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…

March 26, 2016

VIDEOS: CLTC Presentations from the 2016 Cybersecurity for a New America Conference

On March 9, 2016, Betsy Cooper, Executive Director of the UC Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity, gave three presentations at a conference in Washington DC focused on “Cybersecurity for a New America,” sponsored by the New America Foundation. Videos for each of the presentations are below. The panel discussion “Are…

March 11, 2016

CLTC Team Members Publish in Christian Science Monitor, New America’s Context

Two team members of the CLTC—Betsy Cooper, Executive Director, and Jonathan Reiber, Senior Fellow—have published articles in recent weeks. Writing for the Christian Science Monitor, Jonathan Reiber, Senior Fellow with the CLTC and former chief strategy officer for cyber policy in the Office of the US Secretary of Defense, partnered…

March 8, 2016

CLTC Panel at RSA Featured in Wall Street Journal Blog

On Wednesday, March 2, the UC Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC) hosted two panels at the 25th anniversary RSA Conference (RSAC), one of the world’s largest cryptography and information security conferences, at the Moscone Center, in San Francisco. The panel, “How to Prepare for Cybersecurity in 2020: A Panel…

February 18, 2016

VIDEO: Dr. Vinton Cerf, “Safety, Security, and Privacy in the Internet”

On February 9, 2016, the UC Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity, together with the Berkeley Center for Law, Business and the Economy, hosted Dr. Vinton G. Cerf, Chief Internet Evangelist for Google and one of the founders of the Internet, for a presentation and interactive discussion at Boalt Hall, at…

February 16, 2016

VIDEO: Peter Eckersley, Electronic Frontier Foundation: “The Road to Encryption”

In partnership with the Team for Research in Ubiquitous Secure Technology (TRUST), the UC Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity hosted this presentation by Peter Eckersley, Chief Computer Scientist for the Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF). His talk, “The Road to a Fully Encrypted Internet,” explores some of the institutional and technical…