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Kissinger, Huntsman: U.S., China need cyber detente | Reuters

Henry Kissinger, the architect of détente during the Cold War, and Jon Huntsman, a former U.S. ambassador to China, said on June 14, 2011, that “[T]he United States and China need to reach an agreement to restrict cyber attacks and designate some areas as off limits to hacking,” according to Reuters.  According to the article: […]

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“Cybersecurity: Assessing the Immediate Threat to the United States” — House testimony

On May 25, 2011, the Committee on Oversight and Government Reform of the United States House of Representatives, Subcommittee on National Security, Homeland Defense and Foreign Operations, held a hearing on ""Cybersecurity: Assessing the Immediate Threat to the United States." Links to testimony at that hearing are as follows: Sean McGurk, Director, Control Systems Security […]

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Vulnerability Assessment: Lessons from Four Cyber Events – Video

The Center for Strategic and International Studies has released a video of its Global Security Forum 2011's session entitled, "Vulnerability Assessment: Lessons from Four Cyber Events," held on June 8, 2011.  The speakers were: Robert L. Deitz, Former Senior Councilor to Director of the Central Intelligence AgencyJudith Miller, Former General Counsel for the U.S. Department […]

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AG Holder Calls for Rule of Law in Cyberspace

The United States Department of Justice has released this text of a speech given by Attorney General Eric Holder at the Northwest Indiana Cyber Security Summit in Hammond, Indiana on Thursday, June 9, 2011. The speech reviews the immediacy of problems in cyberspace and various Department of Justice initiatives – all good work, in my […]

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“Promoting Global Internet Freedom: Policy and Technology”, CRS Report

Thanks to the Federation of American Scientists, a new Congressional Research Service Report is available: "Promoting Global Internet Freedom: Policy and Technology," May 26, 2011.  Here is the table of contents: Introduction Doing Business with Repressive Regimes: U.S. Industry Dilemma..1 U.S. State Department: Promoting Internet Freedom ..2 The NetFreedom Task Force ..3 Funding ..4 U.S. […]

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Professor William Snyder

Professor William C. Snyderis a member of the faculty of the Institute for National Security and Counter-terrorism at Syracuse University after fifteen years with the United States Department of Justice.

Christopher w. FolkChristopher W. Folk

is a second year student at SU College of Law. Christopher is a non-traditional student, returning to academia after spending nearly twenty years in the high tech industry. Christopher served in the Marine Corps, graduated from Cornell University with a B.S. In Applied Economics and Business Management, attended Northeastern University’s High-Tech MBA Program and received a M.S. In Computer Information Systems. Christopher previously worked in Software Engineering and in addition to being a full-time student, Christopher is currently serving his second term as Town Justice for the Town of Waterloo. Christopher externed with a Cybersecurity firm in the Washington, D.C. area between his first and second year at SU College of Law. Full biography

Ryan D. White

Ryan D. WhiteRyan is currently a second year law student at Syracuse University College of Law, and is also pursuing a Master of Public Administration degree from Syracuse’s Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. Ryan spent time with Homeland Security Investigations while pursuing his undergraduate degree at Wesleyan University, and spent his first summer of law school as clerk for the U.S. Attorney’s Office in the Western District of New York. He is a member of Syracuse Law Review, the Journal on Terrorism and Security Analysis, and participates in the Veteran’s Legal Clinic.Full biography

Anna Maria Castillo

is a third year law student at Syracuse College of Law. She is also pursuing a Master of Arts in International Relations at Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs. She has interned at a London-based think-tank that specializes in transnational terrorism and global security and at the legal department of a defense contractor. She currently serves as an executive editor in the Syracuse Law Review. Full biography

Jennifer A. CamilloJennifer A. Camillo

is a third year student at Syracuse College of Law. She has served as a law clerk in the United States Attorney’s Office for the Northern District of New York and the Cayuga County District Attorney’s Office and as an extern in the Oneida County District Attorney’s Office. She is a member of the Syracuse National Trial Team and was recently awarded the Tiffany Cup by the New York Bar Association for her trial advocacy achievements.

Tara J. PistoreseTara J. Pistorese

holds Juris Doctor and Masters of Public Administration degrees from Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and its College of Law. She has served as a law clerk in the United States Attorney's Office for the Western District of New York and the Public Defender Service for the District of Columbia and as an extern in the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington. Full biography

Benjamin Zaiser

is both a scholar and a Federal Agent of the Federal Criminal Police Office of Germany. (Opinions expressed here are his own and not any part of official duty.) Full biography

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