SupplySide West Podcast 16: Identifying Cyber Attacks and Mitigating Risks

In this Healthy INSIDER Podcast, Rivkin Radler LLP member Shari Claire Lewis explores the myriad risks businesses face in an online world and offers tips for mitigating exposure to data breaches and other cybercriminal activity.

Josh Long, Associate editorial director, Natural Products Insider

September 29, 2016

In this SupplySide West podcast, Josh Long, legal and regulatory editor, and Rivkin Radler LLP member Shari Claire Lewis discuss:

  • Ransomware, hacktivism  and other forms of cyber attacks;

  • The costs of cybercrime to businesses; and

  • Measures companies can implement to mitigate risks to such activity.

Lewis will continue the conversation on cybercrimes and measures to ameliorate risks to digital attacks at SupplySide West in Las Vegas. Join us for the Digital Transformation and the Need for Data Security panel discussion on Thursday, Oct. 6, at SupplySide West 2016.

Links and Resources:

Ransomware: A Threat to Any Business, Large or Small

Got feedback? Email Josh at [email protected] or tweet to @NatProdINSIDER using the hashtag #INSIDERPodcast

About the Author(s)

Josh Long

Associate editorial director, Natural Products Insider, Informa Markets Health and Nutrition

Josh Long directs the online news, feature and op-ed coverage at Natural Products Insider, which targets the health and wellness industry. He has been reporting on developments in the dietary supplement industry for over a decade, with a focus on regulatory issues, including at the Food and Drug Administration.

He has moderated and/or presented at industry trade shows, including SupplySide East, SupplySide West, Natural Products Expo West, NBJ Summit and the annual Dietary Supplement Regulatory Summit.

Connect with Josh on LinkedIn and ping him with story ideas at [email protected]

Education and previous experience

Josh majored in journalism and graduated from Arizona State University the same year "Jake the Snake" Plummer led the Sun Devils to the Rose Bowl against the Ohio State Buckeyes. He also holds a J.D. from the University of Wyoming College of Law, was admitted in 2008 to practice law in the state of Colorado and spent a year clerking for a state district court judge.

Over more than a quarter century, he’s written on various topics for newspapers and business-to-business publications – from the Yavapai in Arizona and a controversial plan for a nuclear-waste incinerator in Idaho to nuanced issues, including FDA enforcement of the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994 (DSHEA).

Since the late 1990s, his articles have been published in a variety of media, including but not limited to, the Cape Cod Times (in Massachusetts), Sedona Red Rock News (in Arizona), Denver Post (in Colorado), Casper Star-Tribune (in Wyoming), now-defunct Jackson Hole Guide (in Wyoming), Colorado Lawyer (published by the Colorado Bar Association) and Nutrition Business Journal.

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