Cyber Attack Prevention: Simple Steps to Safeguard Client Information
This program is a recording of the Live Webcast Seminar held on August 4, 2021.
If you attended the live webcast; You cannot claim CLE for watching this recorded program.
As technology progresses, law firms have a responsibility to protect client information. While our natural action is to focus on how law firms avoid problems with wire fraud and Phishing scams. The real dynamic in 2021 and beyond is the responsibility to protect client information.
This one-hour session will educate participants as to how a bad actor gains access, and some simple ways to mitigate those risks.
Carl Mazzanti, Owner, eMazzanti Technologies
A top-tier IT guy with the ability to assemble a world-class crew to solve business problems. Will shake 10,000 hands a year speaking at conferences and attending industry events. Family-first and super loyal. Consider a lifelong partnership to be more important than the transaction.
Co-Founder and President of eMazzanti Technologies, Microsoft’s 2015/2013/2012 Partner of the Year and one of the premier IT consulting services for businesses throughout the New York metropolitan area and internationally. Manage over 400 active accounts ranging from professional services firms to high-end global retailers.
eMazzanti is all about delivering powerful, efficient outsourced IT services, such as computer network management and troubleshooting, managed print, PCI DSS compliance, green computing, mobile workforce technology, information security, cloud computing, and business continuity and disaster recovery.
The company excels at security and risk assessments, multi-site implementations, outsourced network management, remote monitoring, and 24X7 support, based on Microsoft and related technologies. No effort is spared to ensure business continuity when disaster strikes. Within 72 hours of Sandy’s devastating landfall, 100% of eMazzanti customers were back up and running.
Strong OEM relationships influence experts at Microsoft, HP, Xerox and others to provide resources individual customers might never have access to. Expect a terrific customer experience from eMazzanti Technologies. Customers vote with their dollars, and eMazzanti will receive 8 million votes this year.
A frequent business conference speaker and technology talk show guest and contributor at Microsoft-focused events, including frequent prominent roles at the Microsoft Inspire (Worldwide Partner Conference / WPC). eMazzanti clients have been featured in over 60 Microsoft videos and case studies.
Kerry Brian Flowers, Esq., Attorney, Flowers and O’Brien Law Firm, New Jersey
Mr. Flowers is a graduate of Washington College, Chestertown, Maryland (1976) and New York Law School, cum laude, (1983). Upon graduation from college, he was employed by the New York State Office of Court Administration as an analyst where he worked on the development of the first automated court record keeping system in the United States for the New York City Criminal Court System.
After graduating from law school, he joined the staff of a large Manhattan-based real estate developer, Time Equities, Inc., as associate, and later, senior general counsel. While at Time Equities, Inc. he worked a variety of development projects including the acquisition, financing and conversion of Tudor City into a residential cooperative and the acquisition and financing of a large office and industrial park portfolio located in six states. Moving to private practice, he was first associated with the Woodbridge, New Jersey firm of Greenbaum Rowe Smith Ravin & Davis and later became a partner in the firm where he developed a base of private clients that he still works with today. In 1995, he moved his practice to a larger regional firm, Saul Ewing, in the firm’s Princeton, New Jersey office, returning to Northern New Jersey in 1999 to practice with the firm Krugman & Kailes in Saddle Brook, New Jersey.
Krugman & Kailes subsequently merged with McCarter & English, located in Newark, New Jersey, during which time Mr. Flowers also served as the General Counsel for the New Jersey Builders Association. In December, 2006, he formed his own firm, Flowers & O’Brien with W. Mark O’ Brien, Esq. The firm is now of counsel to the firm of Kates Nussman Ellis Farhi and Earle, LLP. Mr. Flowers and Mr. O’Brien have previously practiced together at Saul Ewing, Krugman & Kailes and McCarter & English.
Together they focus their business on the representation of small and mid-sized privately owned companies, primarily in the fields of real estate, technology, energy, financing, and private equity. Given his broad background working with clients on large and complicated matters, Mr. Flowers is able to provide efficient and effective legal advice in an accessible, local environment. A significant part of his practice includes assisting clients with the structuring and financing of complicated business relationships, including operating agreements, real estate tax appeals, zoning issues, private placement memorandums, sale lease-back transactions, tenants in common agreements, 1031 exchange transactions, representing borrowers in MBS transactions, drafting joint venture agreements, SaaS and back office technical support agreements.
He has also developed a niche practice representing residential cooperatives, and has been cited as an authority on the cooperative form of ownership by both the Appellate division and the Supreme Courts of New Jersey. He has also represented both Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac with regarding to the placement, and loan workout, of underlying cooperative mortgages He has represented cooperatives in the financing of significant underlying mortgages for participation in mortgage backed securities pools with commercial lenders, banks, insurance companies and brokerage houses. He has also assisted clients with the reorganization of limited dividend cooperatives and condominiums to bring the projects back to market rate status. He is currently working with a large cooperative contemplating the conversion to the condominium form of ownership.
Mr. Flowers is a member of the New York and New Jersey Bars. The New Jersey, New York and American Bar Associations, as well as the member of the Federal Court, District of New Jersey and Southern District of New York. The firm also maintains an office at 43 West 43rd Street Suite 28, New York, NY 10036.
Credit: This seminar qualifies for 1.0 CLE Credit.
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