Sep 13 2018

CHARLOTTE, N.C.—Womble Bond Dickinson attorney Allen O’Rourke will join other leaders in the technology and cybersecurity space to discuss “The Business of Artificial Intelligence, Reducing Cybersecurity Risks, and the Future of Work in these Sectors”. The discussion is presented by the British-American Business Council and takes place Wednesday, Sept. 26 at the Charlotte City Club.

Joining O’Rourke in the discussion will be FBI Cyber Task Force Special Agent Brian Cyprian and Grant Thornton Advisory Services Principal Roy Nicholson. Brooks Raiford, President & CEO of the N.C. Tech Association, will moderate the discussion.

The panelists will discuss the following topics in the 90-minute event:

  • Artificial Intelligence: AI is revolutionizing how many companies do business and helping them serve clients in a better, more efficient way. However, companies need an AI strategy to ensure maximum benefit from this technological evolution.
  • Cybersecurity: Why are cyber threats such a persistent challenge? And what can companies do to defend themselves? How should they respond in the event of an attack?
  • Future of Work: How will AI impact the supply and demand of labor? What industries are the most likely to be affected?

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Allen O’Rourke co-chairs the Privacy and Cybersecurity Team at Womble Bond Dickinson (US) LLP, and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US). He conducts cyber investigations and represents clients facing regulatory actions, consumer litigation, and business disputes arising out of cybersecurity incidents. O’Rourke also handles data breach response, and he counsels clients concerning data privacy compliance, cybersecurity preparedness, and legal aspects of computer network defense. Prior to joining Womble, O’Rourke was a cybercrime prosecutor who helped lead the Cyber Unit at the US Attorney’s Office in Washington, DC, where he received two Special Achievement Awards for his work to combat cybercrime.