A Perspective on Digital Privacy & Security

Michael Chertoff

September 18, 2020 at 12pm CT

The Tommy G. Thompson Center hosted Michael Chertoff, former federal Homeland Security Secretary and author of Exploding Data: Reclaiming Our Cyber Security in the Digital AgeMichael Chertoff is a renowned security expert whose extensive experience includes serving as the second Secretary of the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. He founded the Data Equilibrium Project to explore data protectionism and the gap between privacy and national security. He is also co-founder and executive chairman of The Chertoff Group, a security and risk management firm where he provides high-level strategic counsel to corporate and government leaders on issues from risk identification and prevention to preparedness, response and recovery.

The event was moderated by Brian Dennis, Director of the Cybersecurity Center for Business at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater. Cosponsors were the Cybersecurity Research & Outreach Center at UW-Stout and the Cybersecurity Center for Business at the UW-Whitewater.