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Guillermo Christensen Featured in IAPP The Privacy Advisor: "Member Spotlight: A Conversation with Guillermo Christensen and Alex Iftimie"

Guillermo ChristensenIce Miller LLP partner Guillermo Christensen was featured in the IAPP The Privacy Advisor article, "Member Spotlight: A Conversation with Guillermo Christensen and Alex Iftimie."

The article included: 

Ransomware attacks are becoming more prevalent around the world. The sophistication of these attacks is growing and their targets becoming wide-ranging, to the point where the U.S. Department of Justice launched a ransomware task force in April.

The concept of ransomware attacks are straightforward, but where personal data and proper data protection factor in is a little less clear.

Ice Miller Partner Guillermo Christensen and Morrison & Foerster Of Counsel Alex Iftimie are both in the thick of the ransomware conversation these days. Christensen, a former U.S. Central Intelligence Agency intelligence officer, not only advises on how to respond to ransomware attacks but also has taken part in negotiations with assailants. Iftimie advises Fortune 500 companies on all aspects of breach preparedness and response while also working on sensitive U.S. national security matters, internal investigations and government enforcement actions.

In this first-of-its-kind Member Spotlight, Christensen and Iftimie spoke with IAPP Staff Writer Joe Duball on all things ransomware, specifically highlighting how personal data can be leveraged and how companies can better equip themselves to face attacks.


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