The Architecture Of Global Surveillance


Do civil liberties still exist? Or is privacy dead?
How do you raise children in the era of Snapchat, smartphones and Google Glass?

Snowden, Anonymous, NSA, FBI, GCHQ, Boeing, China, Cisco, ATT, Verizon, Google, Facebook, GM, Ford, Apple, Amazon, Your doctor, Spouse, Grocer, iPhone, android, your child’s school. What do they have in common? Each and everyone is a spy. Individuals, corporations and governments have built the modern surveillance state.

Executive over reach, insufficient planning, systemic flaws, and blind faith in institutions has led to a global panopticon. Our jobs, social interactions and technology have made it extremely easy to become a spy…or a peeping tom. It’s much harder not to look, than to look.

App stores, vendors, governments have transmogrified society into the Truman Show. This presentation delves into how we got here, what lessons we have learned, what lessons we have yet to learn, and where we’re headed.

Based on 10 years of research, this presentation will delve into history, technology, the Bill Of Rights, EU Privacy Charter, George Orwell and others to discuss the origin and architecture of the modern surveillance state and what we can do about it.

This presentation will discuss the origin of the modern surveillance state and what we can do about it.
What’s the difference between the US & China? US & Russia? Come and find out.

  • Jun 3rd — NYS CyberSec, Albany
  • July – InfoSecurity Professional Magazine Article
  • Oct 1st — ASIS60 / ISC2 SecureCongress, Atlanta
  • Oct 22 – ISSA 2014 / Orlando