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New York Chapter In-Person Event | Cyberattacks & Private Company Boards | Group Tabletop Exercise
345 Park Ave., 37th Floor
New York, New York 10154
Tuesday, October 03, 2023, 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM EST
Category: New York Metro

Cyberattacks & Private Company Boards | Group Tabletop Exercise


Please join us for this in-person cyber incident exercise including:

  • Simulated scenarios that mimic real cybersecurity incidents while testing your responses
  • Resources to help organizations identify threats, potential business impacts & test drive capabilities
  • Post Exercise discussion with our experts
  • Networking with others interested in private company governance

This program will help you to answer the following questions:

  • What is the role of the board and the executive team in the event of a cyber incident?
  • Is the incident response plan of your organization sufficient?
  • Are the stakeholders aware of their roles and responsibilities in case of a cyber incident?
  • Does your organization have adequate expertise and resources to respond to a cyberattack?


  • 5:00 to 5:30 PM - Registration & Networking
  • 5:30 to 6:15 PM - Tabletop Exercise
  • 6:15 to 7:00 PM - Q&A with Panelists
  • 7:00 to 8:00 PM - Refreshments & Networking

Seating is limited. Register today.


Thank you to our National Sponsors!

Thank you to our Event Sponsor!



Jordan Barth
Managing Director

Jordan will lead our tabletop exercise. He is a Managing Director in KPMG’s Cyber Security Services practice with more than 13 years of experience helping clients protect critical assets from cyber threats, improving the ability of companies to detect cyber security incidents and assisting firms in responding to major breaches. He is an accomplished speaker and frequently participates in webcasts, roundtables and panels relating to Cyber Security and Cyber Incident Response. Additionally, Jordan is a vocal advocate for Diversity, Equality and Inclusion within the Cyber Security community and helps lead KPMG efforts around LGTBQ+ inclusion within the workforce.

The following Panelists will join Jordan for additional perspectives during the Q&A session of our program:


Deon Minnaar

Deon is the National Leader for KPMG’s Board Advisory Services with the sole objective of helping boards be more impactful. As a 30-year veteran at KPMG, the last two decades have been exclusively focused on governance related engagements for boards and management to drive improvements in performance and effectiveness.

Deon serves on KPMG and City Relief boards on various committees. He is also an Advisory Board member for St John’s University’s ERM program and for FEI Governance Committee.


Christine Baird
Clarus Tech Partners,

Christine Baird, CEO and Founder of Clarus Tech Partners, leads a team of tech and compliance experts specializing in cybersecurity and data privacy compliance for SMBs in finance, real estate, healthcare, and manufacturing sectors. With over 20 years of executive leadership and entrepreneurship, Christine's career spans diverse industries such as IT, real estate, finance, oil & gas, telecommunications, and aerospace & defense across the U.S., Central & South America, Asia, and Europe.  She has managed SMBs to Fortune 100 projects, and worked for Oracle Corporation, Intuit Corporation, MCI Telecommunications, Loral Federal Systems, and SAIC.    

Christine serves on the Advisory Board for LogicSource, a sourcing/procurement tech organization and Spin-Analytics, a FinTech/RegTech company and is a member of the Private Director’s Association.  She also served as a Board Member for the University of Kent UK. Her academic journey includes a BA from the University of Colorado, Colorado Springs, an MA from the University of Kent, UK, and Business Management certification from Santa Clara University's Leavey School of Business Management.


Lisa J. Sotto
Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP

Named among The National Law Journal’s “100 Most Influential Lawyers,” Lisa Sotto chairs Hunton Andrews Kurth’s top-ranked Global Privacy and Cybersecurity practice and is the managing partner of the firm’s New York office. She also was named a “Client Service All‐Star” by BTI. Chambers and Partners honored Lisa as the sole recipient of the 2021 Outstanding Contribution to the Legal Profession award, and noted that a peer enthused, “Lisa Sotto is a legend.” She has received widespread recognition for her work in the areas of privacy and cybersecurity. Lisa was voted the world’s leading privacy advisor in all surveys by Computerworld magazine and has received top rankings for privacy and data security by Chambers and Partners and The Legal 500. She serves as the Chairperson of the Department of Homeland Security’s Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee.  

Lisa was named one of Ethisphere Magazine’s “Attorneys Who Matter,” listing attorneys who “have risen to the top,” and was named among The National Law Journal’s “Cybersecurity & Data Privacy Trailblazers” and “Regulatory & Compliance Trailblazers.” Nicknamed both the “Priestess of Privacy” and “Queen of Breach”, Lisa assists clients in identifying, evaluating and managing risks associated with privacy and data security practices. She advises clients on the California Consumer Privacy Act of 2018, California Privacy Rights Act of 2020, GLB, HIPAA, COPPA, CAN-SPAM, FCRA, VPPA, security breach notification laws, and other U.S. state and federal privacy and data security requirements (including HR rules), and global data protection laws (including those in the EU, Asia and Latin America). She provides extensive advice on cybersecurity risks, incidents and policy issues, including proactive cyber incident readiness. Since 2005, she has advised clients on more than 3,000 cybersecurity and data breach incidents in the U.S. and abroad, including many of the seminal events. Lisa also advises clients on AI governance policies and procedures, and policy and regulatory issues associated with the collection, use, and disclosure of personal information in the metaverse.

Lisa speaks frequently at conferences, testifies regularly before the U.S. Congress and other legislative and regulatory agencies, is the author of numerous treatises and articles, has been tapped to lead several industry committees and organizations, is sought after by media outlets and industry publications for her professional insights, and appears regularly on national television and radio news programs. She is the editor and lead author of the legal treatise entitled Privacy and Cybersecurity Law Deskbook, published by Aspen Publishers, Wolters Kluwer Law & Business.

Lisa is chair of the New York Privacy Officers’ Forum and a former member of the Board of Directors of the International Association of Privacy Professionals. She received her J.D. from the University of Pennsylvania Law School, where she was an editor of the Law Review. Lisa received her B.A. from Cornell University, with Distinction in All Subjects. She is admitted to practice in New York.