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CSU Hosts Fourth Annual Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection Conference

Features Address by FTC Commissioner Rebecca Kelly Slaughter

Cybersecurity ConferenceCleveland State University’s annual Cybersecurity and Privacy Protection Conference will offer a wealth of information of interest to legal and compliance professionals, information technology and security experts and executives responsible for developing security and privacy policies.

This year’s conference, hosted by CSU’s Cleveland-Marshall College of Law, will be May 30-31 and will open with a fireside chat with Federal Trade Commissioner Rebecca Kelly Slaughter, followed by a panel of national experts discussing recent proposals for national privacy legislation that would significantly expand the FTC’s authority. 

Registration for the event opens at 7:15 a.m. and the program begins at 8:00 a.m. each day in the Cleveland-Marshall College of Law building. Seating and tickets are limited.

Commissioner Slaughter was sworn in as a Federal Trade Commissioner on May 2, 2018. Previously, she served as chief counsel for New York’s senator and democratic leader Charles Schumer. She advised him on legal, competition, telecom, privacy, consumer protection and intellectual property matters, among other issues. Prior to this, she was an associate for Sidley Austin LLP. Slaughter received her B.A. in anthropology from Yale University and her J.D. from Yale Law School.  

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