Technologies for Protecting Personal Information Focus of FTC Workshop

June 4 Session to Focus on The Business Experience

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The role of technology in helping consumers and businesses to protect consumer information is the focus of a Federal Trade Commission workshop titled “Technologies for Protecting Personal Information.” The workshop will feature the strategies and technological tools businesses can use to manage and protect consumer information and explore how they are currently using them.

The workshop’s panelists include prominent security experts from the government, consumer groups, technology firms, and the business community. An agenda detailing the panel topics for both workshop sessions, as well as individual speakers, can be found at

WHAT: Federal Trade Commission workshop on “Technologies for
Protecting Personal Information: The Business Experience”
WHERE: FTC Conference Center
601 New Jersey Ave., N.W.
Washington, DC
WHEN: Wednesday, June 4, 2003
7:30 a.m. (doors open) to 5:15 p.m.
CONTACT: Office of Public Affairs

Call-in Information

Media intending to attend the even
must pre-register with the FTC’s Office of Public Affairs.
To pre-register, please contact Jennifer Schwartzman at 202-326-2674.

Contact Information

Reporters unable to attend the event can call in to listen to the workshop.
The toll-free phone number is 1-800-597-3261, the confirmation number is 17379601,
and the chairperson is Bruce Jennings.
The lines, which are for media only, will open at 8:15 a.m. EST.