Richard Abbott

Principal, DTE Consulting, Inc.

An attorney and consultant operating out of Vancouver, Richard Abbott’s practice focuses on compliance, governance and practical security. An expert on anonymity, countersurveillance and politically motivated hacking, he works with companies to secure against both pedestrian and advanced threats. An advocate for free and open source solutions, Abbott is a Co-Chair of the ABA's Information Security Committee and is a former Chair of the Copyright and New Technologies Committee. Richard also teaches law within a computer forensics program at the British Columbia Institute of Technology.