San Francisco 2014 Data Privacy Day Town Hall & Breach Readiness Workshop

San Francisco 2014 Data Privacy Day Town Hall & Breach Readiness Workshop

January 30, 2014 – January 31, 2014 all-day
Marriott San Francisco Union Square
480 Sutter Street
San Francisco, CA 91480

Attend OTA’s 2014 Data Privacy Day Town Hall to learn and network with leaders in data privacy, security and breach readiness and response. Help make data privacy and protection part of your brand value while getting an update on the evolving regulatory landscape. The program includes a networking breakfast and a series of engaging panel discussions. Attend and connect 1:1 with the FTC, Secret Service FBI, State Attorney General Office’s and others discussing the latest in security, privacy and data protection best practices.

Is your company at risk of becoming the next Target? Join the afternoon workshop to develop an effective breach readiness plan. Attendees will partipcate in a breach response exercise, while reviewing best practices, examples and prescriptive guidance from the experts.

  • Beyond the Privacy Policy: Moving From Compliance to Stewardship. Session will explore key issues as they relate to the collection, use and sharing of consumer data. Speakers will discuss the evolving definition of privacy, data stewardship, demands for consumer control, and best practices for self-regulation. Attendees will gain an understanding of the evolving regulatory landscape including issues and opportunities with mobile, geolocation, device fingerprinting, facial recognition and other emerging technologies.
  • Security by Design: What Every Business Should Know From Becoming a Statistic!  This session will review key challenges and steps to enhance data and brand protection. Speakers will discuss common mistakes that led to major data breaches and easy steps that business should do in the event that a breach occurs. Highlights from the OTA 2014 Data Protection and Incident Response Guide will be outlined and speakers will provide actionable advice to better protect data, including best practices in customer notifications, identity theft remediation and working with law enforcement.
  • BYOD and Mobile Device Optimization.  Whether you have a work phone, managing your company BYOD policy or are a consumer with latest smartphone, it is important to be aware of how you can optimize the privacy and security settings on your mobile device. From enabling geo-location tracking, password locks to clearing cookies and sharing contacts and your microphone, this session will demonstrate steps on how to customize your mobile phone settings, balancing your privacy and harnessing the powoer of new innovative services, applications and device features.
  • Breach Readiness Planning Workshop (afternoon optional session, closed to the press)
    2 ½ hour workshop will present the fundamentals of how a business should maximize the protection of consumer and business data and how to be prepared for the likelihood of breach incident.  Based on the OTA 2014 Data Protection and Incident Response Guideline, the workshop will run through key steps that all businesses should take, to better manage their data strategy and to be prepared for a loss.  This workshop will include a breach response exercise to illustrate the impact and business shock arising from a breach incident.


  • Thomas Dahdouh – Regional Director, Western Region Federal Trade Commission
  • Heather Federman, Director of Public Policy, Online Trust Alliance
  • Beth Givens, Director, Privacy Rights Clearinghouse
  • Joanne McNabb – Director of Privacy Education & Policy, Office of the California Attorney General
  • Neal O’Farrell, Executive Director, Identity Theft Council
  • Special Agent, Internet Crimes Taskforce, Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Tim Rohrbaugh, Chief Information Security Officer, Intersections Inc.
  • Scott Swantner, Special Agent, San Francisco Field Office  U.S. Secret Service
  • Craig Spiezle, Executive Director & President, Online Trust Alliance
  • Kevin Trill, Vice President, TRUSTe
  • Aaron Weller, Director Data & Privacy Practice, PwC

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