Policy and Security Landscapes Intertwined in a Global Environment

Thursday, August 22, 2019
4:30 pm to 5:30 pm

Join powerhouse policy experts Audrey Plonk and Amit Elazari in discussion of the security regulatory landscape intertwined with the evolving global environment.

On the agenda:

  • Global regulatory trends including EU and China
  • Coordinated vulnerability disclosure
  • Internet of Things influx of regulation
  • Security policy considerations when regulating evolving technology landscapes
  • Careers in security policy, and more.

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Audrey Plonk

Audrey L. Plonk is seasoned public policy professional with 13 years of experience working at the intersection of high technology, public policy and business strategy. As a senior director of public policy at Intel Corporation, Audrey leads a global team of policy experts focused on connectivity, data, artificial intelligence and autonomous driving policy issues.  She also specialized in China cyber policy and advises Intel business and product teams on China strategy.

Prior to joining Intel in 2008, Audrey worked for the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) based in Paris, France.  Audrey led the OECD’s security policy work on critical information infrastructure protection and malware.  In that role, she also served as liaison to the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Telecommunications and Information Working Group, the International Telecommunication Union and the Internet Governance Forum.

From 2003 to 2006, Audrey worked as a consultant for the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s National Cyber Security Division, primarily focusing on international cybersecurity policy issues in their International Affairs Division.  Audrey attended The George Washington University in Washington, DC and received her B.A. in international affairs with a focus on the European Union and received a double minor in French and dance.

Amit Elazari

Amit Elazari Bar On is a director of global cybersecurity policy at Intel Corporation and a lecturer at UC Berkeley’s School of Information. She graduated her JSD (doctor of science of law) from UC Berkeley School of Law, the world’s leading institution in law and technology. Her work on cyberlaw, privacy and intellectual property has been published in leading journals and presented in top conferences including USENIX Enigma, USENIX Security, DEF CON (Skytalks), RSA, BlackHat, and Privacy. Security. Risk. 2018 (IAPP). She is the first Israeli LL.M. graduate to been admitted to the doctoral program at Berkeley or any other top U.S. doctoral program in law, on a direct-track basis. She graduated summa cum laude from her LL.M. in IDC, Israel following the submission of a research thesis in the field of intellectual property law and standard-form contracts. She holds an LL.B. and a B.A. in business administration (summa cum laude) from IDC, is admitted to practice law in Israel and has worked at one of Israel’s leading law firms, GKH Law. Her research interests include cybersecurity, patents, copyright, privacy and private ordering. Her work is informed by her previous technological background, promoting Israeli patented photovoltaic technologies, and by her military service in an elite intelligence unit.

Last updated:

August 22, 2019