Available for speaking engagements and team training

Bill trains clients on incident response, policies and procedures required by various regulations and privacy compliance.  He also uses his extentive background to speak to clients about the current state of the cyber threat, malware, complex HR relationships and appropriate responses.

Bill’s presentations are in high demand. Bill has testified before the U.S. House Judiciary Committee, the FCC and the National Science Foundation on Internet law and liability. He taught Internet and web law as an adjunct professor at the University of Illinois Law School and was a guest lecturer on information security law and liability at Bell Laboratories, Harvard, Yale, Purdue, the University of Illinois and the University of Salzburg.

Recent engagements


What to Expect From the GDPR, December 2017, Gaido & Fintzen IP Semaniar

December 2016 Ransomware, Other Cyberisks, and Due Diligence, CECTF - USSS,

Current Risk Level, Ransomware and the Advanced Persistent Threat, FM Global, Insurance Industry Forum, December 2016

Chicago MCLE Day, Chicago, Illinois, 6 May 2016

"A Live Cyber Intrusion Incident Response Exercise," CSO Magazine Conference, Chicago, Illinois, 17 November 2015

"When the HMDA Data Speak, What Will They Say and Who Will Be Listening: The Privacy Implications of the new Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Data Regulations,” CRA & Fair Lending Colloquium 2015, Orlando, Florida, 3 November 2015

"Case Study: The Wall’s Been Breached," Women in Corporate Governance, Washington, D.C., 15 October 2015

"Cybersecurity Issues in Social Media," ACLI Annual Conference 2015, Chicago, Illinois, 13 October 2015

"Data Security," Mortgage Bankers Association, Washington, D.C., 22 September 2015

"Exploring the Dark Net: Cyber Extortion and Bounty Programs," Chicago, Illinois, 26 August 2015