Ellen Nadeau



Senior Security Risk & Compliance Specialist

Ellen Nadeau is part of the Privacy Engineering Program at NIST, where she works to develop and pilot privacy risk management guidance and tools for organizations across sectors. She specializes in privacy-enhancing identity management solutions. Ellen received her Master’s of Public Administration from New York University, where she was a Scholar for Service at the NYU Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Security and Privacy. Previously, Ellen worked at a digital rights nonprofit (Derechos Digitales) in Santiago, Chile, as a Google Policy Fellow, and with the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children in the Netsmartz Workshop.




Contributions by Ellen Nadeau

  • Member of Privacy Engineering Section Advisory Board 2020 - 2021
  • NIST Privacy Framework: V1.0 is Coming!
    Speaker at IAPP Privacy. Security. Risk. 2019
  • Future of Technology in Privacy
    Speaker at Washington, DC KnowledgeNet: September 19, 2019
  • NIST Roundtable: Privacy Framework Discussion Draft
    Speaker at IAPP Canada Privacy Symposium 2019
  • The Security & Privacy Bunch, aka “NIST RMF 2.0”
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2019
  • Managing Privacy Risk Using the Risk Management Framework (RMF)
    Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2018
  • Managing Risk for the Internet of Things
    Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2018
  • Managing Privacy Risk 3:30-5:30
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2018
  • Meeting Challenges of Privacy, Security & GDPR Compliance in the Cloud 9:30-5:30
    Speaker at Global Privacy Summit 2018
  • Digital Identity and Privacy: An Update on the NIST Digital Identity Guidelines
    Web Conference Speaker
  • Security and Privacy Engineering: It’s Not a Zero-Sum Game
    Speaker at Privacy. Security. Risk. 2017