Reminder: talk starting in 10 minutes!

On Tue, Sep 3, 2019 at 2:40 PM Esther Jang <>

> Reminder: this is tomorrow!
> -Esther
> On Wed, Aug 28, 2019 at 2:01 PM Esther Jang <>
> wrote:
>> Hi Change community,
>> Next *Wed 9/4 3:30pm at UW CSE*, students from the ICTD and Security &
>> Privacy Labs will jointly be hosting a talk by local privacy activist
>> Cynthia Spiess. She'll be talking about how to get involved in the City of
>> Seattle's process for publicly reviewing surveillance technologies used by
>> the city, the Seattle Surveillance Ordinance.
>> *Talk Title: "Seattle Surveillance Ordinance: Information for Tech
>> Activists"*
>> *When: Wednesday 9/4, 3:30-5 pm*
>> *Where: Paul G. Allen Center for Computer Science and Engineering, Gates
>> Commons (rm CSE 691)*
>> *Speaker Bio:*Cynthia Spiess has previously worked at Adobe as a Senior
>> Security Researcher for the Adobe Secure Software Engineering Team (ASSET).
>> Prior to that, she worked at Amazon Web Services (AWS) as a Security
>> Engineer for the AWS AppSec team; and earlier as a Developer Support
>> Engineer for AWS Premium Support. She has spoken at DefendCon 2017 and iSec
>> (now NCC) Open Forum Seattle. Her work experience covers front-end and
>> back-end web stacks (GUIs and APIs), both traditional and more modern
>> (NoSQL DBs, docker/Mesos), SecOps/IR, and (unsurprisingly) cloud security.
>> *Talk Summary:*The City of Seattle is in the midst of undertaking
>> important steps that impact the privacy (and security in some cases) of all
>> persons living, working, and traveling in Seattle for likely many years to
>> come. This work is partially underway, with different surveillance
>> technologies in different stages of the process. This presentation will
>> cover what the Seattle Surveillance Ordinance is & the overall process
>> end-to-end; what stage we’re at; noteworthy technical findings thus far;
>> what’s next; and how to contribute your knowledge. The overall situation is
>> one which is near starving for technical contributions and voice, so the
>> hope is that this presentation is more than purely informational and
>> instead results in informed participation (in any level or capacity).
>> Here's a FB event <> for
>> sharing. Please come if you can make it, and invite anyone who you think
>> would be interested!
>> Thanks,
>> -Esther
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