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Carey Lening

Senior Consultant / InfoSec Lead

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.  

She blogs in a personal capacity at 

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