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Cybercrime: Threat Landscape and Working with Law Enforcement

Toronto, September 20, 2018 - January 1, 0001

In Canada, the number of businesses experiencing losses from cybercrime is increasing. Understanding the threat landscape as well as unique interactions with law enforcement during an attack is an important proactive measure.

Join us to hear from D/Sgt. Vern Crowley, OPP Cybercrime Investigations Team, and Blakes Partner Cathy Beagan Flood, who will discuss:

  • What happens if you report to law enforcement and how do they investigate
  • New regulations regarding breach reporting requirements
  • Protecting privilege and other litigation issues around discussions with law enforcement


  • Cathy Beagan Flood, Partner, Blakes
  • D/Sgt. Vern Crowley, OPP Cybercrime Investigations Team

Mandatory Continuing Education


This program is recognized by the Law Society of Ontario for up to 60 minutes of Professionalism content and 30 minutes of Substantive content. This organization has been approved as an Accredited Provider of Professionalism Content by The Law Society of Ontario.


Please note that pursuant to the amendments to the Règlement sur la formation continue obligatoire des avocats (Regulation respecting mandatory continuing education for lawyers – available in French only) of the Barreau du Québec, which came into force on April 1, 2019, the status of “recognized provider” and the mandatory “recognition” of activities have been abolished.

Blakes will continue to provide you with a confirmation of participation for your records. As stipulated in the above-mentioned regulation, members must preserve supporting documents attesting their completion of training activities for a period of seven years beginning on April 30 following the end of the reference period during which such activities were completed.


Thursday, September 20, 2018

Breakfast and Registration:

8 – 8:30 a.m. EDT


8:30 – 10 a.m. EDT


Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

199 Bay Street

Suite 4000, Commerce Court West

Toronto, Ontario (Map)

Join by Live Webcast

If you cannot attend in person, you have the option to join our session by live webcast. Please R.S.V.P. to register for the webcast, and log-in details will be sent to you prior to the date.