Debra Danisek

Privacy Officer, U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Debra Danisek is proud to serve as the CBP Privacy Officer since June 2016, where she ensures that CBP fulfills its critical mission in compliance with privacy and data protection laws, policies, and best practices. Ms. Danisek serves as a key advisor to CBP leadership on a range of complex privacy issues, including biometrics, border searches of electronic devices, deployment of “big data” analytics tools, and multi-stakeholder information sharing. As the head of the Privacy and Diversity Office’s Privacy Division, Ms. Danisek oversees all privacy compliance, training, incident response, social media policies, and information sharing.