Hopefully you won’t have to hire a lawyer to defend yourself against a government regulator. What happens when the Federal Trade Commission or other powerful body accuses your company of wrongdoing which you do not feel you were responsible for? Join this podcast and hear how the owner of a small company decided to take on the FTC and how he went about choosing a lawyer. The answers will surprise you and provide some useful tips for choosing a lawyer.
To view the article from the CISO COMPASS Book that sparked this interview, please visit: https://securityweekly.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/CISOSTORIES_MichaelJDaugherty_CCExtract.pdf
Daugherty, M. 2019. Finding the Right Lawyer to Defend Your Company. In CISO COMPASS: Navigating Cybersecurity Leadership Challenges with Insights from Pioneers, 1st Ed, pg 337. Fitzgerald, T. CRC Press, Boca Raton, Fl. www.amazon.com/author/toddfitzgerald.
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Michael Daugherty – CEO at LabMD
Mike Daugherty is the CEO of LabMD, a cancer testing laboratory, and Founder of The Justice Society. A graduate of The University of Michigan, Mike was a surgical healthcare entrepreneur for over twenty years marketing implantable medical devices. In 1996 he founded LabMD. He has spent most of the last decade defending his company against charges that it had deficient cybersecurity practices. (https://www.bloomberg.com/features/2016-labmd-ftc-tiversa/)
Todd Fitzgerald – Vice President, Cybersecurity Strategy at Cybersecurity Collaborative
Todd Fitzgerald has built information Fortune 500/large company security programs for 20 years. Todd serves as VP, Cybersecurity Strategy and Chairman of the Cybersecurity Collaborative Executive Committee, was named 2016–17 Chicago CISO of the Year, ranked Top 50 Information Security Executive, authored 4 books including #1 Best Selling and 2020 CANON Hall of Fame Winner CISO COMPASS: Navigating Cybersecurity Leadership Challenges with Insights from Pioneers (2019), ground-breaking CISO Leadership: Essential Principles for Success, as well as contributions to a dozen others. Todd held senior leadership positions at Northern Trust, Grant Thornton International, Ltd, ManpowerGroup, WellPoint (Anthem) Blue Cross Blue Shield/ National Government Services, Zeneca/Syngenta, IMS Health and American Airlines.