Sun Microsystems (Nasdaq:Java) will be hosting a panel discussion on Internet privacy in an era that Sun refers to as the “Network of You.” As more and more personal information moves onto the Internet, ranging from tax returns to health records to family photos, the importance of good privacy practices and controls over personally identifiable information has never been greater. Sun and privacy experts are urging action now at all levels of information technology, corporate governance and government policy.
What: Chief privacy officers (CPOs) and privacy experts representing diverse public and private sector viewpoints will debate the top threats and challenges to online privacy now and in the future; what is being done at individual companies and industry wide; what needs to be done and whether or not we will act in time to prevent potentially catastrophic data losses. The panel will also cover workplace privacy issues and free speech; privacy in the context of corporate governance; efforts at global harmonization of online identity standards; state, federal and international legislation in process; and the notion of personal data as the new currency.
When: Wednesday, December 12
10:30am – 11:00am Arrival and Informal Discussion
11:00am – 12:15pm Privacy & The Network of You Panel
12:15pm – 1:30pm Lunch and 1:1 Conversations with Panelists
Jim Allen, Chief Privacy Officer, Agilent
Michelle Dennedy, Chief Privacy Officer, Sun Microsystems
Dr. Moira Gunn, Host of NPR's Tech Nation and BioTech Nation
Barbara Lawler, Chief Privacy Officer, Intuit
Joanne McNabb, CIPP/G, Chief, California Office of Privacy Protection
Deirdre K. Mulligan, Clinical Professor of Law; Director, Samuelson Law, Technology & Public Policy Clinic; Director, Clinical Program
Sun's Menlo Park, CA campus
10 Network Circle, Menlo Park, CA 94025
-- Please RSVP to Asa Fenton of Bite Communications at email@example.com or 415-365-0482.
More info: http://www.sun.com/aboutsun/media/presskits/2007-1212/index.jsp.
About Sun Microsystems, Inc.
Sun Microsystems develops the technologies that power the global marketplace. Guided by a singular vision -- "The Network is the Computer" -- Sun drives network participation through shared innovation, community development and open source leadership. Sun can be found in more than 100 countries and on the Web at http://sun.com
Asa Fenton, 415-365-0482
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