Edward Davis, LLC

Blog

  • The War on Cops Takes Away from the War on Terror

    In an instant, the lives of the families of five Dallas police officers have been irrevocably changed, and those families now face a lifetime of coping with the loss of their loved ones. Those families will not grieve alone. Friends, brother and sister officers, a city, state, and indeed, a...

    Read More
  • Photo Credit: Nancy Lane

    Tragedies Like This Shine Light on Police Sacrifces

    The sudden and violent loss of officer Ronald Tarentino Jr. yesterday should remind us of the sacrifice and courage of officers everywhere. “Officer down” is a police chief’s worst nightmare. More importantly, it is a gut-wrenching loss for the officer’s wife, children and the community. Our thoughts and prayers are...

    Read More
  • Screen Shot 2016-04-05 at 5.34.47 PM

    Highlights from IAPP Global Privacy Summit 2016

    Ed Davis spoke on “The Smartest Cities are Smart on Privacy” panel along side, Michelle Dennedy, VP, CPO of Cisco, Scott Shipman, General Counsel, CPO of Sensity Systems, Peter Swire, Huang Professor of Law and Ethics at Georgia Tech Schellar College of Business; Senior Counsel, Alston & Bird. By 2050,...

    Read More
  • CdDAychUIAA7Fr8 (1)

    Digital Privacy vs. Intelligence Agencies: No Simple Resolution

    Fascinating discussion at MIT led by GCHQ Director Robert Hannigan. I agree with the Director– there are no simple answers. The discourse surrounding this issue will continue to develop on a case-by-case basis. –Ed   Head of Britain tech security agency backs encryption By Hiawatha Bray  THE BOSTON GLOBE STAFF  MARCH...

    Read More
  • 3e4ae1cf8da3d560ac319cfa8dcfa298

    The Digital Equilibrium Project

    “The release of atomic power has changed everything except our way of thinking… the solution to this problem lies in the heart of mankind.”  -Albert Einstein Over the past year, I’ve been working closely with Arthur Coviello and Mckinsey & Company on the issue of balancing security and privacy in today’s connected world. Recent...

    Read More
  • Screen Shot 2016-01-27 at 2.43.06 PM

    Ed Davis on the Challenges of Digital Investigations

    Former Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis has 36 years of distinguished law enforcement experience, but he’s perhaps best known for his connection to one event. Davis, who was Police Commissioner from 2006 to 2013, presided over the Boston Marathon bombing investigation and subsequent manhunt.   In the video below he...

    Read More
  • More than insurance

    You will confront a crisis this year. Cyber crime crisis, work place crisis, medical crisis, family crisis.  You can do more than simply buy insurance. Planning: Think the unthinkable Testing: Check the plans. Make sure they work. Innovation: “No plan survives first encounter with the enemy” Helmuth Von Moltke Threat...

    Read More