Panel Discussion: Privacy and Security in the Age of NSA and Snowden
Snowden’s actions have led to a “reinvigorated” interest in government oversight. Privacy advocates are concerned about both corporate data collection and government spying. What trade-offs are the American people willing to live with? Are trade-offs, however, actually needed? Can our country be both safe and our citizens’ privacy protected? We have assembled a panel of experts who can address all aspects of this crucial issue.
Chapter Leader, OWASP
Richard Greenberg, CISSP is the AppSec California 2015 Co-Chair and OWASP Los Angeles Chapter Leader. | | He is the Information Security Officer for the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health. Previous positions include Director of Surveillance and Information Systems, Chief of Security Operations, Director of IT, and Project Manager for various companies/agencies in the private and public sectors. | | Richard brings over 25 years... Read More →
Staff Attorney, Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project, ACLU
Alex Abdo is a Staff Attorney in the ACLU’s Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project. He is counsel in the ACLU’s ongoing challenges to the NSA’s phone-records program and to the FISA Amendments Act. He has been involved in the litigation of cases concerning the Patriot Act, the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act, the International Emergency Economic Powers Act, and the treatment of detainees in... Read More →
Partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Stewart Baker practices law at Steptoe & Johnson in Washington, D.C. His law practice covers matters such as homeland security, international trade, cybersecurity, data protection, travel industry regulation, and foreign investment regulation. He is the author of Skating on Stilts: Why We Aren’t Stopping Tomorrow’s Terrorism, and he blogs on law, cybersecurity, and privacy at www.skatingonstilts.com. He has... Read More →
Staff Attorney, Electronic Frontier Foundation
Nate is a Staff Attorney with the Electronic Frontier Foundation, a non-profit organization based in San Francisco, California dedicated to defending users’ rights in the digital world. As a lawyer on the EFF’s civil liberties team, he focuses his work on the intersection of technology, privacy, and free expression. Nate has defended the rights of anonymous bloggers, sued the United States government for access to improperly... Read More →
Chief, Privacy and Civil Liberties Unit
Monica Ryan is the Chief of the Privacy and Civil Liberties Unit in the FBI’s Office of the General Counsel, and she currently serves as the Privacy and Civil Liberties Officer for the FBI. Ms. Ryan provides advice and counsel to FBI Headquarters Divisions and Field Offices regarding compliance with federal laws protecting individual privacy, including the Privacy Act, Section 208 of the E-Government Act and the Federal Information... Read More →
Stan Stahl, Ph.D., is President of both Citadel Information Group and the Los Angeles Chapter, Information Systems Security Association. He is a knowledgeable, articulate, high-energy speaker with the rare gift of being able to describe the complexities of information systems security in a way that makes sense to real-world non-technical business professionals. | | Foreseeing the computer crime tsunami that was to come, Stan co-founded... Read More →
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