PrivSec Conference New York is part of the Data Protection World Forum event series.

The conference is where privacy and security meet for a two-day event that champions collaboration, progression and innovation.

The event will explore the inextricable link between data privacy and data security, providing attendees with access to first-rate content presented by a line-up of international experts.

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PrivSec New York by Data Protection World Forum is where privacy and security meet for a two-day intensive deep-dive event.

A carefully curated, content rich, conference addressing the inextricable link between data privacy and data security.

Providing attendees with access to first-rate content presented by a line-up of international experts.

PrivSec New York will be the East Coast hub where privacy and security leaders meet for two days of; learning, networking, discussion, and entertainment.

PrivSec Conference New York will be hosted at the Alfred Lerner Hall, part of the prestigious Columbia University in upper Manhattan. The campus has excellent conference and exhibition facilities, and is easily accesible for local and international attendees. New York has long been at the forefront of a number of industries, driving change and innovation and is home to leading organisations from across financial services, advertising and technology.  

PrivSec will bring together 60+ leading experts from privacy and security, to deliver a breadth of content via solo presentations, panel discussions, debates, roundtables and workshops. Our international line-up of expert speakers will combine practical and theoritical approaches to privacy and security, and explore how the two need to work together to achieve shared goals. 

PrivSec New York will consist of 2 central theatres, our agenda is designed to enable you to pick and choose the sessions that are most valuable for you. The event will also consist of a number of shared knowledge roundtables and workshop opportunities that will be announced closer to the event. The event will run over two-days and there will be a whole host of learning opportunities for attendees to take advantage of. 

Content is at the heart of PrivSec; this two-day event will consist of over 40 hours of educational, insightful and inspirational content. PrivSec aims to deliver attendees with a variety of learning opportunities to suit their needs and wants. The conference content is designed to deliver practical advice and guidance, as well as a number of sessions focusing on theoretical learning and the bigger picture. 


With 20 leading service and solution providers on-hand, PrivSec provides a perfect opportunity to understand the technologies and services that are currently aiding privacy and security professionals across the world. If you’re looking for a particular solution or service, our team will be on-hand to ensure you get face time with the right people.

As the lines blur between privacy and security, it is important that both disciplines have the opportunity to meet, network and share ideas. Over the course of the two-day event there will be a number of professional and informal networking opportunities, designed to drive collaboration and aid attendees in meeting the people who will help drive change, innovation and progression in their organisation. 


Our events have been attended by Privacy and Security officers from companies including:


David Carroll, Star of 'The Great Hack', to Keynote at PrivSec New York

The Great Hack, released by Netflix, explores the underhand tactics used by political parties through manipulating the data of unsuspecting individuals - the Cambridge Anlytica scandal called the world to listen when it comes to privacy.

David Carroll, one of the dual protagonists in the documentary, set out to sue Cambridge Anlytica in a quest to find out the source of his data.

A professor of media design, David Carroll will also take to the stage to keynote the New York leg of PrivSec conference on 5th & 6th November at Columbia University.


WEBINAR: Incident and Breach: How to Build a Proactive Response Plan

Join us in this upcoming webinar and learn the steps you can take to operationalize your process for a streamlined and consistent incident response management plan. We’ll walk through the incident response lifecycle, highlighting best practices for each stage: from incident detection and making a breach or no breach determination to improving privacy practices and providing notification to individuals and other regulatory agencies.

What you will learn:
- Best practice to build an operational and compliant incident response program
- How to ensure consistency and efficiency across multiple jurisdictions as the privacy regulatory landscape becomes more stringent and complex
- Review of real-life scenarios from common and not-so-common privacy incidents, including mitigation and remediation

Format: 45 minute presentation, 15 minute live audience Q&A


View high definition recordings of talks at our previous events.

Sir Rob Wainwright, Former-Chief of Europol

Talk on 'Cyber Threats and and the Interconnected Relationship between Data Protection and Data Security in Response'.

Sir Rob Wainwright is a highly experienced security professional with global profile and reputation.

He has had a 25-year career in intelligence, policing, government, EU and international affairs, including at the Serious Organised Crime Agency, National Criminal Intelligence Service and the British Security Service. 

Prior to joining Deloitte, Rob was the executive director of Europol where he established the European Cybercrime Centre. He is credited with leading the transformation of Europol into a world-class security institution and centre of innovation on cyber security, terrorism and financial crime.