Security & Risk Management

State Cybersecurity Breach Laws Replaced by Federal Law? (Peak Performance)

Course Overview
In this report, we'll explore the effort to create a uniform federal cybersecurity breach law to replace the current laws in 47 states. By viewing this report, IT and business leaders will gain insight into why the change is being considered, and more importantly, what impact it would have on businesses if it's voted in. This program features attorney and technologist, Peter Vogel, a partner at Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, where he co-chairs the firm's Internet, e-commerce, and technology industry team.

Track: Peak Performance
Methodologies and proven practices that advance the management skills of IT professionals.

Learning Objectives:

Upon successful completion of this segment, you should be able to:

  • Understand why 47 State cybersecurity breach laws may be replaced by a standard federal law;
  • Recognize why having a uniform standard law could reduce the cost of breach responses and improve consumer protection;
  • Discuss what impact the change might have on business and IT.

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Speaker / Author:

Peter S. Vogel is a Partner with the law firm Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP in Dallas, Texas, where he serves as Chair of the e-Discovery Team and Co-Chair of the Technology Industry Practice Group. Mr. Vogel holds a Masters in Computer Science and a Certificate in Data Processing, and has worked as a programmer, systems analyst, graduate school lecturer and management consultant. He has written and lectured nationally on computer law topics, including the Internet, e-Commerce, and the e-Discovery. Mr. Vogel served as President of the Dallas Bar Association. Since 1997, he has served as Chair of the Texas Supreme Court Judicial Committee on Information Technology.
He also serves as a Court Ordered Mediator and Special Master in Computer e-Discovery, Technology, and Internet Matters. Mr. Vogel is an Adjunct Law Professor at the SMU Dedman School of Law and since 2000 taught courses on the Law of eCommerce. You may review his blog on the Internet, IT, and e-Discovery at

Software & Hardware Requirements:

  • 56k or Greater Internet Connection
  • Adobe Acrobat® Reader for the .pdf files
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 9 or higher
  • High Speed Internet Connection
  • Ram: 256 MB minimum
  • Sound card with speakers/headphones
  • Windows or Mac OS

Price (USD)

Standard Rate: $29.00
Subscribers: $29.00
Pillsbury U Online: $29.00
Metro State Univ: FREE


Course Code : WIT-1916

Course Level : N/A

Passing Grade : 70%
Format Type : eLearning

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