Safety & Security

Welcome to U.S. Department of Commerce’s Safety and Security Team website! This website is your resource for market research reports, trade leads, and event information designed to help you succeed internationally. Our worldwide team of Specialists, located throughout the Unites States at 100 Export Assistance Centers and in more than 72 U.S. Embassies and U.S. Consulates worldwide, are dedicated to help you increase your export sales. We are the safety and security industry’s primary export assistance resource and should be your first point of contact if you are looking to develop your business abroad.

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Detailed Event Information For Data Privacy Seminar Detailed Event Information For Data Privacy Seminar
Data Privacy Seminar -- Biotechnology, Consumer Electronics, Computer Software, Drugs/Pharmaceuticals, Electronic Commerce, General Industrial Eq./Supplies, Information Services, Medical Eq., Security/Safety Eq., Travel and Tourism Industries
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Location/Date: Waltham, MA, United States 03/25/2013 - 03/25/2013
Event Summary:
Do you have questions about data privacy or Safe Harbor regulations? Join us get your questions answered by the experts! This seminar will feature several data privacy experts from the International Trade Administration (ITA) at the U.S. Department of Commerce, including: Keynote: Cameron Kerry, General Counsel of the U.S. Department of Commerce, on protecting privacy and preserving the free flow of data with the EU. Caitlin Fennessy, Business and Industry Analyst, Office of Technology and Electronic Commerce from ITA, will talk about implementation and next steps for the APEC Cross Border Privacy Rules System Christopher Hoff, Safe Harbor Administrator from ITA, will provide an overview of the U.S.-EU and U.S.-Swiss Safe Harbor Frameworks

Contacts:
Melissa Branzburg, Boston
International Trade Specialist
Phone: 617-565-4309
Melissa.Branzburg@trade.gov
Christopher Hoff, Info/Comm Tech & Ecommerce
Business and Industry Specialist
Phone: 202-482-3120
Christopher.Hoff@trade.gov
James Paul, Boston
USEAC Director
Phone: 617-565-4304
James.Paul@trade.gov