The Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC) and its founding director, Steven Weber, will be honored with the 2021-2022 Chancellor’s Award for Research in the Public Interest. Given annually, this award recognizes “research that addresses critical issues affecting our local, state, national, or global communities.”
On March 15, 2022, CLTC hosted a panel of industry insiders offering a peek under the hood on breaches and how organizations respond to them, with a focus on how the “state of the art” for incident response is evolving, and what breach notification regulations on the horizon will mean for organizations.
A new video published by the Public Interest Technology University Network (PIT-UN) features Ann Cleaveland, CLTC’s Executive Director, and Lisa Ho, Academic Director of the School of Information’s Master of Information and Cybersecurity (MICS), sharing insights based on their experience from overseeing UC Berkeley’s Citizen Clinic, a trailblazing public…
Watch the video of a panel discussion, recorded on February 23, 2022, featuring a panel of scholars whose research addresses how “internet of things” (IoT) devices are leading to new challenges for privacy, security, and surveillance in homes and neighborhoods. The panel was co-sponsored by Cyversity, which works to achieve the consistent representation of women and underrepresented minorities in the cybersecurity industry.
In a new book, Law and Policy for the Quantum Age, CLTC Faculty Director Chris Jay Hoofnagle (and co-author Simson L. Garfinkel) explain the genesis of quantum information theory, and its applications through quantum sensing, computing, and communications.
On February 3, 2022, CLTC hosted a virtual “fireside chat” featuring two scholars from the UC Berkeley School of Law — Orin Kerr, Professor of Law, and Tejas Narechania, Assistant Professor of Law. The panel addressed a range of questions related to data scraping in the context of the law. Watch the video and read excerpts from the conversation.
To explore the privacy and security implications of the recent shift to hybrid and remote work, CLTC convened an online panel with Will Cooper, Vice President of Litigation and Compliance at Fortinet, an S&P500 cybersecurity company, and Greg Silberman, who serves as Associate General Counsel and leads Zoom Video Communications’ Global Privacy Team. Moderated by Ann Cleaveland, CLTC’s Executive Director, the discussion focused on surfacing ideas for how firms and policymakers can converge to help hybrid work live up to its promise.
“Choices, Risks, and Reward Reports: Charting Public Policy for Reinforcement Learning Systems,” a new report by a team of researchers affiliated with the UC Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity’s Artificial Intelligence Security Initiative (AISI), examines potential benefits and challenges related to reinforcement learning, and provides recommendations to help policymakers ensure that RL-based systems are deployed safely and responsibly.
The UC Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC) is proud to announce the recipients of our 2022 research grants. In total, 11 different student-led research groups have been awarded grants to support initiatives related to digital security issues emerging at the intersection of technology and society.
A new article in the Chronicle of Philanthropy, “Nonprofits Are at Risk of Cyberattacks. Here’s What You Need to Know,” spotlights CLTC and the Citizen Clinic, a trailblazing course through which students are trained to provide digital security assistance to client organizations.