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…

January 25, 2018

Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity Announces 2018 Research Grantees

The UC Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC) is proud to announce the recipients of our 2018 research grants. In total, 37 different groups of researchers will share a total of over $1 million in funding to support a broad range of initiatives related to cybersecurity and other emerging issues…

March 6, 2017

CLTC Welcomes Frank Smith, Visiting Scholar

What would happen if the United States government built a quantum computer that could unscramble even the most sophisticated encryption? What if another government—or a private company—were to achieve this feat first? And what would be the political implications if such powerful computers ever became as widespread as today’s desktop…

February 9, 2017

CLTC Announces 2017 Research Grantees

The Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC) is pleased to announce the recipients of our 2017 research grants. In total, 27 different groups of researchers will share a total of nearly $1 million in funding. The projects span a wide range of topics related to cybersecurity, including new methods for making…

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…

February 3, 2016

CLTC Announces $900,000 in Inaugural Research Grants

How can organizations better detect spear-phishing cyberattacks? How could neural signals be used as a method of online authentication? How effective are tactics such as financial account closures and asset seizures in deterring cyber criminals? What types of defenses could help protect at-risk activists and NGOs from state-level surveillance? These…

October 27, 2015

Betsy Cooper Joins CLTC as Executive Director

The UC Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC) is pleased to announce the hiring of its first Executive Director, Betsy Cooper. “We are excited that Betsy Cooper has joined us at CLTC,” said Steve Weber, Faculty Director of the CLTC and Professor at the UC Berkeley School of Information. “She…

October 19, 2015

Jonathan Reiber Joins CLTC as Senior Fellow

The UC Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC) is pleased to announce that Jonathan Reiber will be joining our team as a Senior Fellow. Jonathan previously served as Chief Strategy Officer in the Office of Cyber Policy, in the Office of the Secretary of Defense. In this position, he led…