June 11, 2021 Privacy and Surveillance Advisory Board Meeting

June 11, 2021

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    1. Call to Order by Chair
    2. Roll Call

      Taraneh Moayed – Chair, Assistant Director, Office of Contract Administration
      Blake Valenta – Analytics Strategist, DataSF, City Administrator’s Office
      Michael Makstman – Chief Information Security Officer, Department of Technology
      Mark de la Rosa – Acting Chief Auditor Executive, City Service Auditor, Controller’s Office
      Maria McKee – Director of Research & Planning, Juvenile Probation
      Matthias Jaime – Director, Committee on Information Technology
      Todd Rydstrom – Deputy Controller, Controller’s Office
      Guy Clarke – IT Governance Director, San Francisco International Airport
      Nnena Ukuku – Public Member

    3. Approval of Minutes from March 12, 2021 (Action Item)
    4. Discussion: Third Party Security Camera Agreements

      Following the review of surveillance technology policies and impact reports of security cameras owned and operated by City departments, the Privacy and Surveillance Advisory Board (PSAB) identified a number of departments with agreements to shared security camera footage. Kyra Worthy from SF Safe represents one organization with these type of agreements, and will share her best practices to inform future policy development.

    5. Review and Approval of Surveillance Technology Policy: AI and Algorithms (Action Item)

      Section 19B of the City and County of San Francisco’s Administrative Code requires all departments with surveillance technologies to develop a Surveillance Impact Report and a Surveillance Technology Policy for their ongoing authorized use. Each Surveillance Technology Policy must be approved by COIT before they are reviewed by the Board of Supervisors.
      The following departments will be using the citywide policy standard for the ongoing use of AI and Algorithms:

      • Department of Policy Accountability (Video Redaction Tool)
    6. Discussion: Surveillance Technology Policy for Biometric Processing Software

      Postponed: This conversation about the Department of Public Health’s proposed use of Alexa technology will be postponed for a future meeting.

    7. Public Comment
    8. Adjournment

    Date & Time

    Friday, June 11, 2021
    9:00 am to 11:00 am


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    Last updated June 14, 2021