Spencer Fane attorney Sarah Porter was part of a cybersecurity panel for CPA firm Froehling Anderson’s ongoing Business Owner Seminar Series (BOSS) on November 9 in Fridley, Minnesota.
During the event, Protecting Your Business in a Digital Age, Sarah highlighted how business owners can proactively address cybersecurity threats in the digital commerce world. This discussion included identifying risk areas, examining available protection tools, and detailing risk mitigation practices. Sarah was joined on the panel by fellow industry professionals Angie Propp, Highland Bank; Eric Brown, IT Audit Labs; and Erin Kutz, Flagship Insurance Services. The event also provided networking and refreshments for attendees.
At Spencer Fane, Sarah Porter is a commercial transactions, real estate, and business and corporate law attorney with over 10 years of experience. As data and privacy issues have become core aspects of operations in the business world, Sarah commonly counsels clients to proactively understand and assess their overall cyber and data-related risks and develop strategic plans for mitigating those risks. This includes reviewing and drafting policies, procedures, contractual terms, and third-party risk management. Sarah is also a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US), which is a designation to show mastery of data privacy laws and regulations and how to apply them.