Cybersecurity and Privacy: The Two Main Tenets in the Smart City Project - SANDBOX STAGE

March 6, 2019 3:00 PM

implementation of a smart city project and how cybersecurity and privacy considerations are given from the outset in their plans. Security by design is fundamental to a successful IoT-enable...

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Maryam Rahmani

Maryam Rahmani, LLC

Maryam Rahmani is a consultant and a strategist committed to using technology and the power of collaboration to solve challenges facing enterprises. Maryam serves on the advisory board of several start-ups. She is a board member of the Society of High-Performance Computing Professional (SHPCP). Most recently, she served as the Global Partnership Officer at Global Cyber Alliance, an international nonprofit organization. Maryam holds a Master of Science in cybersecurity policy from the University of Maryland University College and a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering from the University of Florida. She is a Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP). Maryam is deeply committed to outreach and awareness activities in support of encouraging more women to pursue careers in science and technology especially information security.

Tony Batalla

San Leandro City

Mr. Anton (Tony) Batalla is Head of Information Technology at the City of San Leandro, California. He has helped launch a 10 gigabit internet connection at City Hall and a free, public Wi-Fi system utilizing the City’s fiber optics network. He oversees all aspects of technology, including infrastructure, service delivery, and data management and acts as the senior advisor for City Council on technology issues and policies. He holds an MBA from UCLA Anderson and a BS from the University of San Francisco. He co-chairs the Wireless SuperCluster in the Global City Teams Challenge (GCTC).

Sokwoo Rhee

National Institute of Standards and Technology

Dr. Sokwoo Rhee leads the Global City Teams Challenge (GCTC) which aims to create a replicable and scalable model for collaborative incubation and deployment of Internet of Things (IoT) and Cyber-Physical Systems (CPS) solutions to improve the quality of life in smart cities around the world. Previously as a Presidential Innovation Fellow on CPS, he co-led the SmartAmerica Challenge, which united IoT technologies and CPS across the nation to demonstrate concrete socio-economic benefits. Prior to joining US government, he was Co-founder and CTO of Millennial Net, Inc., one of the first to successfully commercialize low-power wireless network and Internet of Things technology. He has been recognized as MIT Technology Review’s Top Innovators under 35 and Red Herring’s Top 5 Innovators.

Cuilan Zhou

Adaptable Security Corp

As the CEO of Adaptable Security Corp (ADA for short), Ms. Lan Jenson aims to change the landscape of cybersecurity and privacy by energizing the underserved majority of the society with innovative easy-to-adopt methodologies and professional volunteers. She has been a strong voice and leader in GCTC Smart Secure Cities and Communities Challenge (SC3) and serves as the Co-Chair of its Cybersecurity and Privacy Advisory Committee. ADA has served smaller businesses, governments, school districts, and nonprofits with great successes. ADA’s partners include cities, state departments, federal agencies, professional and civic organizations such as ISC2/ ISACA/ ISSA chapters, OWASP, People Centered Internet, Global Cyber Alliance, SCORE and Small Business Development Centers.