Heartbleed Bug Explained and What to Do Now
April 14, 2014

Heartbleed Bug Explained and What to Do Now

Listen to LegalSEC Steering Committee members,  Jamie Herman, Manger of Information Security at Ropes & Gray and Bill Kyrouz, Senior Manager Information Security & Governance at Bingham McCutchen LLP as they discuss the Heartbleed bug.  Jamie and Bill will share what it is, how to respond to it on behalf of your firm, what to look for and will also provide some action items you can do today to secure your networks.  

Note:  In an effort to centralize communications, ILTA has created a blog for vendors to post comments outlining whether their systems are affected and what steps are being taken to fix the problem, and what steps clients should take at their end. You can access the blog HERE.


Jamie Herman

Jamie Herman brings with him more than 15 years of experience in information security, risk management, and information technology. Currently the Manager of Information Security for Ropes & Gray LLP, Jamie’s expertise covers a diverse range of areas including implementing information security programs, data privacy, digital forensics, access control, leading innovation initiatives, and leading a global team. His passion for assisting law firms improve their security posture in all facets of business has been a key to his success. Having led vulnerability management plan efforts, security strategy and policy design initiatives, Jamie collaborates with a wide network of public and private industry information security experts to deliver forward-thinking security thought leadership to the legal information security industries. Jamie holds a BS in Computer and Digital Forensics from Champlain College (Summa Cum Laude), sits on the LegalSec steering committee, and has presented at numerous ARMA, ILTA, and information security industry events. Jamie can be reached at Jamie.Herman@ropesgray.com 

Bill Kyrouz

Bill has worked in Information Technology for over 15 years, 12 of them in the legal community.  While leading Bingham’s information security efforts he has implemented multiple programs including mandatory firmwide awareness, incident response, and vulnerability management.  Actively working with peers to raise the information security bar across the legal industry, Bill is a member of the LegalSec Steering Committee and LegalSec Summit Planning Committee.  A GSEC, he has previously spoken at local and national events on information security, business continuity and network management. Bill can be reached at wkyrouz@bingham.com or followed on Twitter @Kyrouz

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