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Nicole Moriarty, Todd Kinney Present at NCSHA’s HFA Institute Conference

News | January 29, 2020

Kutak Rock partners Nicole Moriarty and Todd Kinney presented on a panel entitled “Special Briefing: Managing Your Program’s Cybersecurity Risk” at the 2020 National Council of State Housing Agencies’ (NCSHA) HFA Institute Conference held January 12-17 in Washington, D.C. 

Lesli Wright, Deputy Executive Director of the Wyoming Development Authority; and Zacharia Baldwin, a Special Agent from the Money Laundering, Forfeiture & Bank Fraud Unit of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) joined Ms. Moriarty and Mr. Kinney on the panel. 

The panel experts walked attendees through their legal obligations, outlined strategies for preventing cyberattacks, and shared best practices. Specifically, they discussed ways a program manager can train team members to detect and avoid business email compromise and wire fraud scams and ensure their agency is protecting sensitive data, as well as how they should respond if their data is compromised.  

Nicole Moriarty regularly advises employers, vendors, Internet service providers, website operators, and other companies on how to proactively manage ever-growing privacy and data security risks and requirements without sacrificing operational goals. She is a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US), credentialed by the International Association of Privacy Professionals

Todd Kinney focuses his practice on data security and privacy issues for clients across a range of industries, including healthcare, financial services and technology. He heads up the firm’s data breach response team and regularly handles breach analysis and response matters for clients of all sizes involving state notification statutes and federal regulations.

The National Council of State Housing Agencies (NCSHA) is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization created by the nation’s state Housing Finance Agencies (HFAs) more than 40 years ago to coordinate and leverage their federal advocacy efforts for affordable housing.