On May 23, 2017, Moira Conlon was a panelist at BDO USA, LLP's Board of Directors Forum on "Cyber Security: How to Tackle the Problem." Despite the increasing prevalence of cyberthreats, corporate directors may not be as focused as they should be on this pervasive issue. A February 2017 article in Harvard Business Review spells out the importance of board attention to cyber security matters: Why Boards Aren't Dealing with Cyberthreats."
BDO hosts a quarterly series for board members to discuss hot topics currently impacting public companies. The May 23rd event was moderated by Adam Waggoner, Business Development Director of BDOâ�?�™s Los Angeles office, and the panelists along with Moira Conlon were Sharon R. Klein, partner in the Corporate and Securities Practice Group of Pepper Hamilton LLP, Karl Pedersen, a senior advisor in the National Commercial E&O and Cyber Center of Excellence, and Michael Sohn, supervisory special agent at the FBI Los Angeles Field Division. Email Moira Conlon directly for more information or a copy of the presentation.