Mushrooming Economic Inequality Menaces Security: Here’s How to Fix It

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Today, consumer data monopolies, automation and economic concentration combine to fuel economic inequality. Why is this a security and privacy problem? Unchecked inequality means that top talent in our fields either: a) works for the top 1 percent of firms, or b) embraces the dark side. In this session, Forrester security research leader Laura Koetzle shows how we got here and five ways we can fix it.

Learning Objectives:
1: See why we're here: concentration fuels inequality, and we’re not using taxes and regulation to help.
2: Find out why rising inequality particularly impacts information security and privacy.
3: Learn five ways to help fix it, including via industry consortia and educating officials.

Laura Koetzle


Vice President, Group Director, Forrester

Security Strategy & Architecture

risk management practitioner perspectives government regulations data security cyber warfare & cyber weapons



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