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Staying Ahead Amidst Growing Concerns on Increasing Cybersecurity Threats

Staying Ahead Amidst Growing Concerns on Increasing Cybersecurity Threats

Venue : Online Webinar

Event Start Date : Wednesday 13 October 2021

Event End Date : Wednesday 13 October 2021

Event Start Time : 03:30 pm

Event End Time : 04:30 pm

Registration Start Date : Thursday 30 September 2021

Registration End Date : Wednesday 13 October 2021

Event Overview:

Cybersecurity threats have grown in scale and complexity over the past year alone. In line with global trends, Singapore is witnessing a rise in cybersecurity threats targeted at various local industries such as finance and e-commerce.

Join us in this webinar featuring experienced legal advisors from Withers KhattarWong to examine emerging trends on personal data breaches and cybersecurity threats. Jonathan Kok, Sharon Lin and Alvin Lim will share insights on how to safeguard, use and own personal data properly to prevent data leaks, and how such assets can be protected via technological and contractual means. Understand the risks of potential ransomware threats and the cross-border nature of cybersecurity threats.

 

Discussion Points:

  • Emerging trends on personal data breaches and cybersecurity threats
  • How to safeguard, use and own personal data properly to prevent data leaks
  • How such assets can be protected via technological and contractual means
  • Risks of potential ransomware threats
  • Cross-border nature of cybersecurity threats

 

Speakers:

Jonathan is a partner in the intellectual property and technology team and co-leads the Withers Tech Asia team. His areas of practice can be classified into 3 broad sectors; namely, Franchise & Licensing; Media & Entertainment; and Technology. With the adoption of new technology, he is often sought by media and tech companies to advise on the creation and protection of media content and digital assets as well as the use of such content and assets on new digital platforms. He is also external counsel to a number of international media and tech companies who seek his counsel on their day-to-day operations. His work ranges from the identification and protection of his clients’ intellectual property assets, including the processing and analysis of data, to the commercialisation of their intellectual property assets through partnerships, distributions, collaborations and licensing. He has been engaged by international media and tech companies to represent them on complex licensing and IP acquisition transactions involving parties in different jurisdictions.

 

Sharon is a partner in the litigation and arbitration team. In more than a decade of litigation practice, Sharon has been involved in many high profile matters and has successfully represented clients in the State Courts and the High Court of Singapore. The focus of Sharon’s work is on both the contentious and non-contentious aspects of insurance where she advises and acts for the major insurance companies in Singapore in various classes of insurance, with a special focus on professional indemnity insurance. She acts as defence counsel for various Real Estate professionals in disciplinary proceedings by the Council for Estate Agencies (CEA) before the Disciplinary Committee and Appeals Board. Sharon’s portfolio also includes a significant amount of commercial litigation and arbitration cases, such as mining disputes, breaches of fiduciary duties, minority oppression, trademark infringement and tort of conspiracy claims. Sharon has delivered numerous seminars/ webinars and she has contributed to several chapters in the Singapore Atkin’s Court Forms (Personal Injury, Third Party proceedings, Discovery, Payment into and out of Court and Discontinuance).

 

Alvin Lim is special counsel in the Intellectual Property and Technology team. His areas of practice includes advising clients in all aspects of intellectual property and intangible asset acquisition, management, commercialization, enforcement and protection strategy across a broad range of industries and technologies spanning life sciences, medtech, telecommunications, IT, electronics, semiconductors, FMCG, food and beverage, music, fashion and design, digital technology and artificial intelligence. Alvin has a strong IP litigation and enforcement practice, regularly acting for clients in patent, trademark, copyright and trade secrets disputes in Singapore and also cross border IP disputes. The non-contentious aspects of Alvin’s practice include conducting IP and intangible asset audits, IP registration and prosecution work, acting for clients in commercial IP transactions, drafting and review of technology contracts, providing advice on regulatory law and compliance in respect of data privacy, medical, advertising and fintech laws.

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