Cyber Security Symposium


Hillcrest Auditorium
Underwood Law Library
6550 Hillcrest Avenue
Dallas, Texas 75205

Date & Time:

Friday, October 23rd, 2015
9 AM - 4 PM


Registration fee is $100 
Registration fee for government employees is $80.
Online registration has closed. 

Onsite registration will be available at the Walk-in Registration Table beginning at 8 a.m. on October 23rd.
SMU Law Students/Faculty may receive complimentary registration by emailing Lisa Browning.


8:00 a.m. Check-In and Late Registration
8:45 a.m. Opening Remarks and Welcome


SMU Professor Jeffrey Kahn, Moderator

9:00 a.m. Professor Richard J. Johnson
Jones Day — “The Potential Coalescence of Voluntary Cybersecurity Standards and Best Practices into an Applicable Standard of Care”
9:20 a.m. Professor Jeffrey Kahn
SMU Dedman School of Law — “Terrorist Watch Lists and the Uses of Intelligence”
9:40 a.m. Professor Gregory S. McNeal
Pepperdine University School of Law — “The Internet of Things (IOT)— privacy issues and the potential for reformation”
10:00 a.m. Shawn Tuma
Scheef & Stone, L.L.P. — “Data Security and Privacy by Contract: Hacking Us All Into Business Associates”
10:20 a.m. Q&A
10:35 a.m. Coffee Break


SMU Professor Thomas Wm. Mayo, Moderator

10:50 a.m. Jamie Sorley
U.S. Department of Health & Human Services — “Overview of HIPAA as it pertains to cybersecurity incidents”
  Brandon Kulwicki
Hall Render Killian Heath & Lyman, P.C. (formerly Stewart Courington Duggar Dean, PLLC) — “The applicable Texas laws governing cybersecurity incidents in healthcare”
  Timothy Newman
Haynes and Boone, LLP — “Advising clients on cybersecurity incidents with HIPAA and Texas law”
11:20 a.m. Q&A
12:05 p.m. Luncheon at Karcher Auditorium
12:45 p.m. Professor Frederick R. Chang - Keynote Speaker
SMU Lyle School of Engineering — “An analysis of the political, social, and technological issues with cybersecurity under an interdisciplinary approach”


SMU Professor Christopher Jenks, Moderator

1:15 p.m. Colonel Gary Corn
Department of Defense — “The Role of the Military in the Whole of Nation Response to the Growing Cyber Threat”
1:35 p.m. Professor Tim McCormack
Melbourne Law School — “The Tallinn Manual on the Law Applicable to Cyber Warfare”
1:55 p.m. Steve Bullitt
Special Agent, Secret Service — “Corporate Account Takeovers, Business Email-Compromise, ransomware, intellectual property theft, botnets and the utilization of our own infrastructure against us, utilizing case examples without attribution to the victim companies”
2:15 p.m. Justin Koplow
Stanley Law Group (Former counsel for U.S. Intelligence Community) — “Naming North Korea a State Sponsor of Cyber Terrorism”
2:35 p.m. Q&A
2:50 p.m. Closing Remarks


Gold Level


Silver Level

                    Dallas Bar Association Computer Law Section



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