July 27, 2017

CLTC Grantee Egelman: Half of Android “Family” Apps Violate Children’s Privacy Law

“When parents download a learning or gaming app from the ‘Designed for Families’ section of the Google Play store, they likely assume that those apps keep their kids’ data safe. After all, the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) prohibits website operators and app developers from tracking or collecting personal…

May 8, 2017

VIDEO: CLTC Seminar with Ignacio Arnaldo, Data Scientist, PatternEx

On May 2, 2017, CLTC was honored to welcome Ignacio Arnaldo, who serves as chief data scientist at PatternEx, a Bay Area startup that is working to develop an artificial intelligence platform for information security (InfoSec). PatternEx leverages state-of-the-art machine learning and artificial intelligence algorithms for real-time attack prevention in…

May 2, 2017

5/2, 1pm: CLTC Seminar with Ignacio Arnaldo

Ignacio Arnaldo Chief Data Scientist, PatternEx “AI for Enterprise Security: The Challenges From a Data Scientist’s Perspective” May 2, 1pm. UC Berkeley South Hall, Room 205     As part of a layered defense strategy, organizations rely on advanced analytics to monitor internal activity in real time, and they use…

May 1, 2017

VIDEO: Tom Lowenthal, Staff Technologist, Committee to Protect Journalists

On April 25, 2017, CLTC was honored to host Tom Lowenthal, Staff Technologist for the Committee to Protect Journalists, for a lunch seminar entitled “Won’t Somebody Think of the Journalists?”. Formerly a paranoia advocate at Mozilla and the Tor Project’s coordinator, Lowenthal specializes in operational security and grassroots surveillance self-defense….

April 24, 2017

RSVP for Workshop: Quantum Technologies and International Security

CLTC Visiting Scholar Workshop Quantum Technologies and International Security Frank L. Smith III Senior Lecturer, University of Sydney Visiting Scholar, Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity Wednesday May 3, 2017, 12-1pm South Hall, Room 107 Lunch Provided   Someday, quantum technologies may revolutionize the digital computers and communication networks that currently define…

April 20, 2017

VIDEO: CLTC Seminar with Ron Deibert, Citizen Lab

On April 18, 2017, the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity was honored to welcome Ron Deibert, Professor of Political Science and Director of the Citizen Lab at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto, for a lunch seminar presentation entitled “Cyber Espionage and Civil Society: A Silent Epidemic.” The…

April 18, 2017

RSVP: 4/25 Lunch Seminar – Tom Lowenthal, Committee to Project Journalists

“Won’t Somebody Please Think of the Journalists?” Tom Lowenthal Staff Technologist, Committee to Protect Journalists April 25, 1pm. UC Berkeley South Hall, Room 205   Technology and economics have radically altered the face of journalism over the last decade or so. This change has redefined who journalists are; how they…

April 13, 2017

RSVP: Ron Deibert, Citizen Lab – 4/18, 1pm Lunch Seminar

“Cyber Espionage and Civil Society: A Silent Epidemic” Ron Deibert Director, The Citizen Lab April 18, 1pm. UC Berkeley South Hall, Room 205   Ronald J. Deibert is Professor of Political Science and Director of the Citizen Lab at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto. The Citizen…

March 27, 2017

RSVP for 4/4 Seminar with Emily Reid

Please RSVP below to join us for a lunch seminar with Emily E. Reid, Independent Consultant “The Untapped Cybersecurity Talent Pipeline”   April 4, 1pm. UC Berkeley South Hall, Room 205   Cybersecurity talent is more needed than ever, but the pipeline to fill these jobs in the United States…

February 15, 2017

CLTC Announces 2017 Spring Lunch Seminar Series

The Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity is pleased to announce our 2017 Spring Lunch Seminar Series, featuring a diverse array of experts and thought-leaders from different cybersecurity domains. Please visit this page and RSVP in advance for each event that you plan to attend.   The series kicks off on February…

February 7, 2017

RSVP: 2/15 Seminar with Mikko Hypponen, F-Secure

Fighting Organized Online Crime Time: Wednesday, February 15, 12-1pm Location: South Hall, Room 210 Lunch provided. RSVP below.   The world of computer security keeps changing. New kinds of attackers appear, with new targets, new motivations, and new methods. To understand and fight the attacks, we need to understand who…

December 1, 2016

RSVP for 12/9 Lunch Seminar with Bill Marczak, Ph.D. Candidate

Please join us on December 9, 2016 at 12pm as the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity will present a talk by Bill Marczak, a computer science Ph.D. candidate at UC Berkeley, a CLTC research grantee, and a senior research fellow at Citizen Lab. This event, part of the CLTC 2016 Fall…

November 27, 2016

Video of CLTC Lunch Seminar with John Crain from ICANN

On Tuesday, Nov. 29, the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity hosted a lunch seminar with John Crain, Chief Security, Stability, and Resiliency Officer for the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), an internationally organized, non-profit corporation that has responsibility for Internet Protocol (IP) address space allocation, protocol identifier assignment,…