IAPP Professional Privacy Faculty

Debra Farber, CIPP/US, CIPP/G, CIPM

President and Principal Consultant
Farber Strategies Inc.

Debra J. Farber is an experienced privacy and data protection expert who is passionate about educating organizations on how to build privacy protections and security controls into product and service offerings to establish and maintain trust, protect the brand and comply with legislation and best practices. As a consultant with deep privacy and security experience, savvy communication skills, high energy and a love of people, she offers a uniquely holistic perspective on operationalizing data protection within government and industry.

Farber has managed data protection programs and initiatives for various well-respected organizations across multiple industries, including American Express, IBM, the Advisory Board Company, the Department of Veterans Affairs, Revolution Health and Numera.

She holds a BA in English from Binghamton University and a JD from Brooklyn Law School. In addition to her privacy experience and certifications, she has also earned the CISSP security credential and has led various security governance projects.

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