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Opening remarks

  • Ram Mohan, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Afilias Limited and Philadelphia Chapter President, Internet Society
  • Sally Shipman Wentworth, Regional Bureau Director, North America, Internet Society
  • Michael Kaiser, Executive Director, National Cyber Security Alliance


Parry Aftab

Parry Aftab is a legal and risk-management authority on Internet best practices, privacy, cybercrime prevention, and abuse management. She is also the founder of WiredTrust, arisk-management consulting firm.


Coffee Break

10:30 -12:00

Panel 1: Securing thedata, securing the systems, securing the experience

Massive amounts of customer and business data are increasingly being accumulated and stored bycompanies. This panel will explore the risks and liabilities of data breaches, how can technologies help prevent them and what should companies do if they experience a data breach. We will consider the challenges of accessing, controlling and taking inventory of the data that companies hold. What are the impacts of the trend toward e-health records?

Moderator: Ram Mohan, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Afilias Limited and Philadelphia Chapter President, Internet Society

  • Thomas X. Grasso, Jr, Supervisory Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Cyber Division
  • Bill Smith,Technology Evangelist, PayPal
  • Nick Falcone, Security Operations Engineer, Information Services, The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Joseph Ward, Director of Product Management, Damballa
  • Michael O’Reirdan, Comcast Distinguished Engineer


13:00 - 13:30


Ari Schwartz

Ari Schwartz serves as the Senior Internet Policy Advisor for the NIST Information Technology Laboratory


Panel 2: Managing customer identifying data

Trusted Identities are acritical component of online commerce in order to prevent fraud and to allow companies to offer new services to customers.On this panel, experts will discuss what enterprises need to know inorder to manage the increasingly complex online relationships with their customers. How can businesses provide their customers with a high level ofassurance while managing risks and meeting customer expectations of privacy?

  • J. Trent Adams, Outreach Specialist - Identity Community,Internet Society (Moderator)
  • Jerry Lewis, Vice President, Deputy General Counsel &Chief Privacy Officer, Comcast Cable
  • Larry Brandolph, Associate Vice President Computer Services, Infrastructure, Operations and CISO, Temple University
  • Erica Newland, Policy Analyst, Center for Democracy & Technology
  • Michael C. Gerdes, Deputy Attorney General, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Bureau of Consumer Protection

Coffee Break


Panel 3: Protecting data in motion

Data is fast moving off the enterprise network and into mobile devices and into the cloud. Convenient applications like Dropbox allow for large amounts of sensitive information to migrate easily from within organizational boundaries to the open (or closed) cloud. As this technology evolves, organizations are now more dependent on 3rd parties to safeguard and protect their data. What are the best practices to ensure that data in motion does not become data lost or data leaked?

  • Moderator: Richard Woundy, SVP Software & Applications, Office of the CTO, Comcast Cable
  • Vinton G. Cerf, Vice President and Chief Internet Evangelist, Google
  • Ashkan Soltani, Independent Researcher on Privacy, Security & Behavioral Economics
  • Amy Turner LaDow, Chief Information Officer, SunGard Higher Education
  • Pascal Yammine, Global Director of Solution Engagement,

Closing Discussion

  • Moderator: Don Blumenthal, Senior Policy Advisor .ORG, The Public Interest Registry.