Lately, I've been thinking a lot about language.
As a former (recovering) attorney, I spent many a day pouring over contracts, writing policies, and explaining how the law interprets a given word or phrase to my clients. Lawyers spend their careers arguing over language -- working with words to create beneficial outcomes for their clients, whether in a contract, or in front of a court. But here's the thing: for all our skill with parsing words
Carey Lening, CIPP-E, CIPP-US works for Castlebridge as an information security and risk consultant. She has over 20 years of progressive experience assessing risks and enabling top-tier data security and data protection for industry leaders like Facebook, Palantir and numerous Fortune 500 companies. Her cross-functional and cross-domain knowledge makes her equally comfortable discussing the legal nuances of data protection with lawyers, hashing out technical and operational security controls with engineers and information security professionals, doing a risk audit, and providing a high-level overview to the C-Suite.
Carey earned a Bachelor’s degree from the University of California, Irvine, and her JD from the University of New Hampshire School of Law. As a former attorney, Carey focused on the legal and policy issues surrounding computer & data security and privacy law. Carey has written and lectured extensively on best practices in cybersecurity and data protection, with a particular interest on emerging threats, risk mitigation, and how to make sense of it all.
Carey consumes far too much coffee, and has a strong appreciation for cats, homebrewing, and travel.