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John Simek

Sensei Enterprises, Inc.

Mr. Simek is the Vice President of Sensei Enterprises, Inc., an information technology, digital forensics and information security firm located in Fairfax, VA. Mr. Simek has a national reputation as a digital forensics technologist and has testified as an expert witness throughout the United States. He holds a degree in engineering from the United States Merchant Marine Academy and an MBA in finance from Saint Joseph’s University.

Mr. Simek holds the prestigious CISSP (Certified Information Systems Security Professional) certification in addition to multiple other technical certifications. Mr. Simek is also a member of the High Tech Crime Network as well as the American Bar Fairfax Bar Associations. He serves on the Board of Directors for the Virginia Law Foundation and Fairfax CASA.

He is a past chair of ABA TECHSHOW 2019, co-host of the Legal Talk Network podcast Digital Detectives, and a co-author of eighteen books to include Locked Down: Practical Information Security for Lawyers, 2nd Edition (American Bar Association 2016), Encryption Made Simple for Lawyers (American Bar Association, 2015) and The 2008-2020 Solo and Small Firm Legal Technology Guide: Critical Decisions Made Simple (American Bar Association, 2008-2020) as well as other titles. He is a frequent author and speaker on information security, legal technology and electronic evidence throughout the country. He blogs at youritconsultant.senseient.com and may be reached at jsimek@senseient.com.

My Sessions

Bad Actors: The Year in Breaches

Columbus IJ

Nothing educates like a bad experience, preferably someone else’s. Recent years are littered with teaching moments on data spills and their consequences. Our experts review recent notable security failures, providing a road map on how to ensure it does not happen to your firm.

Cybersecurity
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Of PEN Tests and Policies: Firm Security Audits

Columbus IJ

Hacker audits penetration testing and employee phishing simulations can provide crucial insights into the state of your technology and the awareness of your law firm. The results should lead to an action plan, peace of mind, and a possible reduction in cyber insurance premiums.

Cybersecurity
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