Shawn Tuma (@shawnetuma) is an attorney internationally recognized in cybersecurity, computer fraud and data privacy law, areas in which he has practiced for two decades. He is Co-Chair of Spencer Fane’s Data Privacy & Cybersecurity Practice Group where he regularly serves as cybersecurity and privacy counsel advising a wide variety of businesses ranging from small and mid-sized companies to Fortune 100 enterprises.
In 2016, Shawn was selected by the National Law Journal as a Cybersecurity Law Trailblazer and Texas SuperLawyers for the Top 100 Lawyers in DFW. He serves as the Practitioner Editor for Bloomberg Law’s Texas Privacy & Data Security Law and is the Chair-Elect for the State Bar of Texas’ Computer & Technology Section. He serves on the Advisory Council for the SMU Cybersecurity Program, the University of North Texas Cyber Forensics Lab, and the Cyber Future Foundation.
Shawn is an accomplished author with several published works on various cyber law topics. He is a frequent speaker on business cyber risk issues such as cybersecurity, incident response, computer fraud, data privacy, is a contributor for SecureWorld, and manages the Business Cyber Risk Law Blog.