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Kenneth Olmstead

Kenneth Olmstead

Internet Privacy & Security Analyst

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Biography

Kenneth (Kenny) Olmstead is the Internet Security & Privacy Analyst that will help research, analyze, write, and review technical content relating to OTA issues - identity, security, privacy, and data stewardship. He will also help with communications and engage the OTA Committees on technical and techno-policy issues.

Before joining the Internet Society, Kenny spent 12 years at the Pew Research Center studying how the internet affects American life. In that time, he studied various topics ranging from how the Internet changed the business of journalism, to how Americans view cybersecurity, to privacy issues in the Android ecosystem. He has a Master’s degree in Communications, Culture & Technology from Georgetown University.

Kenny is located in our Reston office.

Latest posts

Privacy Regulations Are Evolving: Are Organizations Ready? Thumbnail
Building Trust 20 September 2019

Privacy Regulations Are Evolving: Are Organizations Ready?

Privacy statements are both a point of contact to inform users about their data and a way to show...

Deep Dive: How Healthcare Organizations Practice Privacy and Security Thumbnail
Building Trust 20 August 2019

Deep Dive: How Healthcare Organizations Practice Privacy and Security

In April, the Online Trust Alliance published the 11th annual Online Trust Audit assessing the security and privacy of...

Internet Society’s Online Trust Alliance 2018 Cyber Incidents & Breach Trends Report Thumbnail
Building Trust 9 July 2019

Internet Society’s Online Trust Alliance 2018 Cyber Incidents & Breach Trends Report

On Tuesday July 9, 2019 the Internet Society’s Online Trust Alliance (OTA) released its 11th Cyber Incident & Breach...

How the Internet Society’s Privacy Statement Stacks Up Thumbnail
Privacy 1 May 2019

How the Internet Society’s Privacy Statement Stacks Up

For ten years, the Internet Society’s Online Trust Alliance (OTA) has published an annual comprehensive survey of 1,200 sites’...

Privacy First for Security Companies Thumbnail
Privacy 15 April 2019

Privacy First for Security Companies

Privacy has become a major issue around the world. Hopeful presidential candidates, such as Elizabeth Warren, have proposed privacy...

Building Trust 28 November 2018

New Report: Major Online Retailers Increase Email Marketing Trustworthiness and Follow Unsubscribe Best Practices

Author: Kenneth Olmstead Today, the Internet Society’s Online Trust Alliance released its fifth annual Email Marketing & Unsubscribe Audit. OTA researchers analyzed the email...

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