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Thursday, August 20 • 8:00am - 9:30am
Deep Dive: Data Privacy and GDPR — Supported by Northeastern University

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Whether we’re aware of it or not, we create data everywhere we go. Data generation is expected to grow continuously, with information becoming more sensitive, and subsequently has more concerns raised about its privacy. The introduction of the GDPR represents the biggest reform to data protection laws in generations. It’s been widely discussed in the media and was expected to largely impact how our personal data is collected and stored, giving us back some control over our data. Since its implementation about a year ago, which aspects have been shown to be successful, and which so far have failed? Is the GDPR sufficient for citizens to regain control over their data and ensure their privacy? What further steps can be taken to ensure a citizen’s privacy while embracing a data-driven economy?

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Tamara Bonaci

Assistant Teaching Professor, Northeastern University

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Miriam Russom

Senior Program Manager, Microsoft
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Rachael Kim

CEO Founder, Project Untaboo
I am a community builder, entrepreneur and equal opportunity champion with 10 years of global data privacy advisory and information security cross-industry. I founded Project Untaboo with the goal of shifting the existing paradigm in the period care industry through transparency, eco-awareness and research. There is a strong intersection of femtech and data privacy that not only empowers individuals, but also protects them to own their data. I am passionate about... Read More →
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Jeffrey Jones

Information Security Manager, Global Corporate Services, Milliman
High-energy, ROI focused technology leader who approaches Information Security and Compliance from a business mindset to drive critical initiatives aligned with business objectives. Expert in assessing risk and engineering policy, plan objectives and solutions to optimize information... Read More →

Thursday August 20, 2020 8:00am - 9:30am PDT