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Ponemon Institute is pleased to announce the release of Flipping the Economics of Attacks, sponsored by Palo Alto Networks. In this study, we look at the relationships between the time spent and compensation of today’s adversaries and how organizations can thwart attacks. As revealed in this research, while some attackers may be motivated by non-pecuniary reasons, such as those that are geopolitical or reputational, an average of 69 percent of respondents say they are in it for the money.


Ponemon Institute Fellows: D-E-F

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Jack Danahy

Jack Danahy is the Worldwide Security Executive for the Rational division of IBM, and is an international speaker and writer on topics of software, system, and data security. Jack is the original founder and CEO of two successful security software companies: Ounce Labs, sold to IBM in July of 2009, and Qiave Technologies, sold to Watchguard Technologies in 2000.

Mr. Danahy holds five patents in a variety of security technologies including secure distributed computing, software analysis, and secure system management. He is a contributor to industry and national security groups in the areas of data privacy, cybersecurity, critical infrastructure protection, and has contributed to legislation on computer security in both the US House and Senate.

Dennis Dayman

Dennis Dayman has more than 20 years of experience combating spam, security/privacy issues, data governance issues, and improving email delivery through industry policy, ISP relations and technical solutions. As Return Path’s chief privacy and security officer, Dayman leverages his experience and key relationships to provide best practices to Return Path, its customers, and ensures the compliance of their communications data flows. He is also responsible for coordinating and managing Return Path’s international electronic commerce, privacy and Internet related policy issues.

Previously to Return Path, he was Eloqua’s chief privacy and security officer. Eloqua was acquired by Oracle for $871 Million dollars in 2012 and is now the centerpiece of Oracle’s marketing cloud. Prior to Eloqua, Dayman worked at StrongMail Systems as the Director of Deliverability, Privacy, and Standards. In that role, he handled all deliverability and privacy issues related to StrongMail customers and made best practice recommendations as StrongMail’s representative to a cross-industry alliance of ESPs, ISPs, online marketers and spam-filtering companies. He was also charged with ensuring that new email standards were created and instituted for the protection of legitimate email delivery. He was also charged with ensuring the product met and exceed data governance regulations.

Dayman has also served in the Internet Security and Legal compliance division for Verizon Online, as a senior consultant at Mail Abuse Prevention Systems (MAPS), and started his career as Director of Policy and Legal External Affairs for Southwestern Bell Global, now AT&T. In the ISP roles, Dayman investigated complaints of network abuse, managed discoveries and litigation, worked with the federal task force on e-crimes, and represented the company in relation to new federal and state legislation.

As a longstanding member of several boards and advisory committees within the messaging industry, including helping found and server on the Board of Director’s for the Messaging Anti-Abuse Working Group (MAAWG), serve on the Coalition Against Unsolicited Commercial Email (CAUCE) board, serve on the International Association of Privacy Professional (IAPP) advisory boards, server on the Email Sender and Provider Coalition  (ESPC) board, Direct Marketing Association (DMA) Ethics committee, Email Experience Council (EEC) MAC, and appointed a Ponemon Institute Fellow. Dayman is actively involved in creating current Internet and digital communication regulations, privacy/security policies and anti-spam legislation laws for state and federal governments. He also sits on several advisory boards for Internet companies and is also a partner, mentor, and frequent investor in start-ups and Tech Wildcatters which is a mentorship-driven microseed fund and startup accelerator in Dallas, Texas.

Dayman holds a B.A. in Criminal Justice from Stephen F. Austin State University in Texas.

Benjamin Dean

Benjamin Dean is currently a Fellow for Cyber-security and Internet Governance at Columbia University’s School of International and Pubic Affairs (SIPA). A political economist by training, Benjamin currently researches topics surrounding the economics of information and information security. 

Previously, Benjamin worked in Paris, France, at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development's (OECD) Center for Entrepreneurship, SMEs and Local Development. During this time he contributed to research covering topics such as innovation policy, financing of start-ups and intellectual property rights. He also took part in reviews of the entrepreneurship policy frameworks of Mexico and Thailand.

An Australian national, he has lived and worked in 7 countries over the past decade. Covering organisations large and small, public and private, his projects have included: setting up Bhutan's first business incubator while in Thimphu in 2011; researching his thesis on public-private partnerships while in Bangalore, India in 2008; writing a white paper on sustainable development, while in Shanghai, China in 2007; and, most recently, he worked with the municipality of Sucre in Caracas, Venezuela, on the development and deployment of a mobile platform for identifying the public good needs of the municipality's residents.

Benjamin earned a Bachelor of Economic and Social Sciences with honours from the University of Sydney in 2008 and with a Master of International Affairs from Columbia SIPA.

Dennis Devlin

Dennis Devlin is an emeritus CISO with nearly five decades of accomplishment leading enterprise IT and information risk management in both private industry and higher education. Dennis has built and led teams that delivered highly successful enterprise-class initiatives and programs in information security, privacy, identity management, messaging, business continuity and emergency notification.

During his career Dennis was co-founder and CISO of SAVANTURE, Assistant Vice President for Information Security and Compliance Services at George Washington University, CISO for Brandeis University, Vice President and CSO for The Thomson Corporation (now Thomson-Reuters) and a member of the senior IT leadership team at Harvard University. Dennis holds a B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania and his outside interests include digital photography and world travel.

Margaret P. (Peggy) Eisenhauer, CIPP

Margaret P. (“Peggy”) Eisenhauer is the founder of Privacy & Information Management Services – Margaret P. Eisenhauer, P.C., an Atlanta, Georgia based law firm.  She has extensive experience with U.S. and international privacy laws and industry best practices for managing consumer, customer and employee information.

Ms. Eisenhauer has been named one of the Top 25 American Privacy Law Consultants by COMPUTERWORLD in each of its biannual surveys (2006, 2008, and 2010). She is recognized by Chambers Global: Guide to Leading Business Lawyers in the area of privacy and data security.

In addition to a J.D. with honors from the University of Georgia School of Law (1989), she holds a Master of Science in Information & Computer Science from the Georgia Institute of Technology (1992).  She is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals, a Certified Information Privacy Professional (CIPP/US), Chair Emeritus of the CIPP Advisory Board, a Fellow of the Ponemon Institute, and a member of the Nymity Advisory Council, the BNA Privacy Law Advisory Board, and the 501st Legion.  She is the author of the case book, A Global Survey of Privacy & Security Enforcement Actions with Recommendations for Reducing Risk (International Association of Privacy Professionals, May 2008).

Steve Elefant

Steve Elefant is currently the Chief Strategy Officer at GoPago, which provides a cloud based Android tablet solution for Point of Sale to merchants around the country.  Prior to GoPago, Steve was a Sr. Strategic Consultant at Google, focused on commerce, wallet and Point of Sale.

Steve joined Heartland Payment Systems in November 2008, Steve was a ‘non traditional’ CIO also providing strategic focus for delivering the company's solutions, M&A, Business Development, Strategy and Mobile.  Steve led Heartlands Software as a Service (SaaS) applications to its merchant base. In January 2009, he ran and developed Heartlands new end-to-end encryption team focusing on developing point-of-sale products and executing Heartland's E3™ security platform that encrypts cardholder data from the point of swipe/entry at a merchant location through the Heartland processing networks and to the card brands, after Heartland’s massive security breach exposing 100M cards.

Steve was the founder of several successful Silicon Valley startup and venture capital firms. He is co-founder and former chief executive officer of ICVerify, Inc., a leader in payments processing integration of PC-based POS software. The company merged with CyberCash, Inc. where he was Vice- Chairman in 1998 to form an Internet and physical service provider for electronic payments software (which was ultimately sold to FirstData and is still in production today). After leaving CyberCash, Steve was involved in several other startups including a company called Price Radar in the online auction space (technology sold to eBay), a digital content management and micro payments company called Yaga (ultimately sold to Digital River) and then venture capital with Claremont Creek Ventures and Soaring Ventures for the five years before joining Heartland.

Steve has been an active member of the US Secret Service Electronic Crimes Task Force for more than six years, as well as the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Infragard Electronic Crimes Task Force for the past five years.

In his 'spare time' Steve is a passionate Multi Engine Instrument rated pilot, is a Special Deputy doing search and rescue flying for the San Francisco Sherriff's Department and is on the board of the USS Hornet, space, science and discovery museum. Steve holds a Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA).

Nicholas D. Evans

Mr. Evans is a Vice President and General Manager within the Office of the CTO at Unisys. One of Consulting Magazine’s “Top 25 Consultants”, and one of ComputerWorld’s Premier 100 IT Leaders, he presently leads Portfolio Innovation for the corporate-wide portfolio of service offerings and oversees global thought leadership with respect to the company’s focus on Disruptive Technologies – including Cloud Computing, Big Data / Smart Computing, Mobile Computing, Social Computing and CyberSecurity. 

Mr. Evans has over twenty years of consulting experience in all aspects of business innovation and emerging technology practice leadership and solution delivery in a wide variety of industries. He is the author of several business-oriented books on emerging technology and IT strategy including titles from Financial Times Prentice Hall ("Business Innovation & Disruptive Technology: Harnessing the Power of Breakthrough Technology…for Competitive Advantage" and "Business Agility: Strategies for Gaining Competitive Advantage through Mobile Business Solutions"), Tech TV, Microsoft Press, and Powersoft Press. 

As an industry luminary, he has shared his thought leadership in leading publications such as Fortune, Time Magazine, Financial Times, CIO Magazine, ComputerWorld, Optimize, Internet Week, RFID Journal, and Washington Technology, as well as broadcast media such as CNBC Squawk Box, History Channel, Discovery Channel and Business Talk Radio.

Prior to his strategy and innovation role, Mr. Evans ran the Enterprise Security practice at Unisys – a worldwide consulting and integration practice covering security of people, goods & assets, and information systems.

Prior to Unisys, Mr. Evans was Global Lead, Emerging Technology at BearingPoint, Inc. (formerly KPMG Consulting). In this role, he focused on the delivery of emerging technology strategies and solutions, including Radio Frequency Identification (RFID), wireless/mobility, web services, business process management, real-time infrastructure, and security, having strategic enterprise value to BearingPoint clients. 

Prior to BearingPoint, Mr. Evans was the National Technical Director for E-Business at PricewaterhouseCoopers within their Global Software Solutions Center. He co-founded the National Internet Consulting Practice for Coopers & Lybrand in 1997.

Mr. Evans holds a B.Sc.(Hons) in Geophysical Sciences and an M.Sc. in Oceanography from Southampton University in England. He serves as a frequent advisor to the venture capital community and has served on numerous boards including the Dallas Museum of Art (Technical Advisory Board), TechAmerica, the Software and Information Industry Association (SIIA), and the Service Research & Innovation Initiative (SRII).

He is a guest author and blogger for Computerworld and writes about "Managing Innovation & Disruptive Technology".

Thomas R. Finneran

Mr. Thomas R Finneran is a principal consultant for the IDennedy Project. He has proposed an approach to use the Organization for the Advancement of Structured Information Standards (OASIS) UML Standard for privacy analysis.  He was a consultant for over 25 years for CIBER, Inc. He has acquired over twenty-five years of experience in the field of information technology.  His strengths include Enterprise (including data, information, knowledge, business, and application) Architecture, business and data analysis, UML Object Analysis and Design, logical data modeling, database systems design and analysis, Information Resource Management Methodologies, CASE and metadata repository tools, project management and Computer Law.  Mr. Finneran is experienced in almost all application system areas, including real-time data collection systems, inventory control, sales and order processing, personnel, all types of financial systems, the use of expert systems, and project management systems.  He has developed and taught training courses in the areas of Use Cases, Relational Concepts, Strategic Data Planning, Logical Data Modeling and the Utilization of CASE Tools, among others He is also an experienced intellectual property patent lawyer.  For various companies, Mr. Finneran has held such titles as Director, MIS; Manager, Corporate Data Strategy; Manager, Data Administration; Managing Consultant; Manager, Standards and Education; and Systems Designer.  These companies include The Standard Oil Company, Corning Glass Works, ITT, ADR, and the U.S. Navy.  In addition, he was Vice President and General Counsel of TOMARK, Inc., the developer of the highly successful ABEND-AID software package. He has a Bachelor of Arts, Ohio State University, a Master of Business Administration, Roosevelt University, and a Juris Doctor Degree, Cleveland State.  He is a member of the Bar of the U.S. Supreme Court and of Ohio, New Jersey, and Connecticut.  Member of Patent Bar.  

Todd Fitzgerald

Managing Director, CISO Spotlight, LLC

Todd has built and led multiple Fortune 500/large company information security programs for 20 years across industries, named 2016-17 Chicago CISO of the Year by AITP, ISSA, ISACA, Infragard and SIM, ranked Top 50 Information Security Executive and authored 3 books-Information Security Governance Simplified: From the Boardroom to the Keyboard, CISO Leadership: Essential Principles for Success (ISC2) and E-C Council Certified Chief Information Security Officer Body of Knowledge and has contributed to a dozen others. Prior senior leadership includes Northern Trust, Grant Thornton International, Ltd, ManpowerGroup, WellPoint (now Anthem) Blue Cross Blue Shield-National Government Services, Zeneca/Syngenta, IMS Health, and American Airlines. Todd earned a B.S. in Business Administration from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse and Master Business Administration with highest honors from Oklahoma State University.

Michael Fitzpatrick

Michael Fitzpatrick is the founder/CEO and President of NCX Group, Inc. Michael has over 30 years of information technology experience where he began addressing the technical needs and security concerns of businesses embracing the internet. Today, he leads a team of highly skilled engineers and professional consultants who are dedicated to providing security assessments that protect critical data and ensure a business environment remains operational. 

Michael has extensive knowledge in the areas of privacy legislation and regulatory compliance that impact how a business operates. As a recognized leader in business risk management and mitigation, Michael was asked to advise Senator Dianne Feinstein’s office in the development of the NORPDA (Notification of Risk to Personal Data Act) legislation. He has also given advice and guidance to Senator Mary Bono's office in which she is a co-sponsor of H.R. 4127, the Data Accountability and Trust Act (DATA).

As an extension of his passion in data security, Michael hosts a weekly broadcast called The Watchdog Report, where information risk management, business continuity and regulatory compliance are main topics.

Michael is a respected articulate presenter and has appeared as a featured speaker at caworld, OracleWorld, CCIA, Fox News and other national forums.

Patrick Florer

Patrick Florer has worked in information technology for 33 years. During 17 of those 33 years, he also worked a parallel track in medical outcomes research, analysis, and the creation of evidence-based guidelines for medical treatment. His IT roles have included operations, programming, database design, systems analysis, security, and risk analysis. From 1986 until now, he has worked as an independent consultant, helping customers with strategic development, analytics, risk analysis, and decision analysis. In 2011, he cofounded Risk Centric Security and currently serves as Chief Technology Officer.  Risk Centric Security provides training and consulting services in the quantitative analysis of risk and market opportunity.

Mr. Florer received a B.A in Classical Greek, with highest honors, from the University of Texas at Austin in 1972.  He was elected to the scholastic honor society Phi Beta Kappa in 1971.

Jay Foley

After his wife became a victim of identity theft, he helped her to found the Identity Theft Resource Center in 1999.  Jay’s computer and investigative talents lead him to specialize in cybercrime and criminal identity theft.  However, he also shared his wife’s passion about all types of all types of identity theft.  In partnership with Linda, they have undertaken the fight to bring child identity theft to the forefront – believing that even one case of child identity theft is one too many.  He has also been working with the California Office of Privacy Protection regarding identity theft and foster children.  Jay is also nationally respected for all of work in the field of identity theft and cybercrime.  Along with his wife, Linda, they recently founded a new company that will focus on the major issues of this evolving crime, ID Theft Info Source. 

Together they have been interviewed by hundreds of print, radio, and television media about various topics regarding identity theft. In 2004, they received the 2004 National Crime Victim’s Assistance Award presented by the US Attorney General. They have also received numerous commendations and awards for their work in the field of identity theft, victim’s rights, and had served on taskforces ranging from the California Department of Motor Vehicles to the US Attorney General’s task force on identity theft.  In 2010, they were honored to accept the Congressional Victims’ Rights Caucus Suzanne McDaniel Public Awareness award on behalf of the ITRC and the Foley's work in helping the public understand the issues of identity theft.  The Foley's have served as subject matter experts for various state and federal legislative committees and testified in hearings across the country.

Linda Foley

An identity theft survivor herself, Linda has spent the last 14 years studying the crime of identity theft.  In 1999 she founded the Identity Theft Resource Center and began to work with victims trying to clear their names and restore their lives.  In the early 2000's she began to receive more and more calls from parents whose minor children had become victims of identity theft and by young adults who discovered their identities had been stolen before they turned 18.  Some perpetrators were family members, often parents, and others were unknown criminals.  Linda has spent the last 14 years researching this particular crime as well as other identity theft crimes.  She is nationally respected for the depth of her knowledge of identity crimes and has received numerous awards and commendations for her work. She is currently one of the principal partners of the ID Theft Info Source. Www.

Along with her husband and business partner, Jay Foley, they have been interviewed by hundreds of print, radio, and television media about various topics regarding identity theft. In 2004, they received the 2004 National Crime Victim’s Assistance Award presented by the US Attorney General. They have also received numerous commendations and awards for their work in the field of identity theft, victim’s rights, and had served on taskforces ranging from the California Department of Motor Vehicles to the US Attorney General’s task force on identity theft.  In 2010, they were honored to accept the Congressional Victims’ Rights Caucus Suzanne McDaniel Public Awareness award on behalf of the ITRC and the Foley's work in helping the public understand the issues of identity theft.  The Foley's have served as subject matter experts for various state and federal legislative committees and testified in hearings across the country.

Christopher Fountain

Mr. Fountain currently serves as senior vice president of Kratos Defense & Security Solutions, following Kratos’ acquisition of SecureInfo Corporation in November 2011.  Prior to the Kratos acquisition, he was the president and chief executive officer of the company.  SecureInfo is a leading provider of cybersecurity solutions to federal and commercial customers, including large cloud service providers.   As senior vice president, Mr. Fountain provides direction to SecureInfo and is responsible for leading operations and strategy across the business.  He is focused on expanding upon SecureInfo’s success by maintaining a customer-centric, results-oriented culture.

Mr. Fountain is recognized for his expertise and passion across a spectrum of cybersecurity issues and technologies. He has testified before Congress regarding pending cybersecurity legislation, appeared on radio shows to discuss cybersecurity risks and spoken publically about securing cloud computing solutions.  He leads SecureInfo customer strategies to effectively protect information assets used across the federal government and critical infrastructure industries.

Mr. Fountain has extensive experience leading and growing companies in the information technology industry. During his career, he has significantly grown shareholder value culminating in successful liquidity events.  He is well versed in raising capital and leading merger and acquisition processes. His experience includes work with security, enterprise resource planning, supply chain, content management and infrastructure software and services companies, serving customers across many industries. He has held senior executive leadership and board positions over the past 18 years. Mr. Fountain has led global operations for companies headquartered in the United States and the United Kingdom, where he lived in 2004 and 2005.

 Mr. Fountain also serves on the board of directors of Notable Solutions, Inc.

Mr. Fountain graduated cum laude from the University of Michigan with a B.S. degree in Industrial & Operations Engineering.

Steven Fox

Steven F. Fox, CISSP is a Senior Security Architecture and Engineering Advisor with the U.S. Department of the Treasury. He advises multiple teams, offering security guidance on system architecture and engineering to ensure compliance with Federal standards and requirements. He also contributes to multiple working groups including the IPv6 transition team, Developer Security Testing workgroup, and the Security and Privacy workgroup. Mr. Fox brings a cross-disciplinary perspective to the practice of information security; combining his experience as a security consultant, a Sr. IT Auditor and a systems engineer with principles from behavioral/organizational psychology to address security challenges. He has performed security services including risk/vulnerability/penetration testing assessments, incident response planning, PCI DSS services, and social engineering.

Steven is a syndicated blogger covering IT Governance, Risk Management, and IT-Business fusion topics. His speaking engagements include Hacker Halted, ISSA and ISACA events, SecureWorld Dallas/Detroit, Security B-Sides Chicago/Detroit/Vegas, and GrrCon. He also served on the Board of the ISSA Detroit chapter from 2008 through 2012.

Mr. Fox holds an MS in Business Information Technology from Walsh College, an NSA recognized Center of Excellence. He has a BS in Psychology from Eastern Michigan University where he studied industrial applications of behavioral theory. He is also Six Sigma Specialist certified.

Mari J. Frank, Esquire, CIPP

Ms. Mari J. Frank, Esq. serves as an attorney- mediator on privacy and other civil matters, and provides testimony as a privacy expert witness for state and federal court cases and governmental hearings. She is the author of several books including the Identity Theft Survival Kit, Identity Theft Prevention and Survival; From Victim to Victor: A Step by Step Guide for Ending the Nightmare of Identity Theft; Safeguard Your Identity: Protect Yourself with a Personal Privacy Audit and the Complete Idiot’s Guide To Recovering From Identity Theft. Since 2005 Mari has hosted the radio show Privacy Piracy on 88.9 FM in Irvine, California. This award winning show (Privacy Innovation Award in 2005 and BE REAL BROADCASTING AWARD in 2011) airs on Monday mornings at 8:00 AM, streams on and podcasts on ITunes. (

Ms. Frank consults with businesses and government agencies and provides professional training programs on privacy, conflict resolution, and identity theft issues. She is on the Board of the Privacy Rights Clearinghouse and had served for many years on the Advisory Board of California's Office of Privacy Protection, the Identity Theft Task Force of the L.A. County District Attorney, California's Department of Motor Vehicles Task Force on Privacy, and the Consumer Federation of America ID Task force on identity theft services. Ms. Frank is an Orange County, California Sheriff's Reserve since 2000, she’s  a certified trainer for the State Bar of California, a law professor, and she teaches conflict management at the University of California, Irvine and Brandman University. In 2012 the Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner of Ontario designated Mari a Privacy By Design Ambassador. She is a member of the International Association of Privacy Professionals, and serves as the Privacy Chair of the Executive Committee of the State Bar of California Law Practice Management and Technology Section. In August 2013, she was the editor of the State Bar of California “Bottom Line Journal entitled “Privacy at Risk”.

Ms. Frank has testified many times on privacy and identity theft issues in the California legislature and in the US Congress. In May 1999, she was summoned to the White House to a press conference with President Clinton to speak on Consumer Privacy. Her speech was broadcast on C-SPAN TV. Mari’s 90 minute PBS Television special, “Identity Theft: Protecting Yourself in the Information Age,” aired nationwide. Two of her books and the DVD of the show were featured gifts for viewers who pledged support for local PBS stations across the country. Mari was honored in 2012 by Money Magazine as one of its “Money Heroes.”

Mari has appeared on dozens of national TV programs including Dateline, 48 Hours, the O'Reilly Factor, Investigative Reports, NBC and ABC Nightly News, CNN, Geraldo, CNBC, Montel, the Hugh Thompson Show, Lifetime, Crime Stoppers and many other shows. She has been interviewed on more than 300 radio shows and featured or quoted myriad times in major national newspapers and magazines including: US News and World Report, Your Money Magazine, Money, Parade Magazine, The New York Times, The Wall St. Journal, USA Today, PC Magazine, The Chicago Tribune, The Los Angeles Times, Good Housekeeping; The California Bar Journal, The American Bar Journal, The Washington Post, The New York Daily News, Modern Physician, The Philadelphia Inquirer, and many more national publications. Her many articles have been published in legal journals and numerous magazines.

Betsy Freeman

Betsy Freeman is the CEO and Founder of the Radius Advisory Group, LLC, a Management Consultancy focused on cybersecurity and cyberspace issues of national importance. The firm offers Strategic Advisory Services and Use Case Development and Testing.
Prior to establishing the new firm, Betsy was the Vice President for Regional Operations, Ascolta, LLC, an emerging data analytics company, based in Herndon, Virginia. There she began development of a cyber portfolio and leveraged data analytics and business intelligence to fuel efforts in a rapidly growing cyber market.

Betsy was previously the Department of Defense (DoD) Deputy, CIO for Business Process and Systems Review, where she initiated the creation of a data analytics function to provide more transparency on Information Technology (IT) costs and potential efficiencies across the DoD. She also served in the Executive Office of the Secretary of Defense where she was a member of the Defense Efficiencies Task Force (EFT) under Secretary of Defense Robert Gates.

Freeman’s industry experience includes PricewaterhouseCoopers, where she held concurrent positions as Chief of Staff for the Americas Utility Industry Practice and Senior Director for Marketing and Business Development. As a U.S. Air Force active duty officer, she also served as Media Relations Strategist and Public Affairs Advisor to USAF Deputy, Chief of Staff for Operations and the Air Force General Counsel during Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm.

She is currently a Member of the Board on the Michigan Healthcare Cybersecurity Council, Inc.

D. Reed Freeman, Jr. CIPP

Mr. D. Reed Freeman, Esq. is a partner in the Washington, D.C. office of Morrison & Foerster. He focuses his practice on all aspects of consumer protection law, including online and offline privacy issues, data security and breach notification, online and offline advertising review and competitor challenges, and direct marketing. Prior to joining Morrison & Forester, Mr. Freeman was a partner in the Kelley Drye Collier Shannon's Advertising and Marketing Practice Group.

Mr. Freeman served as chief privacy officer and vice president for Legislative and Regulatory Affairs at Claria Corporation. He has also served as staff attorney in the Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Consumer Protection. Mr. Freeman is a former appointed member of the Department of Homeland Security's Data Privacy and Integrity Advisory Committee and is an adjunct professor for advertising and privacy law at George Mason University School of Law. He is also a an author and a frequent speaker on issues related to advertising and marketing law.

Beau Friedlander

Beau Friedlander is the director of media strategy of Seven Squared Media, where he works closely with Chair Adam K Levin, of and IDT911, to educate consumers about privacy and data security. 
Previously to his work at Seven Squared Media, Friedlander was the editor in chief of Air America Radio and the founder of Context Books. His writing has appeared in the Los Angeles Times, Harpers Magazine and many other publications.