Laura D. Berger is a senior attorney in the Division of Privacy and Identity Protection at the Federal Trade Commission. She enforces federal laws that protect consumer privacy. She has worked extensively on policy and enforcement involving standards such as Section 5 of the Federal Trade Commission Act and the Commission's Safeguards and Privacy Rules under the Gramm-Leach-Bliley ("GLB") Act. In addition, she was author of the Commission's Safeguards Rule, and has worked to develop educational materials to assist businesses to comply with that Rule. Recently, her enforcement efforts have focused on privacy and security standards applicable to social media. Previously, Ms. Berger was an attorney with the Office of the General Counsel at the FTC. She received a B.A. in English from Tulane University and a J.D. from the University of Michigan Law School.