Data Protection World Forum Hosts PrivSec New York at Columbia University Tomorrow

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Event Speakers Examine Link Between Data Privacy and Data Security

#PrivSecNY this Tuesday and Wednesday at Columbia University

“The differences between security and privacy are often complex and there are always areas of overlap between the two. PrivSec NY is bringing experts together from both areas to discuss and offer solutions to industry challenges."

WHAT: PrivSec New York is the first U.S. conference hosted by Data Protection World Forum (DPWF) – one of the world’s leading organizations focused on data protection, privacy, and security.

PrivSec New York will feature a comprehensive program – from policies and procedures to compliance and incident response – to help organizations navigate the maze of data protection and cybersecurity requirements.

WHO: PrivSec New York sessions will be presented by both local and international experts, including:

  • David Carroll, The Great Hack, associate professor
  • Kevin Thomas, New York State Senator
  • Anju Khurana, Director and Head of Data Privacy and Protection, BNY Mellon
  • Derek Care, Director of Privacy II legal, Uber

WHERE: Columbia University’s Lerner Hall, 2920 Broadway, New York

WHEN: This Tuesday and Wednesday, November 5 – 6 at 9 a.m. ET

PrivSec New York speakers will cover a wide range of data privacy and data security topics, from what the U.S. can learn from the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) to navigating the legal and ethical challenges of AI to the limitations of blockchain with regard to data privacy laws.

More than 1,000 attendees – including CFOs, CTOs, Chief Compliance Officers, Directors of Security, and legal counsel – will attend PrivSec New York.

DPWF has attracted thousands of attendees to its events around the world seeking advice, guidance, and information on data protection, privacy, and cybersecurity. The organization has worked with leading brands to deliver conferences and exhibitions, including OneTrust, Microsoft, IBM, and TrustArc. DPWF is planning several additional U.S. events 2020.

Media can register here and attend free of charge -

Data Protection World Forum
Based in London, Data Protection World Forum provides a suite of information products offering useful and practical advice on all aspects of privacy, data protection and security. Our events have been attended by over 10,000 delegates, our online publications receive 50,000 unique visitors a month and our webinars regularly attract 500 plus registrations.

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