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Delving into Data Breaches and Data Security Threats

At this week’s FTC hearing on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century (the 9th in a series of 10), Professor Woodrow Hartzog will participate in a panel addressing data security enforcement within the FTC. And Professor Daniel Solove will discuss how the U.S. should approach consumer data security.

Speed: One of the Defining Problems of Algorithmic Oversight

Cornell Tech’s two-day Speed Conference examined the societal and ethical challenges inherent in the radical processing speeds of artificial intelligence. One theme addressed was regulation: what should be done when the speed of regulation itself is fundamentally slower than that of technological development?

Is There Such a Thing as an Unbiased Algorithm?

TAP scholars Catherine Tucker (Sloan School of Management), Joseph Turow (Annenberg School for Communication), and danah boyd (Data & Society Research Institute) share essays that investigate what leads algorithms to reach unintentional biased results.

We Need to Think Like Attackers

“Attackers do not generally distinguish between private sector and public sector targets – they strike wherever desirable information resides and where unpatched vulnerabilities allow for ease of security compromise.” – Cybersecurity expert Andrea Matwyshyn

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Professors Hartzog and Solove Discuss Consumer Data Security at the FTC Hearings on Consumer Protection

Posted on December 11, 2018
Professors Woodrow Hartzog, Northeastern University School of Law, and Daniel Solove, George Washington University, share their expertise with the FTC during the Hearings Initiative on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century.

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