Posts Tagged ‘policy’

Blockchain: Background and Policy Issues

Below is a Congressional Research Service report released last week that provides some basic background regarding blockchain technology and related policy issues.

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New Academy for Leadership in International Affairs

Although there is no specific mention of cyber issues, I expect that the new Academy for Leadership in International Affairs founded by Chatham House would be open to a proposal concerning cyber security.  From the Chatham House website: The Academy offers potential and established leaders from around the world the opportunity to spend up to […]

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Sep 27th, 2013 education, future

Cyber Security and Global Interdependence: What Is Critical?–Report From Chatham House

Yesterday, 2/28/13, Chatham House, repeatedly ranked as the top non-US think tank, “launched” a new report entitled, “Cyber Security and Global Interdependence: What is Critical?”  Given the increasing interdependence resulting from use of cyberspace, Chatham House notes: “The result is that critical infrastructure sectors tend to be categorized very broadly, and when everything is ‘critical’, […]

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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.

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Cyber Strategies From Around the World

Here is a collection of links to cyber strategies from around the world, assembled by the UK Foreign & Commonwealth Office: International links Australia White Paper on Cyber Budapest Convention on Cybercrime Canadian Cyber Security Strategy Estonian Cyber Security Strategy European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA) French Cyber Security Strategy G8 24/7 Initiative information […]

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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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As cyber threat shifts, calls for clarity on U.S. policy: Washington Post

On October 11, 2011, Ellen Nakashima reported for the Washington Post on how there have been increasing calls for clarity on US cyber policy.  These calls for clarity have been prompted by a dramatic shift in the cyberthreat; whereas intruders previously aimed to steal information or spy on government networks, now intruders can destroy critical […]

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Rethinking Cybersecurity – A Comprehensive Approach | Center for Strategic and International Studies

James Lewis, who spoke on our campus (Syracuse University) last year, released the text of a speech he gave on September 20, 2011 entitled Rethinking Cybersecurity – A Comprehensive Approach.  While there certainly are some points with which I disagree, his analysis and recommended approach are an important contribution. He offers an interesting analogy of […]

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Hayden: Hackers Force Internet Users to Learn Self-Defense | PBS NewsHour | Aug. 11, 2010

PBS has a seven-minute interview with former NSA and CIA Director (and former guest of Syracuse University) General Michael Hayden.  The entire transcipt is available at the PBS site.  Some key points for us: SPENCER MICHELS: General, there is the debate going on in this countras to how serious the threat of a cyber-attack is. […]

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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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May 28th, 2010 Uncategorized


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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