July 1, 2022

UC Berkeley Named #1 Online Master’s in Cybersecurity

The Master of Information and Cybersecurity (MICS) program at UC Berkeley ranked #1 among online cybersecurity master’s degree programs, according to an analysis by Fortune magazine released on June 30, 2022. This is Fortune’s first-ever ranking of online master’s degree programs in cybersecurity, inspired by the demand in the cybersecurity job market. The ranking methodology is…

May 19, 2022

CLTC Grantees Find Widespread Exposure to Log4Shell Vulnerability

A team of CLTC-funded researchers from the UC Berkeley School of Information have discovered that the Log4Shell vulnerability — a widely-reported cybersecurity issue discovered in late 2021 — still has not been patched in many applications, especially those that use the Log4Shell indirectly.

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.

October 4, 2021

Chris Hoofnagle Appointed Faculty Director for CLTC

The Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity is proud to welcome Chris Jay Hoofnagle, Professor of Law in Residence, as its next Faculty Director. Working alongside CLTC Executive Director Ann Cleaveland, Hoofnagle will play a key role in guiding CLTC’s research agenda as the Center expands its efforts to help decision-makers act…

August 18, 2021

MICS Students Present Usable Privacy and Security Research at RSA Conference

Two teams of researchers supported by the CLTC presented at the recent 2021 RSA Conference, an event that brings together cybersecurity professionals from around the world to exchange ideas and solutions. The students are enrolled in the UC Berkeley School of Information’s Master of Information and Cybersecurity (MICS) program. Read more — and watch videos of the presentations.

April 13, 2021

CLTC Asks CISOs to Weigh in on the Future of Graduate Cybersecurity Education

What skills and experience will cybersecurity executives of 2025 need to be successful? How do we prepare today’s masters-level cybersecurity students for long-term success? What is the next generation of cybersecurity leaders saying about the value of a professional masters-level cybersecurity education, and what do they look for in a…

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…