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,…

May 25, 2016

Hewlett Foundation Interviews CLTC’s Steve Weber

The Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity was established with a generous seed grant from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation. Now the Hewlett Foundation has published an interview with Steve Weber, CLTC’s Faculty Director, on its blog, Work in Progress. The interview, “Four Questions for Steven Weber on Cybersecurity Futures 2020,”…

May 17, 2016

CLTC In the Media: Bubble 2.0, Op-Ed on Singapore

The Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity’s recently released scenarios for the future of cybersecurity have started to ripple through the public discourse. In his story, Who Will Own Your Data If the Tech Bubble Bursts?, Kaveh Waddell writes in The Atlantic about the CLTC scenario called Bubble 2.0, which depicts how…

April 29, 2016

CLTC Scenarios Now Live Following Release at National Press Club

How might individuals adapt to a world in which all online activity is assumed to be accessible by hackers? How could the proliferation of networked appliances, vehicles, and devices transform human society? What would be the consequences of powerful algorithms capable of predicting human behavior at a granular scale? These…

April 20, 2016

CLTC To Release Cybersecurity Scenarios for 2020 at National Press Club

On April 28, the UC Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC) will release “Cybersecurity Futures 2020,” a series of five scenarios detailing possible futures for humans and technology in the year 2020. Written as forward-looking narratives, these scenarios explore pressing issues such as the vulnerability of personal data in the…