Welcome to Incident Response Forum Ransomware 2023 - Virtual Event! 

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The only conference of its kind, this event focuses solely on the field of Incident Response and ransomware attacks. Each session throughout the day is geared specifically for the legal and compliance professionals who have emerged as critical players during the aftermath of ransomware attacks. This conference will take place online on Thursday, January 12, 2023

The conference’s stellar faculty – including senior government cybersecurity officials from the FBI and OFAC, and nearly two dozen other legal and consulting luminaries in the filed of ransomware response — will discuss the most important issues now facing attorneys and professionals who work in this area.

5.4 hours of CLE credit (approved in Delaware and reciprocal states) are available to attendees.


Session TitleDate and Times


Welcome Remarks and Introduction                     January 12, 2023 9:00am - 9:05am ETBruce Carton, Editor, Cybersecurity Docket
Ransomware Attacks: What to Do When You Get the CallJanuary 12, 2023 9:10am - 10:00am ETJamie Singer, Managing Director, FTI Consulting
Heather Sussman, Partner, Orrick
Kimberly Kiefer Peretti, Partner, Alston & Bird
Dan Pepper, Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright
Ransomware Attacks Before and After: Preparation, Governance, Training and RemediationJanuary 12, 2023 10:35am - 11:25am ETDaniel Greene, Partner, Octillo
Trent Duffy, Partner, FGS Global
Megan Kayo, Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Travis LeBlanc, Partner, Cooley LLP
The New Era of Working With the FBI: Best Practices and Potential PitfallsJanuary 12, 2023 11:30am - 12:20pm ETSteve Fahey, Partner, Kirkland & Ellis
Edward McAndrew, Partner, BakerHostetler
Bryan Smith, Section Chief, Cyber Criminal Section, FBI
Phyllis Sumner, Partner, King & Spalding
Ransomware and Cyber InsuranceJanuary 12, 2023 12:30pm - 1:20pm ETJennifer Coughlin, Partner, Mullen Coughlin
Scott N. Godes, Partner, Barnes & Thornburg LLP
Edward R. McNicholas, Partner, Ropes & Gray
Christopher Ballod, Managing Director, Kroll
Assessing the Future (or Lack Thereof) of Ransomware: What Lies Ahead?January 12, 2023 1:25pm - 2:15pm ETDavid Aaron, Senior Counsel, Perkins Coie
Robert Hudock, Partner, King and Spalding
Antony Kim, Partner, Latham & Watkins
Micaela McMurrough, Partner, Covington
The Changing Tides of Regulation: Navigating New Regulatory Requirements and Guidance Around Cybersecurity and RansomwareJanuary 12, 2023 3:00pm - 3:50pm ETErez Liebermann, Partner, Debevoise & Plimpton
Justin Webb, Privacy Counsel, Snap Inc.
David Hirsch, Chief, Crypto Assets & Cyber Unit, SEC
Aravind Swaminathan, Partner, Orrick Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP