Mainebiz U Session 3


1:00pm - 2:10pm

The new nightmare: how to prevent and cope with your data security needs

Join our panel of experts as we dive into how to prevent and respond to data breaches. We will discuss Technology best practices for maintaining data security as well as legal concerns and approaches.

The Panel:

Mark Benton, Product Manager | Systems Engineering

Mark has been with Systems Engineering for over five years. Mark brings over 30 years of experience working with and managing technology. Prior to joining SE, Mark had roles such as CIO, COO, and built a software-as-a-service "SaaS" organization. While working at a major U.S. railroad, he developed applications including one to graphically display the effects of train handling and terrain on the longitudinal forces in a moving freight train.

Jane Carpenter, Founder | Maine Identity Services, LLC

Jane Carpenter is the founder of Maine Identity Services, LLC, which provides data breach assistance to businesses and support to identity theft victims and police organizations in response to the crimes. Through her company, Carpenter consults with police departments in specific identity theft and data breach situations. A veteran of the Maine Attorney General's Office and a member of the FBI-sponsored InfraGard organization, she has assisted hundreds of identity theft victims and members of law enforcement.

Dan Mitchell, co-chair | Bernstein Shur

Dan is the co-chair of Bernstein Shur's Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice group and Data Security Team. With nearly two decades of litigation and trial experience, Dan has an in-depth knowledge of the state and federal courts and is widely respected as a confident, compelling, and ethical counselor. Dan was named to Bank Info Security's list of Top Ten Influencers for 2014. Dan has been recognized by Chambers USA for commercial litigation and is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell. He has been featured in numerous publications for his work on the Patco case, including the New York Times, the Wall Street Journal, and Wired. In October 2016, Mitchell was named a Cybersecurity Trailblazer by the National Law Journal for his groundbreaking work in cybersecurity law.


Bernard Kubetz, Shareholder | 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 has successfully defended Maine law firms in legal malpractice claims.

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