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…

December 5, 2017

Women In Tech: A Symposium on Innovation & Entrepreneurship 2017

The Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity was proud to help present Women In Tech: A Symposium On Innovation & Entrepreneurship on Thursday, November 30, 2017 at the UCSC Silicon Valley Campus, in Santa Clara, California. Camille Crittenden, Deputy Director of CITRIS and the Banatao Institute, introduced the symposium, followed by CLTC…

November 5, 2017

New York Times’ David Sanger Presents CLTC Seminar on Russian Election Hacks

    On November 1, the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity was honored to welcome David Sanger, National Security Correspondent for the New York Times, for a presentation entitled “The Russia Hack and the Challenge to American Democracy.” Mr. Sanger spoke at UC Berkeley’s Banatao Auditorium as part of our Fall…

October 13, 2017

VIDEO: David Dill, “Voting Computer Security in the Age of Cyber War”

On Oct. 12, CLTC was honored to welcome David Dill, Donald E. Knuth Professor in the School of Engineering and Professor of Computer Science and, by courtesy, Electrical Engineering at Stanford University, for a lunch seminar entitled, “Voting Computer in the Age of Cyber War.” In his talk, Dill discussed…

October 12, 2017

CLTC Hosts Panel Discussion on Cybersecurity of the Olympic Games

On Tuesday, October 10, CLTC hosted a panel discussion at the University Club at California Memorial Stadium focused on the new report, “The Cybersecurity of Olympic Sports: New Opportunities, New Risks.” Authored by CLTC Executive Director Betsy Cooper, along with Katie Chen, Zoe Feist, and Chuck Kapelke, this report examines…

September 12, 2017

CLTC Hosts “Research Exchange”

On Friday, September 8, the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity hosted a “Research Exchange” at Berkeley’s David Brower Center, a day-long conference focused on showcasing the work of CLTC-funded researchers and encouraging dialogue with external partners, including members of the Center’s new Corporate Membership Program and government. “This isn’t a traditional…

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 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 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 13, 2017

VIDEO: CSIS/CLTC Cyber Policy Panel

In January 2017, the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Cyber Policy Task Force issued recommendations for the new Administration, charting a policy agenda for the next four years. But what will these recommendations mean beyond the current term? And how will they affect how we think about cybersecurity…

April 5, 2017

Video: Emily Reid, “The Cybersecurity Pipeline”

  On April 4, 2017, Emily Reid, a cybersecurity professional who formerly served as Director of Education at Girls Who Code, delivered a CLTC Lunch Seminar entitled “The Cybersecurity Pipeline… Or How I Learned to Start Worrying and Love a Chicken and Egg Problem”. Her presentation focused on the gender…

March 20, 2017

CLTC Hosts EastWest Institute’s Global Cyberspace Cooperation Summit VII

From March 14-16, the UC Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity partnered with the EastWest Institute (EWI) to host the Global Cyberspace Cooperation Summit VII. This event brought together more than 200 leading policymakers, business leaders, and technical experts from over 30 countries around the world to discuss and find policy…

March 10, 2017

VIDEO: Gilad Rosner, “The Intimacy of Things: Privacy and the IoT”

Recorded on March 7, 2017 as part of the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity’s 2017 Spring Lunch Seminar Series, this presentation features Gilad Rosner, founder of the Internet of Things Privacy Forum. A researcher, consultant and government advisor focused on privacy and public policy, Rosner focuses his work on privacy by…

February 27, 2017

VIDEO: CLTC Hosts Privacy Lab Meeting

On February 21, the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity was honored to host a meeting of Privacy Lab, a regular meetup for privacy-minded people to foster communication and collaboration. Privacy Lab has a goal to bring together people who work in the privacy space from different perspectives—including policy people, techies, activists,…

February 17, 2017

VIDEO: Mikko Hypponen, “Fighting Organized Online Crime”

On February 15, 2017, the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity—together with the UC Berkeley Department of Computer Science—were honored to present a talk by Mikko Hypponen,the Chief Research Officer of F-Secure, a European cybersecurity firm. Mr. Hypponen is a globally renowned expert on cybersecurity, and his research has been featured in…

December 12, 2016

VIDEO: Bill Marczak, “Defending Dissidents from Targeted Digital Surveillance”

On December 9, 2016, the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity presented a dissertation 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. Recently profiled in Vanity Fair, Bill Marczak’s research focuses on identifying and tracking nation-state…