Student Symposium in Cybersecurity Policy

April 5th, 2019

 April 5th, 2019 - April 6th, 2019 

Student Symposium in Cybersecurity Policy

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April 5th, 2019 - April 6th, 2019

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This April 5 – 6, 2019, the Tufts University will hold a student symposium in cybersecurity policy and welcomes papers from all areas of cybersecurity policy, from economic, legal, political science (including IR), public policy, sociological, to technical with policy implications.

Funding for the 2019 Student Symposium in Cybersecurity Policy was provided by the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation.

Update: This event is now finished and below is the summary of what happened during the conference.

The Symposium shared research, as well as help, create a community of young scholars in this new and highly interdisciplinary research area.

A featured keynote was addressed by Adam Segal, the Ira A. Lipman chair in emerging technologies and national security and director of the Digital and Cyberspace Policy Program at the Council on Foreign Relations. An expert on security issues, technology development, and Chinese domestic and foreign policy, Segal was the project director for the CFR-sponsored Independent Task Force report Defending an Open, Global, Secure, and Resilient Internet. His book The Hacked World Order: How Nations Fight, Trade, Maneuver, and Manipulate in the Digital Age (PublicAffairs, 2016) describes the increasingly contentious geopolitics of cyberspace. His work has appeared in the Financial Times, The Economist, Foreign Policy, The Wall Street Journal, and Foreign Affairs, among others. He currently writes for the blog “Net Politics.”

The event began mid-day last April 5 and ran through late afternoon on Saturday, April 6. It featured the discussion of six papers that ends with a short talk by Susan Landau, Bridge Professor in Cyber Security and Policy, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy & Computer Science. Abstracts Are Available Online. The agenda is below.

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