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Friday, May 16 • 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Panel Discussion: Privacy and Security in the Age of NSA and Snowden

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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.

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Yev Avidon

Vice President, 2016 Board of Directors, ISSA-LA Chapter
Yev Avidon is the Security Summit 2016 Co-Chair and Vice President for ISSA-LA Chapter. He is an information privacy, security and compliance professional. Yev started his career as an IT auditor working at major players in Finance and Healthcare industries. Pursuing his career further, Yev moved to information security and risk management working for a large media and telecommunication companies. Throughout his career, Yev has been involved with... Read More →

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Alex Abdo

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 →
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Stewart Baker

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 →
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Nate Cardozo

Senior Staff Attorney, Electronic Frontier Foundation
NATE CARDOZO is a Senior Staff Attorney on the Electronic Frontier Foundation’s digital civil liberties team. In addition to his focus on free speech and privacy litigation, Nate works on EFF's Who Has Your Back? report and Coders' Rights Project. Nate has projects involving cryptography and the law, automotive privacy, government transparency, hardware hacking rights, anonymous speech, electronic privacy law reform, Freedom of Information... Read More →
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Monica E. Ryan

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 →
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Stan Stahl

President, ISSA-LA
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 →

Friday May 16, 2014 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Ballroom B-C-D

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