White House Joins CyberTECH Data Privacy Day 2015 Event
A daylong seminar on the impact the IoT is having on individual and corporate privacy has attracted a number of high-level government and corporate representatives.Jan. 28 is National Data Privacy Day, and CyberTECH, one of the nation's leading cyber-security and IoT-based ecosystem networks, is staging a daylong seminar on the impact the Internet of things (IoT) is having on individual and corporate privacy. The Data Privacy Day 2015 event is being held at the San Diego Gas & Electric Energy Innovation Center in San Diego, Calif. Co-sponsors of the seminar include Securing Our eCity, a recognized cyber-security awareness and education Foundation; nationally recognized identity-theft awareness organization, Identity Theft Resource Center; and the nation's most distinguished privacy think tank research institution, the Ponemon Institute. The invitation-only event features some of the top names in the security industry from around the country. The day starts with a roundtable discussion led by Chris Preimesberger, editor of features and analysis at eWEEK, who has moderated a number of panels previously for organizations such as CyberTECH, RSA Security, VMware and others. Panel members will include Ryan Gillis, director of legislative affairs and cyber-security policy of the National Security Council Staff at The White House; Larry Ponemon, founder of the Ponemon Institute; Darin Anderson, founder and chairman of CyberTECH; Ozzie Diaz, strategic planning director at Intel Corp.; and several other industry experts.
Immediately following the roundtable, there will be three keynote addresses, including:
- Caroline Winn of San Diego Gas & Electric, who has been an activist and leader in utility security and privacy concerns;
- Mark Weatherford, Chertoff Group; and
- Peter Evans, Center for Global Enterprise.