Alyssa Ransbury

(She / her / hers)

Security Engineer @Square

Alyssa Ransbury is a Security Engineer at Square. She supports and leads data security engineering efforts across dozens of product teams and is interested in finding data where it shouldn’t be.

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Protecting User Data via Extensions on Metadata Management Tooling

In a world where data collection is ever-increasing and new and expanded data protection laws like GDPR and CCPA are introduced yearly, metadata management, the act of storing contextual information about collected and stored data, has become a required staple for many companies. This talk gives an overview of the current state of metadata management tooling, then deep dives into how Square has built on top of its metadata management solution to find and mitigate potential data security issues before they become a problem.


Monday Nov 8 / 01:10PM EST (40 minutes)


Modern Data Architectures, Pipelines, & Streams


Big DataSecurityGraphData DiscoveryDatabaseData EngineeringAuthorizationAuthentication

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