In the second 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 continue their discussion on cybercrime, focusing on the National Cybersecurity Strategy recently released by the White House, which seeks to address cyber risk and resiliency in America. Listen in to hear their views about:

  • The National Cybersecurity Strategy framework, highlighting key takeaways of the five pillars:
  • i) defend critical infrastructure; ii) disrupt and dismantle threat actors; iii) shape market forces to drive security and resilience; iv) invest in a resilient future; and v) forge international partnerships to pursue shared goals; and
  • The role of the federal government to help stabilize insurance markets against catastrophic cyber events and foster business continuity as organizations navigate the global challenges of cybercrime.

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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.