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UK launches new cyber strategy; Treasury releases cyber guidelines; Dyn attack poses legal trouble

UK Government launches new National Cyber Security Strategy today (SC Magazine):  The UK will announce a new national cyber strategy later today, according to reports.   An article says that Chancellor Phillip Hammond will outline a  £1.9 billion plan to become “the safest place in the world” to do business.  This nearly doubles the previous strategy, the […]

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Cameron Comes Out in Support of Encryption Ban

UK Prime Minister David Cameron recently spoke out in support of enacting legislation that will enable the country’s security services to gain access to communications held through internet platforms, The Independent reported. A previous attempt to pass a communications data bill was blocked, adds the report. There has been a steady increase in the popularity of encrypted communications […]

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Shadow Wars – By Rosa Brooks | Foreign Policy

“Particularly since 9/11, the lines between the military and the intelligence community have gotten fuzzy,” observes Rosa Brooks, a Georgetown University Law Professor, on September 20, 2012 in an article entitled, “Shadow Wars: What’s the difference between a spook and a special operator?” in Foreign Policy Magazine. In our Prosecuting Terrorists course, we talk a […]

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Enrollment Open for Online Cyber Security Law and Policy Course

Follow this link for details of the course sponsored by the Institute for National Security & Counter Terrorism, and joint endeavor of the College of Law and of the Maxwell School for Citizenship and Public Affairs at Syracuse University, designated a National Center of Academic Excellence by the National Security Agency. Please follow and like […]

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6-week ONLINE course, Cybersecurity Law & Policy – enrollments now open!

Announcing the opening of enrollment for a 6-week online course, Cybersecurity Law & Policy, that I will be teaching during February 13-March 30, 2012. Designed for mid-career professionals, participants will gain perspective on the current threats to national security from cyberspace and the challenges and complexities of addressing law and policy deficiencies.

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Distance Learning Cyber Security Course Under Development at Syracuse University

Soon, students anywhere in the world will be able to enroll in a course entitled Cyber Security Law and Policy.  The course is currently under development by various offices of Syracuse University, including the Institute for National Security and Counter-terrorism (INSCT) – a joint venture of the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs and […]

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Cloud Vendors Before Congress for Better Online Data Protections

Patrick Thibodeau, blogger and contributor for Computerworld, reports in an article dated September 23, 2010 that top lawyers from cloud vendors Microsoft, Google,, and many others, testified before Congress on the need to update the legal protections afforded to cloud-based computing systems. According to the lawyers, "The lack of such protections today is a […]

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Why Crossroads?

[This introduction stays on top of the home page.] A 2009 report of the American Bar Association concluded: What will be the enduring image of this cyber era?  Will it be one of a darkened city, whose electric grid has failed?  Will it be a picture from Second Life or the image of a computing cloud?  […]

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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.

Ryan D. White

Ryan D. WhiteRyan is currently a third 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

Shelby E. Mann

Ryan D. WhiteShelby is a second year law student at the Syracuse University College of Law. She is the 2018-9 Editor in Chief of the Syracuse Law Review, as well as a member of the Journal on Terrorism and Security Analysis, and the senior editor for the Syrian Accountability Project. During her final year at the University of Missouri, she served as a full-time news producer for ABC 17 News. Shelby spent her first summer of law school at the Shelby County District Attorney General's Office in Memphis, Tenn., in the Public Corruption and Economic Crimes Unit. Full biography

Christopher w. FolkChristopher W. Folk

is a 2017 graduate of SU College of Law. A non-traditional student, Christopher returned 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. 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

Anna Maria Castillo

Anna Maria Castillois 2016 graduate of Syracuse College of Law. She also holds a Master of Arts in International Relations from 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 served as an executive editor in the Syracuse Law Review. Full biography

Jennifer A. CamilloJennifer A. Camillo

is a 2015 graduate of Syracuse College of Law and is a prosecutor. 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 was a member of the Syracuse National Trial Team and was 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 wrote for this blog when a student. She is now a member of the U.S. Army Judge Advocate General's Corps.

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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