Watch what’s happening at Day 2 of the Data Security hearings

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It’s Day 2 of the data security discussion, presented as part of the FTC Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century – and you can watch the webcast live.

FTC HearingsBuilding on yesterday’s discussion, today’s panelists will delve into data security assessments, the U.S. approach to consumer data security, and FTC enforcement in that area. Today’s proceedings begin at 9:30 Eastern Time. And don’t miss a special segment set for 11:15: a fireside chat featuring FTC Commissioner Rebecca Kelly Slaughter and Josh Corman, Chief Security Officer of PTC, discussing emerging threats.

To participate from your desk or device, follow the LIVE WEBCAST link that activate a few minutes before the first panel of the day.

While it’s on your mind, mark your calendar with some important dates. Reserve February 12-13, 2019, for a hearing on consumer privacy. (Like today’s hearing, it will take place at the FTC’s Constitution Center, 400 7th Street, S.W.) Also note that the deadline for filing a public comment about the data security segment of the hearings is March 13, 2019.


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