In the first of this two-part series, Brian Hengesbaugh, Global Chair of Privacy and Security at Baker McKenzie, is joined by Cyrus Vance Jr., Global Chair of Cybersecurity, as the two discuss the alarming increase in cybercrimes, looking broadly at the trends, public safety risks and legal implications for the business community, particularly as it pertains to boards and senior management navigating the current threat landscape. Listen to learn more about:

  • Why it is difficult to combat cybercrime and hold criminals accountable
  • The importance of multijurisdictional cooperation and public-private partnerships in fighting cybercrime
  • How geopolitical challenges and tensions will impact the outlook of cybercrime
  • What global companies and boards should understand about threat actors as cybercrimes become increasingly sophisticated in today’s environment

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Brian provides advice on global data privacy, data protection, cybersecurity, digital media, direct marketing information management, and other legal and regulatory issues. He is Chair of Baker McKenzie's Global Data Privacy and Security group.


Cyrus Vance Jr. is a partner in Baker McKenzie's North America Litigation and Government Enforcement Practice as well as the Firm's Global Compliance and Investigations Practice. He is based in New York and serves as Global Chair of the Cybersecurity Practice.