Press Release

Roundtable event on Digital Identity


Abuse of “digital identity” is a key factor in phishing, identity theft, on-line fraud, and other types of cybercrime, as well as many off-line crimes including terrorism. Polytechnic University will host an interactive workshop that will bring together leading experts on the digital identity systems problem; developers of recently proposed solutions; and researchers exploring new directions particularly for the financial services community.

Speakers

Phil Windley, Professor, Brigham Young University, and author of the book Digital Identity

Phil Venables, Managing Director and Chief Information Risk Officer, Goldman Sachs Group

Gerard Brady, Executive Director and Global Head of IT Security, Morgan Stanley

Warren Axelrod, Chief Privacy Officer and Business Information Security Officer, United States Trust Company, N.A

Dan Shutzer, Executive Director, Financial Services Technology Consortium

Brett McDowell, Executive Director of the Liberty Alliance

Mary Ruddy, Co-lead, Higgins Project

Steven Woodward, Microsoft CardSpace

Gary R. Gordon, Exec. Director, Center for Identity Management and Information Protection Professor, Unica College

When

Thursday, September 20 / Time: Event begins 8:30 a.m. – Panel begins 3:45 p.m.

Where

Polytechnic University Dibner/CATT Building
Pfizer Auditorium
Five MetroTech Center Downtown Brooklyn at Jay Street