Ben Rossen is a senior attorney in the FTC’s Division of Privacy and Identity Protection, where he represents the Commission in consumer protection matters concerning privacy, data security, and the Internet of Things. Mr. Rossen also advises on a variety of educational and policy initiatives at the Commission, with a special focus on developing consumer and business guidance on ransomware. Mr. Rossen regularly speaks about the Commission’s privacy and data security efforts at a wide variety of industry conferences and other events. Previously, Mr. Rossen practiced at Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler and at Cravath, Swaine & Moore. He clerked for the Hon. Carol Bagley Amon in the Eastern District of New York and is a graduate of Harvard Law School.