January 12, 2022

Chronicle of Philanthropy Spotlights CLTC, Citizen Clinic

A new article in the Chronicle of Philanthropy, “Nonprofits Are at Risk of Cyberattacks. Here’s What You Need to Know,” spotlights CLTC and the Citizen Clinic, a trailblazing course through which students are trained to provide digital security assistance to client organizations.

January 10, 2022

Alternative Digital Futures: Call for Researchers Spring/Summer 2022

Are you a graduate student working on or interested in exploring new imaginaries for the futures of cybersecurity and/or AI security? Do you work in Indigenous Studies, African American Studies, Anthropology, STS, Gender and Women’s Studies, or other fields not often represented in cybersecurity or AI, and have a perspective…

January 5, 2022

A New Year’s Message from CLTC

To mark the end of 2021 — and the start of 2022 — CLTC produced a short video featuring Ann Cleaveland, CLTC’s Executive Director, focused on the importance of future-focused research at the intersection of technology, people, and policy.

December 16, 2021

Security and Privacy Risks in an Era of Hybrid Work

Security and Privacy Risks in an Era of Hybrid Work examines emerging privacy and security issues attached to hybrid work environments, drawing on proceedings from a workshop convened by the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity, as well as interviews with security, policy, human resources, and other leaders from private firms and government agencies.

November 16, 2021

Future-Proofing for a Changing Privacy and Security Landscape

Recorded on November 10, 2021, this video features a conversation between Steven Weber, Faculty Director of the University of California, Berkeley’s Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity, and Kate Charlet, Director for Data Governance at Google, addressing a wide range of questions related to how organizations can “future-proof” themselves in a dynamic security and privacy landscape.

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)….

November 8, 2021

Event Recap: “Tokenized Governance: Blockchain and Collective Ownership”

In a fireside chat, recorded on October 27, 2021, Daylight Lab director Nick Merrill was joined by Jake Hartnell, co-founder of Public Awesome and its project, Stargaze, a decentralized, self-governed social protocol that integrates NFTs, social tokens, and decentralized autonomous organizations (DAOs). Merrill and Hartnell discussed how different organizations could use DAOs, and how the early development of this new governance model could have long-term ramifications.

October 28, 2021

CLTC’s Jessica Newman Supports the University of California in Developing a Responsible AI Strategy

A new report from the University of California Office of the President provides recommendations for how the 10-campus UC System can prepare for and mitigate the potential harms of artificial intelligence. CLTC’s Jessica Newman served on the UC Presidential Working Group on Artificial Intelligence, which outlines a a set of responsible principles to promote the safe and ethical development, use, procurement, and monitoring of AI across the university.

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:…

October 4, 2021

Chris Hoofnagle Appointed Faculty Director for CLTC

The Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity is proud to welcome Chris Jay Hoofnagle, Professor of Law in Residence, as its next Faculty Director. Working alongside CLTC Executive Director Ann Cleaveland, Hoofnagle will play a key role in guiding CLTC’s research agenda as the Center expands its efforts to help decision-makers act…

October 4, 2021

Steven Weber to Retire from UC Berkeley

Steve Weber, Professor in the School of Information and Faculty Director for the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity, will retire at the end of 2021, after more than thirty years at UC Berkeley.  Weber arrived at UC Berkeley in 1989 as an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science. From…

September 15, 2021

Internet Censorship: A Story from Azerbaijan

The Internet Atlas, a project of the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity’s Daylight Lab, measures long-term structural risks to the global internet. One major structural risk to the world wide web is that core internet protocols and infrastructures make it far too easy for repressive regimes to block access to content. In an article published on the CLTC Bulletin, Narmin Mammadsoy, a research assistant with CLTC, details internet censorship in Azerbaijan through the lens of her personal experiences.