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Robert Brownstone, chair of Fenwick's Electronic Information Management practice will be speaking during multiple sessions on February 6.
Understanding CCPA & U.S. State Privacy Regimes (10:00am - 11:00am):
In the summer of 2018, California passed; its landmark set of privacy statutes, the California Consumer Privacy Act ("CCPA"), effective January 1, 2020. Since that time, numerous other states have added their own legislation, some more data privacy driven and others more focused on data security.That amalgam of laws added to a series of state enforcement agency regulations promulgated in Colorado, New York and Vermont. Pressure from global businesses such as ___ AT&T and IBM urging government to create a more comprehensive consumer data privacy laws should only increase the number of state - and perhaps even federal- legislation - introduced.
What You Don’t Know Will Hurt You: Artificial Intelligence (AI) vs. Individual Privacy Rights (11:00am - 12:30pm):
As AI increases its role in day to day activities, concerns surrounding both consumer/user and employee data have grown. With the use of AI comes greater amounts of personally identifiable information (PII) data being stored and utilized, but at what cost?As society becomes more comfortable with the gathering and mining of sensitive personal information, the threat of AI will only increase.
Privacy Engineering (“Privacy by Design”): What is it & What Do I Need to Know? (1:30pm - 2:00pm):
As privacy has evolved over time, developers of products, technology, networks and business practices have been realizing the importance of incorporating privacy from the beginning instead of as add on. Privacy engineering ensures that privacy considerations are integrated into product design. As technology continues to evolve a rapid pace ,the necessity for privacy engineering will only continue to grow.