March 9, 2022

When the Internet Surrounds Us: A Panel Discussion

Watch the video of a panel discussion, recorded on February 23, 2022, featuring a panel of scholars whose research addresses how “internet of things” (IoT) devices are leading to new challenges for privacy, security, and surveillance in homes and neighborhoods. The panel was co-sponsored by Cyversity, which works to achieve the consistent representation of women and underrepresented minorities in the cybersecurity industry.

February 15, 2022

Recap: Data Scraping & the Courts: State of Play with the CFAA

On February 3, 2022, CLTC hosted a virtual “fireside chat” featuring two scholars from the UC Berkeley School of Law — Orin Kerr, Professor of Law, and Tejas Narechania, Assistant Professor of Law. The panel addressed a range of questions related to data scraping in the context of the law. Watch the video and read excerpts from the conversation.

February 8, 2022

Security & Privacy Risks of the Hybrid Work Environment

To explore the privacy and security implications of the recent shift to hybrid and remote work, CLTC convened an online panel with Will Cooper, Vice President of Litigation and Compliance at Fortinet, an S&P500 cybersecurity company, and Greg Silberman, who serves as Associate General Counsel and leads Zoom Video Communications’ Global Privacy Team. Moderated by Ann Cleaveland, CLTC’s Executive Director, the discussion focused on surfacing ideas for how firms and policymakers can converge to help hybrid work live up to its promise.

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.

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

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.

June 3, 2021

The New Horizon for Data Rights: New Perspectives on Privacy, Security, and the Public Good

A CLTC panel focused on shifting the paradigm around data and privacy. Emerging technologies call for new policies and business models that increase the value of the data they generate while also preserving privacy and security. Internet of things (IoT) devices, digital assistants, ubiquitous sensors, and augmented/virtual reality (AR/VR) environments…

April 1, 2021

“What? So What? Now What?” Episode 3: A Video on Deepfakes featuring Prof. Hany Farid

The Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity has produced an animated “explainer” video about deepfakes and misinformation, featuring perspectives from Dr. Hany Farid, Associate Dean of the UC Berkeley School of Information and a Senior Faculty Advisor for the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity. Produced as part of the “What? Now What? So…

February 17, 2021

Video: Book Talk on Steve Weber’s “Bloc by Bloc”

    Joined by a panel of scholars, CLTC Faculty Director Steve Weber discussed his book, which outlines a framework for how firms should position themselves for the new economic geography. At a time when globalization is taking a step backward, what’s the best way to organize a global enterprise?…

February 9, 2021

Recaps from the CLTC Cybersecurity Arts Contest Series

In 2019, CLTC and the Daylight Security Research Lab launched its inaugural cybersecurity arts contest seeking artistic proposals that expand and refine representations and portrayals of cybersecurity, broadly defined. Last year, we invited several of our contest prize winners to come back and present their finished work to a global…

January 14, 2021

CLTC Research Exchange, Day 3: Long-Term Security Implications of AI/ML Systems

  On December 10, the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity hosted the third event in our 2020 Research Exchange, a series of three virtual conferences that showcased CLTC-funded researchers working across a wide spectrum of cybersecurity-related topics. The December event, themed “Long-Term Security Implications of AI/ML Systems.” featured talks from a…

November 17, 2020

CLTC Research Exchange on Protecting Vulnerable Populations

On November 12, the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity presented the second event in our 2020 Research Exchange Series, a showcase of the work of CLTC-affiliated researchers who are pushing the boundaries of technology, social science, and the humanities to positively influence how individuals, organizations, and governments think about and deal…

November 3, 2020

AI Race(s) to the Bottom? A Panel Discussion

Countries and corporations around the world are vying for leadership in AI development and use, prompting widespread discussions of an “AI arms race” or “race to the bottom” in AI safety. But the competitive development of AI will take place across multiple industries and among very different sets of actors,…

November 2, 2020

What’s at Stake in Digital Fragmentation? Q&A with Zoom’s Josh Kallmer

  As Head of Global Public Policy at Zoom, Josh Kallmer — an expert in international trade with broad experience inside and outside of government — serves as the architect of Zoom’s global public policy and government relations strategy and the company’s chief representative before governments around the world. In…

September 30, 2020

VIDEO: Citizen Clinic Panel on “Surviving Election Season”

On September 22nd, a virtual panel discussion presented by Citizen Clinic, part of UC Berkeley’s Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC), tackled the question of how civil society organizations can build the capacity to remain secure online. Moderated by Steve Trush, a research fellow at CLTC and Interim Director of Citizen Clinic, the panel featured Sarah Aoun, a human rights technologist, and Chris Garaffa, Technology Director for Trans Lifeline, in a conversation focused on the importance of cybersecurity for civil society organizations, even those not involved in political campaigns.

August 11, 2020

“What? So What? Now What?”: Differential Privacy

The Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity has produced an animated “explainer” video about differential privacy, a promising new approach to privacy-preserving data analysis that allows researchers to unearth the patterns within a data set — and derive observations about a population as a whole — while obscuring the information about each…