Wednesday, December 6th, 2017
7:30 am – 9:30 am
G. Clifton Eames Learning Center
203 Maine Ave., Bangor, ME
Businesses and individuals are awash in stories about personal privacy, data collection, breach of personally identifiable information (PII) and Big Data. What does it all mean, and what implications does it have for you? Berney Kubetz, Shareholder at Eaton Peabody, and Russell Patton, Chief Information Security Officer at Bangor Savings Bank, will discuss and explore the practical and legal dimensions of data privacy and regulation in the United States with an eye for what you need to know.
Berney Kubetz – Eaton Peabody
Berney’s litigation practice includes commercial and business disputes, product liability, and personal injury. He has successfully represented media clients in Federal and State Court trials in defense of defamation and invasion of privacy claims. He has won numerous trials for major national and local manufacturing companies in defending product liability claims. He represents banks and has won trials defending against lender liability claims. His litigation clients include insurance companies, real estate agencies and insurance agents. Berney also has a significant personal injury practice on behalf of accident victims. He has successfully defended Maine law firms in legal malpractice claims. His clients include national and statewide businesses, insurance companies, individuals and self-insured entities in both the United States and Canada.
Russell Patton – Bangor Savings Bank
Russell joined Bangor Savings Bank in January 2015 as Senior Vice President, Chief Information Security Officer with over 20 years of experience. His responsibilities include development and oversight of Information Technology Security, Data Privacy, Data Loss Prevention and Vendor Management programs. He recommends technologies, policies and procedures required to support the Bank’s strategic business plan and ensure compliance with applicable regulations. In addition he works closely with executive/senior management, business line managers, internal & external audit, and legal counsel to develop, implement and administer a comprehensive security strategy designed to protect all data processing systems, Bank facilities and employees while reducing fraud and preserving/enhancing facility and system usability. He serves as Chair of the Bank’s Information Security Committee and is a critical member of the Information Technology & Operations Committee (ITOC).