Halak Mehta is an International Public Policy Manager at Access Partnership. Based in Washington, D.C., she advises clients in the United States, Africa, India, and key markets in the Asia-Pacific region, supporting campaigns to shape emerging technology policies. Areas of expertise include privacy, data protection, cybersecurity, international trade regulations, and multilateral processes.
The FTC is a shadow regulator on cyber, and it is impacting what businesses must do about cybersecurity. Most troublingly, it is doing so without clear standards and in apparent self-denial. This may have wide-ranging ramifications for the future of self-driving cars.