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Lowell Lecture

Balancing Cyber Security and Privacy in the Digital Age

Date & Time

Oct. 29, 2015 at 6 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.


Suffolk University C. Walsh Theatre
C. Walsh Theatre
55 Temple Street Boston, MA 02114
Driving Directions


Ely Kahn (Co-founder and VP of Business Development, Sqrrl) Ryan Maness (Visiting Fellow in Political Science, Security and Resilience Studies, Northeastern University)

Presenting Organization

Ford Hall Forum at Suffolk University


Current Affairs


Jennifer Bonardi (, 617-305-6316)

The idea of privacy has undergone significant changes in the digital age, as has the idea of privacy harm. Fearful of British spying, influence, and intervention, the founding fathers granted citizens significant protections in the Constitution. Now, the tables have turned: concerns about what some see as a U.S. dragnet and unwarranted privacy intrusions have compelled other countries to revamp their own privacy protections. Legislation, both at home and abroad, hasn’t kept pace with technological developments, leaving some wondering if privacy as we know it is long dead.

Co-presented with: WorldBoston