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.

January 16, 2020

CLTC Call for Proposals:

Data rights, shared value, and re-defining ‘privacy’ and ‘security’ with AI/ML and emerging technologies

The Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity at UC Berkeley is hosting an interdisciplinary workshop on July 15, 2020 to examine tensions and trade-offs at the intersection of emerging AI-related technologies, competition and antitrust policy, and both security and privacy. This RFP seeks proposals to conduct scholarly inquiry into these topics to…

January 14, 2020

Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity Announces 2020 Research Grantees

The UC Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC) is proud to announce the recipients of our 2020 research grants. In total, 22 different groups of researchers will share a total of nearly $1 million in funding to support a broad range of initiatives that are addressing cybersecurity and digital security issues at the intersection of technology and society, including secure machine learning, data protection policy, detecting malicious photo manipulation, and more.

October 16, 2019

Research Opportunity: Cyber Insurance Modeling with CLTC

The cyber-insurance market has been slow to develop, and is generally seen by both sides — potential buyers, and the insurers themselves — as partial, inadequate, and far short of its potential. An important theoretical and practical question stands in the way: under what circumstances (if any) would a government…

October 15, 2019

CLTC Hosts Third-Annual Research Exchange

How can we quantify the risks cyberattacks on the Internet of Things? How do apps circumvent Android’s permission system? What are the security implications of 5G technologies? How can deep learning be used for enhanced security? These were among the diverse questions explored at the third annual CLTC Research Exchange,…

September 8, 2019

2019 CLTC Research Exchange

Please join us on Thursday, October 3 from 9:30am – 4:30pm, as members of the CLTC research community will deliver presentations about their research at the 3rd Annual CLTC Research Exchange. This event will be hosted at the David Brower Center in Downtown Berkeley (2150 Allston Way, Berkeley, CA 94704).

April 30, 2019

CLTC Hosts Masters in Information and Cybersecurity (MICS) Students

On April 24, the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC) welcomed a group of students currently enrolled in the UC Berkeley School of Information’s (I School) Masters in Information and Cybersecurity (MICS) program, an online degree program that prepares students with the cybersecurity skills needed to assume leadership positions in private-sector…

March 8, 2019

CLTC Co-hosts Cybersecurity Futures 2025 Session at RSA® Conference 2019

On Wednesday, March 6, the UC Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC) and CNA’s Institute for Public Research hosted a session at the 28th annual RSA Conference (RSAC), one of the world’s largest information technology security conferences, at the Moscone Center, in San Francisco. The session, “Future of Cybersecurity Scenarios:…

January 23, 2019

Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity Announces 2019 Research Grantees

The UC Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC) is proud to announce the recipients of our 2019 research grants. In total, 30 different groups of researchers will share a total of roughly $1.3 million in funding to support a broad range of initiatives related to cybersecurity and digital security issues…

October 2, 2018

CLTC Hosts 2nd Annual Research Exchange

What are the latest advances in encryption? How should cybersecurity be built into urban infrastructure? What measures can be taken to secure the internet of things for senior users? How might custom-fit, brainwave-detecting earbuds be used for authentication? These were just a few of the topics discussed at the 2nd…

September 18, 2018

CLTC Issues Request for Proposals for 2019 Grants

The Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC) has issued its fourth annual Request for Proposals (RFP), through which UC Berkeley-affiliated researchers can apply for research funding. “CLTC believes that a transformative cybersecurity research program should not only address the most interesting and complex challenges of today’s socio-technical security environment, but also…

August 23, 2018

CLTC Welcomes Three New Researchers

CLTC is excited to announce the arrival of three new researchers to our team: Nick Merrill, Post-Doctoral Fellow Nick Merrill, who recently earned his Ph.D. in the UC Berkeley School of Information, will be joining CLTC as a post-doctoral fellow. Merrill worked in UC Berkeley’s BioSENSE Lab, where he explored…

August 6, 2018

CLTC Media Round-Up: Researchers Covered in WaPo, WSJ, CBC, and More

From blogs and podcasts to feature coverage in international news, researchers affiliated with the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity have received widespread coverage in the media in recent weeks. Below is a round-up of our latest hits, with links to the original articles when available. Amit Elazari and Launch of “Disclose.io”…

July 24, 2018

CLTC Releases New Report on Supporting Politically Vulnerable Organizations’ Cybersecurity

A new report published by the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC) details how media outlets, human rights groups, NGOs, and other politically vulnerable organizations face significant cybersecurity threats—often at the hands of powerful governments— but have limited resources to protect themselves. The paper, “Defending Politically Vulnerable Organizations Online,” by CLTC Research Fellow Sean Brooks, provides an overview of cybersecurity threats to civil society organizations targeted for political purposes, and explores the ecosystem of resources available to help these organizations improve their cybersecurity.

July 24, 2018

CLTC and Microsoft Host Digital Accountability Workshop

On Tuesday, July 17th, the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity partnered with Microsoft to host a one-day workshop focused on “Digital Accountability: Designing Futures for Cyberattack Attribution.” Held at The Faculty Club on the UC Berkeley campus, the workshop brought together participants from industry, academia, civil society, and government to explore…

June 25, 2018

CLTC Grantee Q&A: Cybersecurity and Data Vulnerability in Mobile Sensing Devices

Alice M. Agogino, Danielle Poreh, Euiyoung Kim, and Matilde Bisballe Jensen recently had their CLTC-funded research published on the Design Society website. In their paper, “Novice Designers’ Lack of Awareness To Cybersecurity and Data Vulnerability in New Concept Development of Mobile Sensing Devices,” the researchers focus on the privacy awareness of particularly vulnerable users…

June 19, 2018

CLTC Grantee Q&A: Using Intermediaries to Deter Cybercrime

Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity Grantees Aniket Kesari, Chris Hoofnagle, and Damon McCoy recently released a paper in the Berkeley Technology Law Journal, “Deterring Cybercrime: Focus on the Intermediaries,” focused on how various enforcers use the law to police cybercrime. Specifically, the authors describe how intellectual property owners, technology companies, and…