Security Innovation’s Ed Adams to Keynote Mozilla’s Privacy Lab This Week

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This month, Privacy Lab will have a cyber security theme for National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Specifically looking at how privacy and security go hand in hand, and how they can work better together to protect consumer and user data.

What: This month, Privacy Lab will have a cyber security theme for National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Specifically looking at how privacy and security go hand in hand, and how they can work better together to protect consumer and user data.

We live in a connected world that continues to get more complicated. Traditionally, security and privacy have been separate disciplines, but with greater connectivity those lines are starting to intersect more often and with less clarity. 

Keynote speaker, Ed Adams, will guide attendees through a look at connected cars as a case study. Then small groups will discuss how privacy and security can better work together to better address increasingly complicated products and technologies.

To learn more, please visit: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/october-privacy-lab-cyber-security-meets-privacy-in-a-connected-world-tickets-28166145700.

Who: Ed Adams is CEO of Security Innovation, a cybersecurity firm that specializes in software security. Mr. Adams is a Ponemon Institute Fellow, Privacy by Design Ambassador, and sits on the board of The National Association of Information Security Groups (NAISG) and the International Secure Software Engineering Council (ISSECO).

Since 2002, Security Innovation has been a trusted partner to organizations that want to understand where their applications are vulnerable and rollout a secure and repeatable software development lifecycle (SDLC). Security Innovation helps organizations protect sensitive data in the most challenging environments - IoT, web applications, mobile devices and in the cloud.

Why: By 2017, all new cars will carry Vehicle-to-Vehicle (V2V) equipment and broadcast speed and location constantly to sense hazards alert the driver - saving 10,000 lives per year. But these benefits carry serious concerns about safety and privacy.

Key Take-Aways: 

  • Examples and a deeper appreciation of the security and privacy challenges of connected vehicular commerce
  • Insights into the growing role being played by the US government
  • Some comfort that many of the lessons learned in the traditional IT world are applicable to cars

Who Should Attend: Privacy Lab is a meeting for people who are interested in digital privacy in the Bay Area. The goal of these events is to bring together privacy professionals and privacy community members at non-profits, for-profits, and NGOs alike to foster communication and collaboration.

When: Thu, October 20, 2016 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM PDT

Where:
StubHub
199 Fremont Street
5th floor
San Francisco, CA 94105

Mozilla will also be livestreaming their event for the speaker portion and Q&A: https://air.mozilla.org/privacy-lab-cyber-security-2016-10-20/.

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