As well as being prepared to operationally and technically respond to an incident, organizations must also be prepared for the legal aspects of response. Private-sector organizations must be well versed in the response and notification processes and understand the how, what and why of the law enforcement/public agency...
Gilbert is the Founder and Managing Director of the IT Law Group, a niche law firm, based in Palo Alto, which focuses on information privacy and security, cloud computing and data governance. She advises MNCs, global companies, selected start-ups and non-profit organizations on complex issues related to evaluating and strategically managing the privacy and security of personal data in various environments, at the domestic level and worldwide. An internationally recognized thought leader and expert in privacy and data protection law, Gilbert was named "2014 San Francisco Lawyer of the Year for Information Technology Law" by the Best Lawyers in America. For several years, the prestigious Chambers USA and Chambers Global, The Best Lawyers in America, and the Who's Who in E-Commerce have recognized her as one of the leading lawyers in the field of information privacy and security.
Deputy Attorney General, California Dept of Justice
Nguyen is a Deputy Attorney General in the Privacy Enforcement & Protection Unit of the California Attorney General's Office. Prior to that, she spent over seven years as an associate at Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP, specializing in patent and intellectual property litigation. Nguyen received her J.D. from UC Berkeley School of Law, where she was the Editor-in-Chief of the Berkeley Technology Law Journal and was also a member of the Berkeley Journal for Gender, Law, & Justice and the Asian American Law Journal. She has a B.A. in Law & Society and a B.S. in Computer Science from UC Santa Barbara.
Director of Global Security - Western Union Digital Ventures, Western Union
Swantner coordinates the San Francisco Field Office Electronic Crimes Task Force and has been assigned to the San Francisco Field Office's Electronic Crimes Squad, Bay Area Identity Theft Strike Force and the Counterfeit Currency Squad of the U.S. Secret Service for the past seven years. Special Agent Swantner has conducted numerous investigations to include data breaches related to fraud, identity theft, access device fraud, check fraud, wire fraud and counterfeit currency. The Electronic Crimes Task Force is a 1000 member strong partnership between government, private industry and academia to combat electronic crime and help secure our nations critical infrastructure. Special Agent Swantner is also a certified computer and mobile device forensic examiner trained by the U.S. Department of Treasury. Special Agent Swantner is also trained to conduct audits and technical assessments of networked critical infrastructure and utilities to support Secret Service protective visits, events and venues through its Critical System Protection Program. Prior to joining the Secret Service, Special Agent Swantner was a U.S. Marine Officer for eight years.