“In more ways than one, this has been a foundational year for the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity.”

So begins CLTC’s 2015 Annual Report, which chronicles the wide array of activities undertaken during the center’s first year. You can download the PDF report here.

Screen Shot 2016-07-27 at 12.07.38 PM“This annual report reviews our accomplishments and defines the impacts, obstacles, and risks that remain in … [Read more...]

The term “intermediation platform” describes digital services like Uber and AirBnB that directly connect consumers and service providers. Because these services operate across geographic boundaries, often beyond the reach of regulators, they have sparked controversy—particularly in Europe—as a threat to the “digital sovereignty” of governments.

Seeking to address this debate, a team of representatives from the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity … [Read more...]

On October 5, CLTC and CITRIS will be presenting”Women in Technology,” a symposium focused on the gender gap in technology professions. As part of that event, our friends at CITRIS will be awarding the inaugural CITRIS Athena Awards, to recognize women and organizations who embody, encourage, and promote the inclusion of women in technology and computer science. … [Read more...]

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CLTC Executive Director Betsy Cooper

What does CLTC’s executive director Betsy Cooper have in common with the U.S. Attorney General, the director of privacy and civil liberties for NSA, and the director of global information security for Prudential?

All were among a list of of ten “Women In Security Power Players” selected by SC Magazine, a publication for … [Read more...]

Professor John Chuang

Professor John Chuang

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 Research Practices within the Home[Read more...]

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Collection of Vision Archive graphicsOur movements need more images! Social justice organizers have a wide visual vocabulary of protest — raised fists, barbed wire, marchers holding placards — but should we not also depict the world we are building in addition to the forces we’re resisting? How can we communicate concepts we hold … [Read more...]

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 the event, which was held at UC Berkeley’s International … [Read more...]

“This is essentially a memo to the next president, a transition memo.”

That’s how Tom Donilon, former National Security Advisor to President Obama, described the report that the Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity will present to the White House in December.

Donilon was speaking at the June 21 meeting of this commission, which was established by President Obama earlier this … [Read more...]

The Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity will meet Tuesday, June 21, 2016, from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Pacific Time at the University of California, Berkeley, at the Chevron Auditorium at the International House, 2299 Piedmont Ave, Berkeley CA 94720. The primary purpose of the meeting is to discuss the opportunities for and challenges to innovation and collaboration to strengthen … [Read more...]

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, Information Security and Data Privacy Reporter for the Chronicle[Read more...]