Steven W. Teppler, Esq.
Steven W. Teppler chairs the Cybersecurity and Privacy practice at Sterlington, PLLC. He is an ISACA-certified data privacy solutions engineer, who has been at the forefront of cybersecurity, data privacy and eDiscovery matters since 2000, and has extensive technology, blockchain and class action litigation experience. He is the co-chair of the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Information Security Committee; a past founding co-chair of the ABA’s Internet of Things Committee (2015-2017); founding past chair of the ABA’s Electronic Discovery and Digital Evidence Committee (2008-2015); and past chair and founding member of the Florida Bar’s eDiscovery and Digital Evidence Committee, which provided substantial input to the 2012 eDiscovery amendments to the Florida Rules of Civil Procedure.
Steven is also a past chair and current member of the Standing Committee on Professional Ethics of the Florida Bar. Steven lectured on cybersecurity at the University of South Florida, and teaches Electronic Discovery and Digital Evidence an adjunct professor of eDiscovery at Nova Southeastern University’s Shepard Broad College of Law.
Eric A. Hibbard
Eric A. Hibbard is the Director, Product Planning – Storage Networking & Security at Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. and a cybersecurity and privacy leader with extensive experience in industry (PrivSec Consulting LLC, Hitachi, Raytheon, Hughes, OAO Corp), U.S. Government (NASA, DoE, DoD), and academia (University of California). He also has experience architecting and auditing information and communications technology (ICT) infrastructures and solutions involving a wide range of technologies (IoT, cloud, storage, big data, AI, smart cities, blockchain) in organizations throughout the world.
Mr. Hibbard holds leadership positions in standards development organization and industry associations, including ISO/IEC, the InterNational Committee for Information Technology Standards (INCITS), the IEEE Computer Society, the American Bar Association (ABA), the Cloud Security Alliance (CSA), and the Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA). Hibbard is or has served in an editorship role on the following international standards projects: ISO/IEC 22123 (Cloud computing – Vocabulary/Concepts), ISO/IEC 27031 (ICT readiness for business continuity), ISO/IEC 27050 (Electronic discovery), ISO/IEC 27040 (Storage security), ISO/IEC PAS 20648 (TLS for storage systems), Rec. ITU-T 3500 | ISO/IEC 17788 (Cloud computing -- Overview and vocabulary), and IEEE 1619-2018 (XTS-AES).
Mr. Hibbard possesses a unique set of professional credentials that include the (ISC)2 CISSP-ISSAP, ISSMP, and ISSEP certifications; IAPP CIPP/US and CIPT certifications; ISACA CISA and CDPSE certifications; and CSA CCSK certification. He has a BS in Computer Science.