John Evangelakos is a member of the Firm’s Cybersecurity Practice, the Firm’s Intellectual Property & Technology Group and the Firm’s Mergers and Acquisitions Group. Mr. Evangelakos has led transactions in a wide variety of industries, including in the technology and cybersecurity sectors and in the financial services sector.
Mr. Evangelakos has advised clients on issues relating to unauthorized access to customers’ personal data, disclosure considerations arising out of unauthorized access to servers and confidential information, coordinating with federal law enforcement officials and regulatory authorities, governance responsibilities for cybersecurity, and the assessment and oversight of vendors with respect to cybersecurity matters. Mr. Evangelakos was involved in the creation of the Legal Services ISAO and the establishment of its relationship with the Financial Services ISAC.
Speaking Engagements, Writings and Events
- “Board Responsibilities in Cybersecurity – The View from the SEC” (ABA Business Law Section Annual Meeting, September 12, 2019)
- “Challenges of a National 72-Hour Data Breach Notification Standard” (New York Law Journal, June 1, 2018)
- “America Isn’t Ready for a ‘Cyber 9/11’” (Wall Street Journal, July 11, 2017)
- “Risk Management Summit: The Management of Enterprise Risk & the Evolving Role of the Chief Risk Officer” (RANE, December 1, 2016)
- “Working with Governmental Authorities After a Breach: Effective Strategies for Engagement” (cyberSecure, September 27, 2016)
- “Why America Needs to Lead on Cybersecurity” (Mimesis Law, June 29, 2016)
- “John Evangelakos at Mimesis Law’s Cy-Pher Executive Roundtable.” (Mimesis Law, June 7, 2016)
- “Unified Theory of Security Organizations and Standards.” (NYSE Governance Services Cybersecurity Webinar, August 12, 2015)