Governance & Risk Management , Privacy , Video

Proof of Concept: California's First Consumer Privacy Fine

Also: Defending Against New Ransomware Tactics; Mitigating Impact of Zelle Scams
Clockwise, from top left: Anna Delaney, Tom Field, David Pollino and Lisa Sotto

In the latest "Proof of Concept," Lisa Sotto of Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP and former CISO David Pollino of PNC Bank, join editors at Information Security Media Group to discuss the California attorney general's first CCPA fine, how enterprises can better protect themselves against the latest tactics employed by ransomware gangs, and how businesses and consumers can mitigate the increasing number of scams targeting users of the Zelle peer-to-peer app.

See Also: The Cost of Underpreparedness to Your Business

Anna Delaney, director of productions; Tom Field, senior vice president of editorial; David Pollino, former CISO of PNC Bank; and Lisa Sotto, partner and chair of global privacy and cybersecurity practice at Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP; discuss:

  • How the California attorney general's office has issued its first fine against retailer Sephora for the mishandling of customer data;
  • The latest ransomware trends and how organizations can still improve incident preparation and response activities;
  • The Zelle financial fraud problem and what is required to strengthen the security of peer-to-peer payment apps.

Named in The National Law Journal's "100 Most Influential Lawyers," Sotto serves on the Hunton Andrews Kurth executive committee. She was voted the world's leading privacy adviser by Computerworld magazine and has earned the highest honor from Chambers and Partners as a "Star" performer for privacy and data security. Recognized as a "leading lawyer" by The Legal 500 U.S., Sotto chairs the U.S. Department of Homeland Security's Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee and is editor and lead author of "Privacy and Data Security Law Deskbook." She has represented the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Indonesia and has advised the Serbian government on global data protection law. An ISMG contributor, Sotto is co-chair of the International Privacy Law Committee of the New York Bar Association and chair of the New York Privacy Officers' Forum.

Pollino has over 25 years of experience in information security, fraud prevention and risk management. He has focused on financial services for 20 years and was the chief information security officer of Bank of the West and a divisional CISO at PNC. He has held multiple leadership positions in security and fraud, including Wells Fargo, Washington Mutual and Charles Schwab. An ISMG contributor, Pollino has authored multiple books and white papers focused on cybersecurity and fraud.

"Proof of Concept" runs semimonthly. Don't miss our previous installments, including the Sept. 7 edition discussing key steps for improving OT security and the Sept. 20 edition on what CISOs can learn from Twitter and Uber.

About the Author

Anna Delaney

Anna Delaney

Director, Productions, ISMG

An experienced broadcast journalist, Delaney conducts interviews with senior cybersecurity leaders around the world. Previously, she was editor-in-chief of the website for The European Information Security Summit, or TEISS. Earlier, she worked at Levant TV and Resonance FM and served as a researcher at the BBC and ITV in their documentary and factual TV departments.

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