Cybersecurity Roundtable: Virtual Safety in the Real World

Thursday, November 8: 9:30am – 11:30am

Got data? We collect and house sensitive tenant information in performing our work. Are you sure it is being protected properly? And even if you are not a management company, EVERYONE is susceptible to cyber security issues. Learn general tips and best practices to keep your business's and your own information safe while working online, in emails, or on your smartphone. Topics for roundtable discussion could include: securing tenant data, mobile security and best practices, how to minimize your digital risk at the corporate and at the individual level, and you have been compromised – now what?

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Buddy Butler, Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing
Mr. Butler joined Ohio Capital Corporation for Housing (OCCH) in January 2008 as an intern with the Acquisitions department while working on his Masters at the Ohio State University, and in June 2009, upon the completion of his Masters, joined the Finance staff in Reserves Processing. In 2013, he joined Asset Management as a Compliance Coordinator where he tracks leasing activity and credit delivery while also monitoring regulatory compliance. In his role as Media and Design Specialist, he maintains the company website, assists in the production of e-learning modules, creates graphics for events and promotional materials, and produces the company PR blasts. His responsibilities as the Reserves Processor included processing reserve withdrawal requests for OCCH partners and establishing and monitoring property reserve accounts with the banks. During his time as a development intern, Mr. Butler helped package and prepare LIHTC applications and Federal Home Loan Bank AHP applications. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts from Bowling Green State University and a Masters in City and Regional Planning from The Ohio State University.


Colin Jennings, Squire Patton Boggs
Colin R. Jennings has been selected as primary outside counsel for global compliance work by more than 35 public and privately held global companies, and regularly provides guidance and counseling in connection with these companies' ongoing compliance efforts for both their domestic and international operations, including, when necessary, investigation and defense of compliance-related concerns. Colin's experience includes conducting independent reviews of the structure, operation and performance of established compliance programs. Colin regularly conducts compliance reviews and internal investigations throughout the US and globally. His advice on the design, implementation and assessment of compliance programs is informed by extensive internal investigations Colin has conducted and his experience in litigating claims arising from compliance-related matters. Colin regularly presents on global compliance programs, and is the author of numerous articles and chapters on the topic. Colin has successfully tried numerous civil and criminal matters in various federal and state courts. His active litigation practice focuses on complex civil and criminal matters, including responses to governmental investigations and enforcement actions. As a natural extension of his compliance and litigation practice, Colin has an active data privacy and breach response practice. He regularly interacts with federal, state and international authorities concerning data breaches, and coordinates the forensic analysis and resulting claims or litigation that inevitably follow a breach. Colin's criminal practice involves representing public and private corporations and business professionals in response to criminal or regulatory investigations. Throughout the US and globally, he conducts internal investigations into allegations of employee misconduct, fraud or other business crimes including the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, False Claims Act, Economic Espionage Ace, OFAC sanctions, money laundering and cybercrimes. In addition, Colin has diverse and extensive experience in complex civil litigation arising from matters of fraud, abuse and criminal misconduct. This work includes the regular representation of professional athletes and other high net worth individuals who are the victims of fraud and violations of trust. Colin has represented athletes in all major sports leagues, including the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, PGA and LPGA. Colin is listed in The Best Lawyers in America and in Ohio Super Lawyers. Colin is the former chair of the Certified Grievance Committee for the Cleveland Metropolitan Bar Association (CMBA) and has served as trial counsel for the CMBA in various attorney discipline matters. He is also the former chair and a member of the leadership team for the CMBA's Criminal Law Section, and a member of the John M. Manos Inn of Court.

Brian Dwyer, thinkCSC
Brian Dwyer brings 12 years of vCIO experience with thinkCSC, a professional managed services and security firm in Columbus Ohio. As vCIO, Brian is responsible for understanding and mitigating the risks organizations face in the changing landscape of cyber security. In addition, his role includes planning and budgeting IT initiatives that align with organizational objectives while providing strategic direction to clients across a multitude of industries that span non-profit, corporate, and education sectors, focusing on cloud technologies and cyber security. As an active member on a number of non-profit IT committees and boards, Brian currently serves on the Worthington Area Chamber of Commerce board of trustees as treasurer. A Fisher College of Business graduate at the Ohio State University, Brian is passionate about leveraging technology to help organizations execute their mission and achieve goals. A Parma, Ohio native, Brian resides in Columbus with his wife Annie where they spend their free time giving back to the community. They also enjoy traveling, particularly to most OSU football games.