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Rick Borden is a partner in the Privacy & Data Security Group at Frankfurt Kurnit. He drafts privacy policies and cybersecurity compliance documents, and assesses data sharing, protection and the collection and use of employee and consumer personal data. Rick was a Cybersecurity lawyer at Bank of America and the Chief Privacy Officer and Cybersecurity Counsel at The Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation. He currently helps clients comply with the New York State Department of Financial Services Cybersecurity Regulation, SEC Cybersecurity Rules and enforcement, the wave of new state privacy laws coming out of California, Virginia, Colorado, Utah, and Connecticut, and emerging issues with new Consumer Financial Protection Bureau rules for digital marketing agencies.
David N. Patariu focuses his practice on matters related to privacy, cybersecurity, and data protection. David has counseled clients on regulatory compliance, litigation, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), intellectual property (IP), product development, and due diligence. He has a background in the technology industry, advising clients on compliance with laws and regulations at the state, federal, and global levels. David graduated from Cornell University with a B.A. and M.Eng. (computer science), earned a graduate degree in biomedical informatics from Stanford University Medical School, and earned a law degree from Loyola Chicago. He is admitted to and practice law in multiple states and the District of Columbia, having passed five bar exams (CA, NY, NJ, IL, TX). David is also a Privacy Law Specialist (PLS) and International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP) Fellow of Information Privacy (FIP). He has also attained the Information Privacy Manager (CIPM), Information Privacy Professional United States (CIPP/US), and Information Privacy Professional Europe (CIPP/E) credentials awarded by the IAPP. For cybersecurity, David has earned the (ISC)2 Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP) credential, the gold standard of InfoSec certifications. David's knowledge spans a range of security issues, including data breaches, information privacy, cyberattacks, network architecture, incident responses, and risk management.
Ms. Westby is a member of the bars of the District of Columbia, Pennsylvania, and Colorado. She serves as chair of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Privacy and Computer Crime Committee (Science & Technology Law Section) and co-chair of the Cybercrime Committee (Criminal Justice Section) and has served four terms on the ABA President’s Cybersecurity Task Force. She cochaired the World Federation of Scientists’ (WFS) Permanent Monitoring Panel on Information Security and served on the ITU Secretary-General’s High Level Experts Group on Cybersecurity.
Ms. Westby is the author of seven books, all published by the American Bar Association. Her latest publication, D&O Guide to Cyber Governance: Fiduciary Duties in the Digital Age, builds on her 15 years of experience in the governance of cyber risks and widely recognized series of governance surveys and reports. Ms. Westby led the development of the International Toolkit on Cybercrime Legislation and was editor and co-author of the 2010 UN publication, The Quest for Cyber Peace.
Previously, she launched In-Q-Tel for the CIA, was senior managing director at PricewaterhouseCoopers, was senior fellow and director of IT Studies for the Progress and Freedom Foundation, and was director of domestic policy for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Ms. Westby practiced law at Shearman & Sterling and Paul, Weiss, Rifkind, Wharton & Garrison.
She earned a B.A., summa cum laude, University of Tulsa and J.D., magna cum laude, Georgetown University Law Center and was named to the Order of the Coif. Ms. Westby was elected a member of the American Bar Foundation and the Cosmos Club.
Tom has been part of the SecureWorld team for over 14 years. He has launched several of the regional conferences we hold today. Tom is currently responsible for SecureWorld Digital, which provides educational content to the SecureWorld audience. He produces, executes, and moderates the majority of the Remote Sessions webcasts while also working closely with the SecureWorld event directors to build relevant agendas at the regional conferences.