The Colonial Pipeline Attack and the Indissoluble Link Between Privacy and Cybersecurity | ADCG Podcast: Ep. 30

32 minute listen | May.19.2021

The recent attack on the Colonial Pipeline punctuates the country’s vulnerability to ransomware and other cyberattacks that will only increase over time. In this episode, series hosts Jerry Buckley and Jody Westby discuss the implications of these attacks for both privacy and national security. Jody, one of the country’s leading authorities on cyber risk management, addresses these concerns and outline the steps that must be taken by companies, and suggests steps the government should consider, including the provision of tax credits to companies to facilitate investment in cybersecurity programs.



About the U.S. National Privacy and Cybersecurity Podcast


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The Association for Data and Cyber Governance presents a podcast series that explores informed points of view – both pro and con – on the need to develop national privacy legislation. Hosts Jerry Buckley, a founding partner of Buckley LLP, and Jody Westby, a prominent data security consultant, interview some of the nation’s key privacy professionals as they sort through the policy decisions that Congress will have to address as it considers how the use of data will be regulated in the United States.



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