Eric Gyasi

Counsel, BakerHostetler

Eric B. Gyasi provides proactive and strategic guidance to help clients address cybersecurity enterprise risk management, and he leads clients through the response to security incidents. Eric is uniquely qualified to help clients navigate the legal and business risk issues at the intersection of incident response and cybersecurity regulatory enforcement due to his legal acumen paired with his crisis communications and digital forensics background. A strategic thinker valued for his business-minded judgment, Eric advises boards of directors regarding the duty of oversight related to cybersecurity and the executive management team on compliance with complex regulatory requirements in a risk-informed manner.

Eric shepherds clients through cybersecurity incidents including network breaches, ransomware attacks, wire transfer fraud, business email compromises, financial crimes, corporate espionage and state-sponsored critical infrastructure intrusions. He leads and manages digital forensic investigations; develops and implements tailored cyber incident response strategies; prepares and drafts regulatory, government and shareholder disclosures; and crafts crisis communication strategies.

Eric is an active and engaged thought leader in the cybersecurity and data privacy industry. Designated as a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US) by the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), he is frequently called upon to present seminars and CLEs to industry groups on evolving cybersecurity issues and other key digital forensic issues. He is a member of the Sedona Conference and a contributing author to Working Group 11 – Data Security and Privacy Liability.