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 3, 2020

AI Race(s) to the Bottom? A Panel Discussion

Countries and corporations around the world are vying for leadership in AI development and use, prompting widespread discussions of an “AI arms race” or “race to the bottom” in AI safety. But the competitive development of AI will take place across multiple industries and among very different sets of actors,…

November 2, 2020

What’s at Stake in Digital Fragmentation? Q&A with Zoom’s Josh Kallmer

  As Head of Global Public Policy at Zoom, Josh Kallmer — an expert in international trade with broad experience inside and outside of government — serves as the architect of Zoom’s global public policy and government relations strategy and the company’s chief representative before governments around the world. In…

September 30, 2020

VIDEO: Citizen Clinic Panel on “Surviving Election Season”

On September 22nd, a virtual panel discussion presented by Citizen Clinic, part of UC Berkeley’s Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC), tackled the question of how civil society organizations can build the capacity to remain secure online. Moderated by Steve Trush, a research fellow at CLTC and Interim Director of Citizen Clinic, the panel featured Sarah Aoun, a human rights technologist, and Chris Garaffa, Technology Director for Trans Lifeline, in a conversation focused on the importance of cybersecurity for civil society organizations, even those not involved in political campaigns.

November 21, 2019

CLTC Co-Hosts Book Talk on “Human Compatible: AI and the Problem of Control”

On November 13, the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity’s AI Security Initiative teamed up with the Center for Human-Compatible Artificial Intelligence (CHAI) to present a book talk featuring Stuart Russell, author of the new book Human Compatible: Artificial Intelligence and the Problem of Control. A long-time member of the UC Berkeley…

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).

November 27, 2018

CLTC Welcomes Kristen Eichensehr for Seminar on “Digital Switzerlands”

In recent years, tech giants like Apple, Facebook, Google, and Microsoft have gained power on par with that of many governments. Should global tech companies be allegiant to the interests of the nations where they operate, or should they remain neutral? If there is value in the companies acting as…

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…

August 16, 2018

RSVP for “Habeas Data”: Panel Discussion with Cyrus Farivar, 8/30, 5:30pm

Whether through your phone, car, or credit card, caught on a CCTV camera or tracked through your online viewing history, government agencies know where you are, and are quietly collecting your most intimate, mundane, and personal information. Is this even legal? Please join us on Thursday, August 30 from 5:30-7pm…

March 26, 2018

Video: Juliana Schroeder, “Mistaking Minds and Machines”

On Thursday, March 22 at 12pm, the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity was honored to host Juliana Schroeder, Assistant Professor in UC Berkeley’s Haas Management of Organizations Group, for the second event in our Spring 2018 Seminar Series. Schroeder’s presentation, “Mistaking Minds and Machines: How Cues in Language Affect Evaluations of…

February 22, 2018

CLTC Announces 2018 Spring Seminar Series

The Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity is pleased to announce our 2018 Spring Seminar Series. We are honored to welcome four distinguished speakers from the UC Berkeley community and beyond. On March 8, Catherine Crump, Assistant Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Samuelson Law, Technology & Public Policy Clinic, and…

January 30, 2018

CLTC Celebrates New Home on UC Berkeley Campus

On Thursday, January 25, CLTC welcomed about 60 attendees–including our research grantees, affiliated faculty, and other supporters—for a reception to celebrate our new permanent home, which is located inside Hearst Field Annex, Building B, on the southern edge of the UC Berkeley campus. CLTC has grown rapidly since our founding…