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Erez  Liebermann

Erez Liebermann

Prudential Financial
Chief Counsel, Cybersecurity and Privacy, VP, Regulatory Law
Newark, NJ, USA


Erez Liebermann is Prudential’s chief counsel on cybersecurity and privacy matters.  He leads a team on a wide range of cybersecurity and privacy legal, policy and investigative matters.  Erez serves as primary counsel to the Chief Information Security Officer, Chief Privacy Officer, and IT Risk on information security and privacy matters.  In this role, Erez also oversees the High Tech Investigations Unit.  Together with the Information Security Office and IT Risk, Erez works closely to review the enterprise’s cybersecurity program and update executive management on the enterprise’s program.  Erez also serves as a point of contact to regulators and law enforcement on cyber security matters and provides updates to the enterprise on the regulatory and threat landscape.  Since joining Prudential in 2014, Erez has also worked on response planning for a cybersecurity and privacy incidents including technical and business oriented tabletop exercises.  Through his work with the High Tech Investigations Unit, Erez oversees investigations into cyber incident response, cyber crimes, privacy breaches, and intellectual property theft, as well as E-Discovery production and computer forensics. 

Erez previously led Prudential’s Corporate Investigations Division (CID), which consists of attorneys and investigators responsible for investigations relating to internal and external fraud, regulatory matters, employee misconduct, and sales practice.

Prior to joining Prudential Financial in February 2014, Erez spent 10 years as a federal prosecutor.  He served as Deputy Chief of the Criminal Division at the U.S. Attorney’s Office, District of New Jersey, and Chief of the Computer Hacking and Intellectual Property Section. Additionally, Erez oversaw the white collar units, including Economic Crimes, National Security, Healthcare and Money Laundering. He was the lead prosecutor on numerous cyber, securities, and fraud matters, including United States v. Drinkman, the largest credit card data breach investigation and prosecution to date, involving the theft of over 160,000,000 credit and debit card numbers.  Albert Gonzalez was sentenced to 20 years imprisonment for his role in the conspiracy.

Erez is the recipient of numuerous awards, including the Attorney General’s Award for Distinguished Service, numerous letters of recognition from the Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigations, and Prosecutor of the Year Award by the Federal Law Enforcement Foundation.

Erez is a frequent lecturer on cybercrime, privacy, and fraud.  He previously taught Cybercrime Law at Rutgers University School of Law.

He graduated from the University of Virginia with a degree in Aerospace Engineering.  He received his law degree from Columbia University Law School.
Erez Liebermann is associated with the following items:
Live Seminar  Live Seminar Fundamentals of Privacy Law 2018, Friday, December 21, 2018, New York, NY
Live Webcast  Live Webcast Fundamentals of Privacy Law 2018, Friday, December 21, 2018, New York, NY
PLI Grpcast-Live Web  PLI Grpcast-Live Web Fundamentals of Privacy Law 2018, Friday, December 21, 2018, Columbus, OH
Fundamentals of Privacy Law 2018, Friday, December 21, 2018, Atlanta, GA
Fundamentals of Privacy Law 2018, Friday, December 21, 2018, New Brunswick , NJ
Fundamentals of Privacy Law 2018, Friday, December 21, 2018, Indianapolis, IN
Fundamentals of Privacy Law 2018, Friday, December 21, 2018, Cleveland, OH
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