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Jody R. Westby

Software Engineering Institute

Drawing upon a unique combination of more than twenty years of technical, legal, policy, and business experience, Ms. Westby provides consulting and legal services to public and private sector clients around the world in the areas of privacy, security, outsourcing risk management, business continuity, and technology compliance issues. She also serves as Adjunct Distinguished Fellow for Carnegie Mellon CyLab. Prior to forming Global Cyber Risk, Ms. Westby served as senior managing director for PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), specializing in outsourcing and cyber security/privacy issues. Before that, she was president of The Work-IT Group; launched In-Q-Tel, an IT venture capital/solutions company for the CIA; served as director of domestic policy for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce; was senior fellow and director of IT studies for the Progress & Freedom Foundation; practiced law with two top-tier New York firms; and spent ten years in the computer industry specializing in database management systems. Jody is a member of the bars of the District of Columbia, Pennsylvania, and Colorado and serves as chair of the American Bar Associations Privacy and Computer Crime Committee. She is a member of the World Federation of Scientists Permanent Monitoring Panel on Information Security and represents the ABA on the National Conference of Lawyers and Scientists. She is co-author and editor of four books on privacy, security, cybercrime, and enterprise security programs. She speaks globally and is the author of numerous articles. B.A., summa cum laude, University of Tulsa; J.D., magna cum laude, Georgetown University Law Center; Order of the Coif. You can email Ms. Westby at: westby at mindspring dot com.

Publications by Jody R. Westby