On September 25, 2013 Venable hosted Cyber Sticks and Carrots – How the NIST Cybersecurity Framework, Incentives, and the SAFETY Act Affect You
in its Washington, DC office to discuss key insights and industry updates on President Obama’s executive order earlier this year creating a voluntary cybersecurity framework for utilities and other critical infrastructure companies. Former Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security Jane Holl Lute who is the current President and CEO of the Council on Cybersecurity, a nonprofit organization founded earlier this year to help improve internet security, was the featured speaker.
Venable partner and retired Navy Rear Admiral Jamie Barnett
served as moderator. Partner Diz Locaria
and associate Jason Wool also spoke during the event. News of the event was featured in Corporate Counsel
and the Blog of Legal Times
on September 25.