Identity, Privacy, and Security: Washington Update and Implications for Campus Policy and Practice

Thursday, October 14 | 3:00PM–3:50PM | Meeting Room 210C
Session Type: E2010
Some Obama administration initiatives are exploring the privacy and civil liberties implications of various Internet technologies and information practices, and the White House is developing a National Strategy for Secure Online Transactions. The Department of Education, FTC, FCC, and NTIA have held workshops and requested comments on topics ranging from protecting student data to fair information practices to identity management. Congress has debated several bills designed to protect consumer privacy, safeguard data, and establish a national standard for security breach notifications. This session will overview the latest developments in Washington with a panel of campus privacy and security experts who will discuss the practical impact.


  • Patrick Feehan

    Information Security & Privacy Director, Montgomery College
  • Maura Johnston

    University Privacy Officer, University of Pennsylvania
  • Rodney Petersen

    Director, National Initiative for Cybersecurity Education (NICE), National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)

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