The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA): An Introduction by its Author and Leading Technologists
Alastair Mactaggart, the Californians for Consumer Privacy Chairman and a force behind the CCPA, along with Justin Antonipillai, the founder and CEO of WireWheel, and John Ackerly, the founder and CEO of Virtru, discuss the key sections of the CCPA and how technologies, like those developed by WireWheel and Virtru, are making it possible for the CCPA to fully achieve its vision and goals.
This webinar aims to educate consumers and businesses about the CCPA, how to get ready for it, and to understand that the CCPA will ultimately protect a fundamental human right, while still enabling and promoting innovation and the growth of small and medium-sized businesses and large enterprises.
In this webinar, you will learn:
- What the key provisions of the law mean to you and your customers:
- Right to Know
- Right to Say No
- Right to Have Data Kept Safe
- How existing and forthcoming technologies make it possible to achieve the intent of the CCPA
- How to build a data privacy culture within your enterprise
Founder and CEO, WireWheel
Justin, Founder and CEO of WireWheel, is recognized as one of the leading experts on privacy and data protection. Prior to WireWheel, he led a number of important international dialogues as Acting U.S. Under Secretary of Commerce for Economic Affairs on privacy, including the EU-US Privacy Shield negotiations and EU General Data Privacy Regulation outreach. In his role leadings the Economics and Statistic Administration, which oversees the U.S. Census Bureau, Justin was steeped in U.S. privacy regulations and engaged with all key public and private sector privacy experts and officials.
Moderator: Jocelyn Aqua
Jocelyn is currently a Principal with PwC, focusing her practice on the regulatory, privacy, and cybersecurity space. Prior to Joining PwC, Jocelyn was the Senior Component Official for Privacy, Counsel for Law and Policy, of the National Security Division at the U.S. Department of Justice. She has also held roles as Senior Associate General Counsel at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence, and as Senior Counsel, Computer Crimes at the U.S. DOJ. She received her J.D. from the George Washington University School of Law and she hold an MA in Middle East, Terrorism and International Law from the GWU Elliott School of Foreign Affairs, and a BA in Foreign Policy and Middle Eastern Studies from Penn State University.
Chairman, Californians for Consumer Privacy
Alastair Mactaggart has been building housing in the Bay Area for over 20 years. He believes that all Californians, and people worldwide, should have the fundamental right of data privacy and be able to control their OWN personal information. He believes that it’s not right that companies you’ve never heard of, can buy more information about you (and sell it for a profit), than even your closest friends know. And that you have no control over the process. He advocates for the online privacy of children and believes that parents should have a choice about how their family’s data is sold.
Co-founder & CEO, Virtru
As CEO and Co-Founder of Virtru, John is proud to be helping millions of individuals and thousands of organizations take control of the information they store and share online. A longtime privacy advocate, John was responsible for technology policy at the White House and was the Policy and Strategic Planning Director at the U.S. Department of Commerce. Prior to co-founding Virtru, John was an investor at Lindsay Goldberg LLC, working with entrepreneurs to dramatically scale their businesses.
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