Incident & Breach Response , Legislation & Litigation , Security Operations

Breach Impact on the CISO

Attorney Aravind Swaminathan on Executives Being Held Personally Accountable for Breaches
Aravind Swaminathan, global co-chair, cyber, privacy & data innovation, Orrick

Increasingly, regulators are looking to hold individual executives accountable for data breaches. This is where attorney Aravind Swaminathan steps in to represent security leaders in legal actions. What are the potential liabilities?

In a video interview at Information Security Media Group's recent Fraud and Breach Summit in Seattle, Swaminathan discusses:

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  • The trend of executives being held accountable;
  • The reputational impact of breaches;
  • How emerging privacy legislation may impact security organizations.

Swaminathan is global co-chair of Orrick's cyber, privacy and data Innovation practice. He has directed more than 150 cybersecurity and data breach investigations, including those with national security implications.


About the Author

Tom Field

Tom Field

Senior Vice President, Editorial, ISMG

Field is responsible for all of ISMG's 28 global media properties and its team of journalists. He also helped to develop and lead ISMG's award-winning summit series that has brought together security practitioners and industry influencers from around the world, as well as ISMG's series of exclusive executive roundtables.




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