Ryan Johnson is Senior Manager, International Public Policy, at Access Partnership, the leading technology public policy consultancy. Johnson leads Access Partnership’s cybersecurity practice from Washington, D.C. He consults on international ICT policy issues for a range of clients, developing strategies to shape global policy discussions and access new markets. His areas of expertise include cybersecurity, data protection, cryptography, and Internet governance, especially in developing countries and multilateral institutions.
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.