This CLE brings together acclaimed experts on the interplay between the practice of law, network and cyber security, and digital forensics. The purpose of this CLE is to offer a deeper exploration of these topics than in traditional CLEs.
Sherri Davidoff is the CEO of LMG Security and the co-author of “Network Forensics: Tracking Hackers Through Cyberspace” (Prentice Hall, 2012). She has fifteen years of experience as a cyber security professional, specializing in digital forensics, penetration testing and security awareness training. Sherri has authored courses for the SANS Institute and Black Hat, and conducted onsite security training for the Department of Defense, Google, Comcast, Los Alamos National Laboratories, and many other organizations. She is a faculty member at the Pacific Coast Banking School and adjunct faculty at the University of Montana, where she teaches cybersecurity classes. Sherri is a GIAC– certified forensic examiner (GCFA) and penetration tester (GPEN), and holds her degree in Computer Science and Electrical Engineering from MIT.
Brendan O’Connor is a Senior Security Advisor at Leviathan Security Group in Seattle, WA, where his work focuses on assisting corporations and law firms with security, risk management, and information governance needs. He is Vice-Chair of the ABA’s Information Security Committee. His research focuses on distributed sensing and disposable computing, and through his consultancy, Malice Afterthought, was awarded two DARPA Cyber Fast Track research contracts. His work has been featured by Forbes, the New York Times, and Bloomberg TV, among many other media outlets. He has presented at computer security conferences in the Untied States and Abroad, including the Black Hat USA and Europe conferences, DEF CON, Paranoia, ShmooCon, RSA and ThotCon. He holds the degrees of Bachelor and Master of Science in Engineering in Computer Science from the Johns Hopkins University, and Juris Doctor (with Honors) from the University of Wisconsin Law School; he is admitted to the bar in Montana. His website is http://ussjoin.com
Karen Sprenger is the Chief Operations Officer at LMG Security. She has over 20 years of experience in information technology, most recently serving as Director of Technology for Billings Public Schools, where she was responsible for securing and supporting 18,000 users, 8,500 computers, 5,000 mobile devices, 2,000 telephones, and 50 miles of network. Karen is President and founding member of the Montana High Tech Crime Investigation Association (HTCIA) and is a GIAC-Certified Forensics Examiner (GCFE).