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Kimberly Peretti, CISSP

Peretti, CISSP

Alston & Bird LLP
Kim Peretti is co-chair of Alston & Bird’s Cybersecurity Preparedness & Response Team. Kim is the former director of PwC’s cyber forensic services group and a former senior litigator for the Department of Justice’s Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section.  Kim’s background as an information security professional and lawyer for more than 16 years enhances her practice in managing technical cyber investigations and advising boards and senior executives in matters of cybersecurity and cyber risk. She also services clients in matters relating to privacy, financial crime, fraud and regulation, payment systems compliance and risk mitigation, economic espionage and intellectual property theft. Kim is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

At the DOJ, Kim led benchmark cybercrime cases, including the prosecution of the TJX hacker Albert Gonzalez, currently serving 20 years in prison for his role in the largest hacking and identity theft case ever prosecuted by the department.

Kim is regularly quoted in the media and a frequent keynote speaker and lecturer. She was featured in both a New York Times Magazine cover story and a CNBC documentary for her role in the prosecution of Gonzalez, has appeared on MSNBC, Fox, Bloomberg, and Wall Street Journal Live. She has been named to Cybersecurity Docket’s first-annual “Incident Response 30,” a list of the top data breach attorneys in the industry, and recognized as an information security “industry pioneer” by SC Magazine. Kim was presented the 2015 Burton Award for Legal Achievement for co-authoring “Cybersecurity: What Directors Need to Know in an Era of Increased Scrutiny.”
She has been a faculty member for the Sedona Conference on Cyber Liability since 2013 and currently serves as co-chair of the Georgetown University Cybersecurity Law Institute. She has also served as a board advisor to the Financial Services Information Sharing and Analysis Center (FS-ISAC).

Speaking in:

Tuesday Jun 27
4:00 - 4:45 PM
Potomac Ballroom 

Cybersecurity has moved beyond a siloed information security-focused issue and is now an integral aspect of most corporate operations, with retailers trapped in the crosshairs. Groups within an organization, including IT, loss prevention and... Read more