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This presentation will explain the basic landscape of present & future cybersecurity and privacy laws but position it within the theme of the human element by emphasizing recent headlines in the privacy/cyber legal context.

Reema Moussa is a law student at the University of Southern California Gould School of Law. She graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara with undergraduate degrees in Communication and Global & International Studies and a Masters in Technology Management, where she also worked on the UCSB Information Security Team as the Cybersecurity Awareness Coordinator and founded the UCSB Chapter of Women in Cybersecurity (WiCyS). Reema’s experience bridges technical, legal, management, and policy capacities, and has worked internationally to evangelize technology for all, in her role as the Girls in Information Communication Technology (ICT) Coordinator at the International Telecommunication Union in 2021. Reema is currently a Fellow and the West Coast Regional Chair of the Internet Law and Policy Foundry, where she hosts and produces the Tech Policy Grind podcast. She is on the Young Lawyers Advisory Panel of the ABA Antitrust Section Information Security and Privacy (PRIS) Committee. At Gould, she is a Student Attorney for the IP and Technology Law Clinic, and is a Legal and Policy Intern at the Future of Privacy Forum. She’s currently based in Los Angeles and is a lifelong Californian, aspiring to practice in New York City after law school.