March 22, 2022

Cyber Incidents: Insights from Global Leaders in Breach Response

On March 15, 2022, CLTC hosted a panel of industry insiders offering a peek under the hood on breaches and how organizations respond to them, with a focus on how the “state of the art” for incident response is evolving, and what breach notification regulations on the horizon will mean for organizations.

March 10, 2022

UC Berkeley Launches AI Policy Hub

BERKELEY, CA — Two prominent research centers at the University of California, Berkeley have joined together to launch the AI Policy Hub, an interdisciplinary initiative training forward-thinking researchers to develop effective governance and policy frameworks to guide AI, today and into the future. The AI Policy Hub will support cohorts…

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 23, 2022

Chris Hoofnagle: Law and Policy for the Quantum Age

In a new book, Law and Policy for the Quantum Age, CLTC Faculty Director Chris Jay Hoofnagle (and co-author Simson L. Garfinkel) explain the genesis of quantum information theory, and its applications through quantum sensing, computing, and communications.

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 25, 2022

CLTC Announces 2022 Research Grants

The UC Berkeley Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC) is proud to announce the recipients of our 2022 research grants. In total, 11 different student-led research groups have been awarded grants to support initiatives related to digital security issues emerging at the intersection of technology and society.

January 25, 2022

Response to NIST AI Risk Management Framework Concept Paper

On January 25, 2022, a group of researchers affiliated with UC Berkeley responded to NIST’s request for comments on its Concept Paper for an AI Risk Management Framework. The entire response is available as a PDF download here.

January 12, 2022

Chronicle of Philanthropy Spotlights CLTC, Citizen Clinic

A new article in the Chronicle of Philanthropy, “Nonprofits Are at Risk of Cyberattacks. Here’s What You Need to Know,” spotlights CLTC and the Citizen Clinic, a trailblazing course through which students are trained to provide digital security assistance to client organizations.

January 10, 2022

Alternative Digital Futures: Call for Researchers Spring/Summer 2022

Are you a graduate student working on or interested in exploring new imaginaries for the futures of cybersecurity and/or AI security? Do you work in Indigenous Studies, African American Studies, Anthropology, STS, Gender and Women’s Studies, or other fields not often represented in cybersecurity or AI, and have a perspective…

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.

December 16, 2021

Security and Privacy Risks in an Era of Hybrid Work

Security and Privacy Risks in an Era of Hybrid Work examines emerging privacy and security issues attached to hybrid work environments, drawing on proceedings from a workshop convened by the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity, as well as interviews with security, policy, human resources, and other leaders from private firms and government agencies.

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

CLTC Request for Proposals:

Comparing Effects of and Responses to GDPR and CCPA/CPRA

The Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity at UC Berkeley is hosting its second interdisciplinary symposium on July 29, 2022 to examine and compare how various stakeholders (including firms and consumers) have responded to the E.U.’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and the California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA)/California Privacy Rights Act (CPRA)….

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.