Build Better Defenses
October 29–30, 2017: Training
October 30–November 1, 2017: Tutorials & Conference
New York, NY
Michee Smith

Michee Smith
Product Manager, Google


Michee Smith is a product manager for security and privacy at Google, where she is responsible for infrastructure products that provide transparency to users and internal data governance operations on the handling of personal data. Michee is passionate about ensuring that privacy is embedded in every step of the product and data lifecycle. Previously, she spent 12 years in a variety of software development and program management roles at Microsoft.


3:50pm–4:30pm Tuesday, October 31, 2017
Security usability
Location: Beekman
Michee Smith (Google)
Since the launch of the Email Encryption in Transit transparency report, Google has seen a 40% increase in encrypted emails going in and out of Gmail. Can public accountability really be used to drive the adoption of security practices inside a company and the industry at large? Michee Smith explores the successes and pitfalls of sharing this type of data and how to approach similar endeavors. Read more.