CFMA Philadelphia Membership Drive 2019 presents Cyber Incident Preparedness on October 23, 2019

When:  Oct 23, 2019 from 3:30 PM to 7:30 PM (ET)
Associated with  Philadelphia, PA

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We invite you to join us for a night of networking, education, and fun with your peers! FREE of charge!  We are not charging for this event as a thank you to our Great members and to showcase the excellent programming and networking our chapter provides. We ask that you help spread the word and invite prospective General Members to attend the evening with you.


Join us at no cost to you for an informative session worth 2 CPE hours.


Prospective General Members will be entered into a drawing for a free one-year membership to CFMA (includes national and local dues)!



Join us for CFMA Philadelphia's Annual Membership Drive.  We invite our members to this free event and encourage you to bring a prospective General Member with you.  This is your opportunity to learn how you can become more involved in CFMA Philadelphia, how non-members can join our organization, and a great way to network and learn a little something, too, at our free educational session.



Cyber Incident Preparedness


A cyber incident is considered one of the top concerns to most companies.  This panel will be interactive and allow the audience to determine how to handle a cyber incident.  The audience will learn how an incident is handled, proper notification if necessary and the applicable state and federal laws.  They will also learn pre-assessment and risk assessment tools to better prepare for an incident. 





Ernest F. Koschineg is a partner in the firm's Philadelphia office. Mr. Koschineg is the co-chair of the Cybersecurity, Information Privacy and Data Security Team. In this role, he advises clients on data protection practices and regulatory compliance, and represents clients in litigation focusing on data breaches and data security, information technology, technology failures, implementation of developed software, cloud computing related issues, and IT outsourcing agreements. Specifically, he works with clients in the healthcare and life sciences sectors to identify and develop data protection plans, analyze vendor contracts, conduct vulnerability evaluations and counsel on mitigation strategy and remedies. He also is well-versed in international e-discovery concerning privacy and data protection laws. Additionally, Mr. Koschineg has an active commercial practice focusing on litigation involving cyber breaches, construction injury and defect, commercial disparagement, food contamination, toxic exposures, insurance coverage, banking and employment disputes. He has been called upon by clients, legal publishers and BIO International to consult and speak on issues such as professional malpractice, informed consent, FDA regulations, cybersecurity,

construction law, financial injury and consumer law. Mr. Koschineg is an active member of the Defense Research Institute, Professional Liability Underwriters Society, International Association of Privacy Professionals, International Association of Defense Counsel and the American Health Lawyers Association. He is admitted to practice in Pennsylvania, New Jersey and New York, as well as the U.S. District Courts for the Eastern, Western and Middle Districts of Pennsylvania, the U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey, the U.S. District Courts for the Northern and Western Districts of New York and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit. Mr. Koschineg received his B.S. from Muhlenberg College in 1995 and his J.D. from Widener University School of Law in 1998. He also received his LLM from Temple University School of Law in 2004. He resides in Ambler, Pennsylvania with his wife and three children.



Ms. Ryan is the co-chair of the Cybersecurity, Information Privacy and Data Security Team. Ms. Ryan has also been appointed to the Vice-Chair to the American Bar Association's Cybersecurity and Data Privacy General Committee. Ms. Ryan serves as a breach counsel to companies in various areas including healthcare institutions, construction companies, managed service providers, municipalities, professional services, retail, technology and financial institutions. She provides legal counsel and leads response investigations working with companies IT departments, forensics and vendors to advise on notification, guidance in governmental investigations, mitigation and restoration services. Ms. Ryan counsels clients on development of risk assessment policies, vendor agreement analysis and implementation of data privacy practices. She also aids clients in incident response planning, including table top exercises, assessment of regulatory compliance requirements and inquiries from regulators on both the state and federal levels, and represents clients in litigation focusing on data breaches and data security,

information technology, technology failures, implementation of developed software, cloud computing related issues, and IT outsourcing agreements. 








CFMA Philadelphia Opening Comments

Membership Information



Cyber Incident Preparedness



Cocktails and Networking

Free Membership Drawing



Attendees qualify for 2 hours of CPE credits, Specialized Knowledge (PA) and (NJ)



This is a Group-Live Course at the Basic Level. No prerequisites or advanced preparation is required.


Current Members and non-members - sign up today!


Maggiano's Little Italy At King of Prussia Mall
205 Mall Boulevard
King of Prussia, PA 19406


Andrea Bower
(856) 534-0606