April Falcon Doss is the Executive Director of the Georgetown Institute for Technology Law and Policy. Prior to that, April spent over a decade at the National Security Agency, where she held a number of positions that included managing operational programs and technology innovation efforts, a posting as an overseas foreign liaison officer, and serving as the Associate General Counsel for Intelligence Law. Subsequently, she served as Senior Minority Counsel for the Russia Investigation in the United States Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, and chaired the cybersecurity and privacy practice of a major U.S. law firm. She is the author of the book “Cyber Privacy: Who Has Your Data and Why You Should Care,” and is a regular commentator on issues relating to national security, cybersecurity, data privacy, and emerging technologies. She’s appeared on a number of outlets including CNN, MSNBC, NPR, and CBC, and her articles have appeared in a range of publications including The Atlantic, The Weekly Standard, Lawfare, Bustle, Just Security, and the Washington Post. She’s on Twitter @AprilFDoss.



April Falcon Doss, Cyber Privacy: Who Has Your Data and Why You Should Care (Dall., Tex.: BenBella Books 2020).

Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

April Falcon Doss, Impact-Based Informed Consent: What Privacy Laws Can Learn From the Ethics of Human Subjects Research, 6 Geo. L. Tech. Rev. (Online First), Feb. 2022.
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April Falcon Doss, Data Privacy & National Security: A Rubik’s Cube of Challenges and Opportunities That Are Inextricably Linked, 59 Duq. L. Rev. 231-268 (2021).
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Selected Contributions to Other Publications

John L. Ropiequet, April Falcon Doss & Valerie G. Pennacchio, The Next Big Thing: Current Issues Under the Illinois Biometric Information Privacy Act, 74 Consumer Fin. L.Q. Rep. 43-69 (2020).
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Book Chapters & Collected Works

April Falcon Doss & Albert F. Moran, Cybersecurity in the Energy Sector, in A Practical Guide to Cyber Insurance for Businesses 345-372 (Lauren D. Godfrey, Michael Menapace, Toni Scott Reed & Larry P. Schiffer eds., Chicago: American Bar Association 2022).