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David G. Ries

Clark Hill PLC

David G. Ries
Clark Hill PLC, Pittsburgh, PA

Dave Ries is of counsel in the Pittsburgh, PA office of Clark Hill PLC, where he practices in the areas of environmental, technology, and data protection law and litigation. For over 20 years, he has increasingly focused on cybersecurity, privacy, and information governance. He has used computers in his practice since the early 1980s and since then has strongly encouraged attorneys to embrace technology – in appropriate and secure ways.

Dave frequently speaks and writes nationally on legal ethics, technology, and technology law topics. He is a coauthor of Locked Down: Practical Information Security for Lawyers, Second Ed. (ABA 2016) and Encryption Made Simple for Lawyers (ABA 2015). He served on the ABA TECHSHOW Planning Board from 2005 through 2008 and is a member of the ABA Cybersecurity Legal Task Force, InfraGard’s Legal Industry Special Interest Group, and ILTA’s LegalSEC.

He can be contacted at 412-394-7787 or dries@ClarkHill.com.

My Sessions

Anatomy of a Data Breach: Analyzing Past Breaches to Minimize Risk

Columbus AB

There are a lot of people gunning for your data. In the war against data breaches, your best defense is to understand the past breaches – and keeping an eye on an ever-changing security horizon. Since the cone of silence around law firm data breaches shattered in 2016, firms have worked diligently to harden their […]

Cybersecurity
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Security Practices That Won’t Bust Your Budget

Columbus AB

“We can’t afford what you’re recommending.” Law firms say this all the time – but there are scalable ways to implement cybersecurity technology, policies, and practices that aren’t budget busters. There are many free and low-cost solutions to improve the security posture of your firm or organization. You might be pleasantly surprised to learn how […]

Cybersecurity
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