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Wright State Hires Cybersecurity and Privacy Attorney as Adjunct Professor to Better Prepare Students for Industry Challenges

DAYTON, OH—Zachary Heck, a cybersecurity and privacy attorney at Faruki, Ireland, Cox, Rhinehart & Dusing, will begin teaching as an adjunct professor for Wright State University's Cybersecurity Program in the Computer Science & Engineering Department. Heck designed the new course for the Cybersecurity Program, called Legal Aspects of Cybersecurity, which will prepare students for many of the challenges facing security professionals.

The course focuses on legal components within the industry, examining pressing threats to data and systems, the major legal and practical responses, and the policy issues they raise.  The course also focuses on cybersecurity implications for military divisions, corporations, not-for-profit organizations and civilian government agencies.  Topics include U.S. Cyber Command, the National Security Agency, consumer reporting laws, the role of the FCC and FTC in enforcement of privacy laws and regulations, HIPAA, and state laws. 

Heck’s practice at FICR&D focuses on business litigation and privacy law.  Specifically, Zach assists clients in the areas of privacy compliance, defense litigation, class action defense, and guidance in the aftermath of a cybersecurity incident or data breach.  He also speaks and writes frequently on cutting-edge data privacy and cyber security issues and is a Certified Information Privacy Professional in the field of Untied States laws and regulations.

You can learn more about Zach Heck here. You can learn more about Wright State’s Cybersecurity Program here.

About Faruki, Ireland, Cox, Rhinehart & Dusing P.L.L.

Faruki Ireland & Cox P.L.L. ( is a litigation firm with offices in Cincinnati and Dayton that handles complex business disputes nationally, including intellectual property, class actions, competition-based litigation, employment, antitrust, privacy and commercial litigation and arbitration.