Tag: cybersecurity

January 15, 2020

Resilient Governance for Boards of Directors: Considerations for Effective Oversight of Cyber Risk

This report by the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity and Booz Allen Hamilton uses insights gleaned from board members with 130+ years of board service across nine industry sectors to offer guidance for boards of directors in managing cybersecurity within large global companies. The report, “Resilient Governance for Boards of Directors: Considerations for Effective Oversight of Cyber Risk,” provides an innovative framework to help boards take a dynamic approach to cybersecurity governance and oversight. The report identifies four “dynamic tensions” likely to shape board governance and oversight of cybersecurity. This includes an organization’s overall risk model or mindset; distribution of cybersecurity expertise on the board; balance between cooperation and competition with other enterprises; and the model for information flows between management and the board.

July 24, 2018

Defending Politically Vulnerable Organizations Online

Authored by Sean Brooks, Research Fellow with the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC), this paper “Defending Politically Vulnerable Organizations Online,” provides an overview of cybersecurity threats to civil society organizations targeted for political purposes, and explores the ecosystem of resources available to help these organizations improve their cybersecurity. The report details how media outlets, human rights groups, NGOs, and other politically vulnerable organizations face significant cybersecurity threats—often at the hands of powerful governments— but have limited resources to protect themselves.

November 5, 2017

New York Times’ David Sanger Presents CLTC Seminar on Russian Election Hacks

    On November 1, the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity was honored to welcome David Sanger, National Security Correspondent for the New York Times, for a presentation entitled “The Russia Hack and the Challenge to American Democracy.” Mr. Sanger spoke at UC Berkeley’s Banatao Auditorium as part of our Fall…

May 26, 2017

CLTC Welcomes Sean Brooks as Research Fellow

Who in the U.S. Government should be in charge of what dimensions of cybersecurity—and how should responsibilities be split? What kinds of domestic or international regimes or institutions could be created to manage the security issues arising around the Internet of Things? What institutions or incentive structures could improve information…

February 27, 2017

VIDEO: CLTC Hosts Privacy Lab Meeting

On February 21, the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity was honored to host a meeting of Privacy Lab, a regular meetup for privacy-minded people to foster communication and collaboration. Privacy Lab has a goal to bring together people who work in the privacy space from different perspectives—including policy people, techies, activists,…

November 2, 2016

CLTC Seminar Series Continues with Steve Walker of Cobaltix

On Nov. 1, CLTC continued our Fall 2016 Seminar Series with a interactive presentation by Steve Walker, CEO of Cobaltix, a business technology and consulting firm based in San Francisco. A UC Berkeley alum with extensive experience in cybersecurity, Walker works primarily with small multi-billion-dollar companies (venture capital funds, hedge…

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…

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…