February 1, 2017

Work for CLTC: Project Scientist, Events Coordinator Wanted

The Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity is looking to fill two job openings—a Project Scientist, who will lead an initiative focused on human rights and digital surveillance, and a Events Coordinator, who will work within the UC Berkeley School of Information. Please feel free to share with anyone you know who…

January 13, 2017

CLTC Welcomes Laurin Weissinger as Visiting Scholar

The Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity is pleased to welcome Laurin Weissinger as a Visiting Scholar for the Spring 2017 semester. Originally from Stuttgart, Germany, Weissinger was trained as a social scientist but has also spent 13 years working in IT as a systems administrator, and he has worked in a…

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,…

November 18, 2016

Cybersecurity Policy Ideas for a New Presidency

This report was published to help the Trump Administration prepare to tackle the complex challenge of cybersecurity. Authored by CLTC’s Steve Weber, Faculty Director, and Betsy Cooper, Executive Director, the report outlines recommendations for a cybersecurity agenda for the first 10, 100, and 1000 days of the next administration.

November 10, 2016

Cybersecurity in the New Administration: Looking Beyond the First 100 Days

Please join us on Friday, November 18 at 9:00AM at the Bipartisan Policy Center’s offices in Washington, DC, as the UC Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity and Bipartisan Policy Center will present a discussion on innovative approaches to upcoming challenges in cybersecurity. Following recent headlines on government and corporate data…

November 8, 2016

Video of Presentation by Angela McKay, Microsoft

On November 3, 2016, the UC Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity hosted a lunch seminar with Angela McKay, Director of the Government Security Policy and Strategy team within Trustworthy Computing at Microsoft. In her role, Ms. McKay focuses on driving strategic change, both within Microsoft and externally, to advance trust…

November 3, 2016

How a Hack on Election Day Could Corrode Digital Trust: Op-Ed

With the national election just days away, the prospect of an election-day cyberattack looms large. In an op-ed published by Bloomberg Government, Betsy Cooper, Executive Director, and Steve Weber, Faculty Director, argue that a hack on voting systems—or even the perception of tampering of voter data—could not only cause chaos…

October 10, 2016

CLTC Participates in Government, Industry Dialogues in India

Over the past year, Jonathan Reiber, Senior Fellow with the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity, has spent time working in India, where he has engaged with industry and government leaders to promote dialogue around issues related to cybersecurity. Reiber explains that these efforts are a continuation of work he began as…

October 3, 2016

Video of Seminar by Chris Finan, CEO of Manifold Technology

On September 27, CLTC welcomed Chris Finan, CEO and Co-Founder of Manifold Technology, a Silicon Valley-based startup that addresses security and governance challenges in advanced infrastructure. Chris previously led business development for Impermium, a cybersecurity startup that was acquired by Google. Prior to that, he was the Product Director for…

October 1, 2016

Jonathan Reiber Op-Ed: Withstanding a Cyberattack

Jonathan Reiber, Senior Fellow with the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity, recently published an op-ed in Mint, a business publication in India, entitled “How to Withstand a Cyberattack.” “Today, our reliance on the Internet potentially presents what British sociologist Anthony Giddens terms a ‘high consequence risk’,” he writes. “The technology that…

September 20, 2016

CLTC Request for Proposals Now Live! Deadline: Oct. 28

The UC Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity has opened our 2016-2017 Request for Proposals. Researchers from across the UC Berkeley research community are invited to submit proposals by October 28, 2016. Click here to access the RFP. As detailed further in the RFP, grants will be made in two general…

July 27, 2016

CLTC 2015 Annual Report

CLTC’s 2015 Annual Report chronicles the wide array of activities undertaken during the Center’s first year. The report reviews the Center’s accomplishments and defines the impacts, obstacles, and risks that remain in goal remains to achieve a UC Berkeley ‘School of Thought’ around long-term cybersecurity.

July 8, 2016

CLTC BioSENSE Grantees Publish Papers on Therapy Robots and “Passthoughts”

Researchers working with BioSENSE—a CLTC-sponsored research group focused on “socio-physiological computing”—have published papers on diverse topics in recent weeks. Addressing the emerging question of how data-collecting, in-home robots could affect humans’ privacy, Elaine Sedenberg, John Chuang, and Deirdre Mulligan published “Designing Commercial Therapeutic Robots for Privacy Preserving Systems and Ethical…

July 1, 2016

Video from Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity

On June 21, 2016, the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity hosted a public meeting of the Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity, which was established by President Obama earlier this year to provide his successor with an understanding of the landscape of cybersecurity challenges facing the nation. Below is a video summarizing…

June 9, 2016

CLTC Profiled in San Francisco Chronicle

The San Francisco Chronicle profiled the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity in an article originally published on June 3, 2016 in the paper’s print and paid digital edition. You can read a syndicated version of the article on Tech Wire. The article, “Center Looks at Future of Cybersecurity,” by Sean Sposito,…

May 31, 2016

CLTC’s Steven Weber Interviewed on “The Cybersecurity Podcast”

The latest episode of “The Cybersecurity Podcast,” produced by Christian Science Monitor’s Passcode, features an interview with CLTC faculty director Steven Weber. Passcode was CLTC’s lead media partner for the recent release of our Cyberfutures 2020 scenarios. In the podcast, led by Passcode’s Sara Sorcher and New America’s Peter Singer,…