Cybersecurity, Law, and Ethics for Lawyers: Secure Yourself, Your Family, Firm, and Clients (July 2023 for NLA)

This is a landing page for my live and in-person CLE for The Nassau Lawyers' Association of Long Island, Inc (NLA) in July 2023. You will find CLE materials listed below.

Attorneys will earn 1 CLE credit in "cybersecurity-ethics", officially known as "Cybersecurity, Privacy and Data Protection - Ethics". This means you get 1 Ethics credit and you get 1 NYS cybersecurity credit, all at the same time (e.g. "concurrently"). NLA administers the CLE accreditation and credits, I just present the materials.

The registration will be handled by NLA for NLA members

CLE Materials include

Externally published articles by John about cybersecurity, law, and lawyers
ABA Model Rules
ABA Formal Opinions
NYS Rules of Professional Conduct for Attorneys

The NYS Rules of Professional Conduct for Attorneys is found in the New York Code of Rules and Regulations (NYCRR) Title 22 (Judiciary) Part 1200 (Rules of Professional Conduct). Or, for short, 22 NYCRR 1200. Relevant are portions on the attorney duties of confidentiality, competence and more. You can find the rules here:

NYS newish cybersecurity CLE requirement (order signed 6/10/2022, effective 1/1/2023 and 7/1/2023)

Attorneys admitted in NYS now must earn CLE in cybersecurity

NYSBA's 2020 recommendation about cybersecurity training (their recommendation became a rule, so just see the rule above)

John's CLEs for attorneys on cybersecurity

In 2017 my first book was published, Cybersecurity for the Home and Office, The Lawyer's Guide to Taking Charge of Your Own Information Security, from the American Bar Association (ABA).

Since then I have been providing continuing legal education (CLE) to attorneys about securing their information assets.

Some are afraid of technology and cybersecurity but should not be. It is a learning process and everyone can learn and improve.

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This is a page created for a specific CLE event, and after the event is over, this page will not be updated, so see Cybersecurity for attorneys.

Posted 6/20/2023 (building on prior work). Updated 07/27/2023.