"By working together and sharing our knowledge, we can integrate safety, security, and privacy into our daily lives—both online and off."
— Hemu Nigam

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Hemu Nigam, Security Expert

CEO of SSP Blue, the leading online safety and security advisory firm.Developed the foundational principles for social networking safety.Co-Chair for the White House Online Safety And Technology Working Group.Has been called on by The White House, Congress, The United Nations, Microsoft, AT&T, News Corporation, Myspace, and others to address critical online protection matters.Special Advisor for the Children’s Online Protection Act.Special Advisor for the Congressional Commission on Child Safety.Lead attorney for Microsoft's Digital Integrity Group.Counsel to The White House on cyber stalking.Former board member for The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.Former United States Department of Justice Prosecutor, Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Division.Successfully prosecuted over 1000 criminal matters including a vast variety of internet crime.Developed the Motion Picture Association of America’s global strategy to combat online piracy, eliminating more than 100,000 illegal movie websites.Former Director of Consumer Security Outreach & Child Safe Computing at Microsoft.Collaborated with the U.S. Secret Service, Interpol, and the FBI to develop Microsoft's landmark Anti-Virus Reward Program.Worked as Chief Security Officer for News Corporation and its properties, responsible for protecting the personal information of over 200 million users around the world.Handled all educational, safety, privacy and law enforcement programs for Myspace and other Fox properties.Launched technology to identify and remove criminals from Myspace, officially credited with making Myspace safe and secure.Recurring lecturer at The Annenberg School Center For The Digital Future.Currently serving as a 20/20 Web Avenger.Cyber Safety, Security and Privacy columnist for Huffington Post, ABC News Online, and others.Influential and commonly featured expert for: ABC News, CBS Early Show, BBC, BusinessWeek, CNN, Financial Times, Fox News, The New York Times, NPR, The Wall Street Journal, and more.