Helping Kids Learn About Cyber Safety

Winn Schwartau, Jamie May, Michelle Dennedy and Susan Wright

Tue, 18th December 2012

Speaker Bio 1:
Winn Schwartau is an expert on security, privacy, infowar, cyber-terrorism and related topics. He is known for his appearances at Defcon, and for his provocative and original ideas and has written more than a dozen works on security topics. In 2002, he was honored as a "Power Thinke" and one of the 50 most powerful people in networking by Network World. In 2008, he was voted one of the 25 Most Influential People in the Security Industry by Security Magazine.

Vice President of Customer Services & Chief Investigator for AllClear ID, Jamie May has provided expertise on the topic of child identity theft to the Department of Justice, and is regularly featured as an expert across well-respected media outlets. AllClear ID is the first company to offer basic identity theft protection, to all consumers, for free.

Speaker Bio 2:
Michelle Finneran Dennedy currently serves as VP and Chief Privacy Officer at McAfee. She is responsible for the development and implementation of McAfee data privacy policies and practices, working across business groups to drive data privacy excellence across the security continuum. Before joining McAfee, Michelle founded The iDennedy Project, a public service organization to address privacy needs in sensitive populations, such as children and the elderly, and emerging technology paradigms. Michelle is also a founder and editor in chief of a new media site that was started as an advocacy and education site, currently focused on the growing crime of Child ID theft.

Susan Wright is a first grade teacher at Toland Way Elementary School. She has been teaching for twelve years in the second largest school district in the nation: Los Angeles Unified School District, working with a low socioeconomic population. An advocate for both students and parents alike, Ms. Wright hopes to bring a more keen awareness of cyber safety to the children and parents of Los Angeles.