May 19, 2022

CLTC Grantees Find Widespread Exposure to Log4Shell Vulnerability

A team of CLTC-funded researchers from the UC Berkeley School of Information have discovered that the Log4Shell vulnerability — a widely-reported cybersecurity issue discovered in late 2021 — still has not been patched in many applications, especially those that use the Log4Shell indirectly.

January 25, 2022

CLTC Announces 2022 Research Grants

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.

November 8, 2021

CLTC Request for Proposals:

Comparing Effects of and Responses to GDPR and CCPA/CPRA

The Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity at UC Berkeley is hosting its second interdisciplinary symposium on July 29, 2022 to examine and compare how various stakeholders (including firms and consumers) have responded to the E.U.’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)/California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA)….

October 19, 2021

Fostering Foresight: 2021 CLTC Research Exchange

On October 7, 2021, the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC) hosted our fifth-annual CLTC Research Exchange, a showcase of recent work from our community of affiliated researchers. The theme of this year’s event, “Fostering Foresight,” reinforced how CLTC’s mission focuses on helping individuals, organizations, and governments act on foresight, and…

October 18, 2021

Q&A with Andrew Reddie, Research Director

CLTC is excited to welcome Dr. Andrew Reddie as Interim Research Director. Reddie is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at UC Berkeley and Senior Engineer at Sandia National Laboratories. We interviewed Andrew to learn about his current research and his projects at CLTC.

October 8, 2021

CLTC Issues Fall 2021 Request for Proposals

The Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity is proud to announce our seventh annual Request for Proposals (RFP). As outlined in the official RFP, the Center seeks to fund UC Berkeley graduate student researchers on a wide range of security issues, with a focus on a handful of core priority areas, including:…

August 18, 2021

MICS Students Present Usable Privacy and Security Research at RSA Conference

Two teams of researchers supported by the CLTC presented at the recent 2021 RSA Conference, an event that brings together cybersecurity professionals from around the world to exchange ideas and solutions. The students are enrolled in the UC Berkeley School of Information’s Master of Information and Cybersecurity (MICS) program. Read more — and watch videos of the presentations.

July 1, 2021

CLTC Welcomes Summer 2021 Research Cohort

The Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity is thrilled to welcome a new cohort of researchers for Summer 2021. This multi-disciplinary group of researchers brings additional capacity to CLTC’s original and future-focused cybersecurity research, advancing our mission to help decision-makers act on foresight and expand who gets to participate in — and…

July 1, 2021

CLTC Welcomes Sophia Baik and Jordan Famularo as New Postdoctoral Researchers

CLTC is pleased to announce that Sophia Baik and Jordan Jennifer Famularo will join the team as Postdoctoral Researchers, contributing to new research initiatives focused on two primary areas: systematic approaches to reducing digital harms; and data privacy, public policy and practice. We asked Sophia and Jordan a few questions…

March 16, 2021

The Cybersecurity Risks of Smart City Technologies: What Do The Experts Think?

This report by an interdisciplinary team of scholars from the University of California, Berkeley aims to help local-level policymakers better understand how cybersecurity risks vary among different “smart city” technologies. “The Cybersecurity Risks of Smart City Technologies: What Do The Experts Think?” presents results from a 2020 survey in which 76 cybersecurity experts ranked different technologies according to underlying technical vulnerabilities, their attractiveness to potential attackers, and the potential impact of a successful serious cyberattack.

January 27, 2021

CLTC Announces 2021 Research Grantees

The UC Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC) is proud to announce the recipients of our 2021 research grants. In total, 15 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. Three of the projects were jointly funded with the UC Berkeley Center for Technology, Society & Policy, a multi-disciplinary research center focused on emergent social and policy issues of technology.

January 14, 2021

CLTC Research Exchange, Day 3: Long-Term Security Implications of AI/ML Systems

  On December 10, the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity hosted the third event in our 2020 Research Exchange, a series of three virtual conferences that showcased CLTC-funded researchers working across a wide spectrum of cybersecurity-related topics. The December event, themed “Long-Term Security Implications of AI/ML Systems.” featured talks from a…

November 17, 2020

CLTC Research Exchange on Protecting Vulnerable Populations

On November 12, the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity presented the second event in our 2020 Research Exchange Series, a showcase of the work of CLTC-affiliated researchers who are pushing the boundaries of technology, social science, and the humanities to positively influence how individuals, organizations, and governments think about and deal…

October 28, 2020

CLTC Call for Proposals:

Comparing Effects and Responses to GDPR and CCPA

The Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity at UC Berkeley is hosting an interdisciplinary workshop on July 30, 2021 to examine and compare how firms and consumers have responded to the E.U.’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Protection Act (CCPA). This RFP seeks proposals to conduct scholarly inquiry…

May 21, 2020

Ann Cleaveland on “Security and Compliance Weekly” Podcast

CLTC Director Ann Cleaveland made a guest appearance on the Security and Compliance Weekly podcast, which is produced by Security Weekly, a podcast network for the security community. Live-streamed on May 19, the discussion focused largely on Resilient Governance for Boards of Directors, a research report CLTC produced in partnership with Booz Allen examining how boards of directors approach cybersecurity governance in their organizations.