurity. And while the technology feats associated with navigating the modern cyber landscape are intriguing and complex, perhaps not enough attention is paid to how the law shapes the ways in which cybersecurity works. We spoke with a few lawyers at the 2019 RSA Conference in San Francisco to get a better understanding of how their roles impact cybersecurity, either within their organizations or in the way they advise and handle their clients.

View more of our coverage from the 2019 RSA Conference and gain insight into how the conversation on cybersecurity is growing and evolving.


    • C.M. Toke Vandervoort, SVP, Deputy General Counsel, Under Armour
    • Randy Sabett, Special Counsel, Cooley

Video Highlights

  • In-house legal counsel are more than compliance cops — they can and should help to solve business problems.
  • Compliance with PCI DSS and other basic regulatory security standards seems obvious, but is often overlooked by startups and small businesses.
  • GDPR and the California Consumer Privacy Act are forcing companies to think about cybersecurity in a different way.