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The State of Online Safety: Past, Present & Future

The online safety landscape has changed from even a few years ago. How has it evolved? What are the current trends? Where are we headed next? Join us for a conversation with leading online safety experts that will cover hot topics such as mobile and “bring your own device” (BYOD), the current landscape, and issues on the horizon. Panelists will also explore actions people are taking to help protect themselves online and the findings of a new survey – the third annual Microsoft Computing Safety Index.

Thursday, September 12th • 8:30 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. • Breakfast will be provided
Event Location: 901 K Street, NW, 11th Floor, Washington, DC 20001
Using hashtag: #DCOnlineSafety


Stephen Balkam, Moderator
Chief Executive Officer, Family Online Safety Institute

Parry Aftab, Panelist
Founder, and

Jacqueline Beauchere, Panelist
Chief Online Safety Officer, Microsoft

Amanda Lenhart, Panelist
Senior Researcher, Pew Research Center

Jack McArtney, Panelist
Director of Corporate and Community Responsibility, Verizon