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Jackson School News: Cybersecurity

Deep Fakes, Fake News, and What Comes Next

March 20, 2019

Posted by: jlbeyer

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Like the 2016 American Presidential Election, the 2017 French Presidential Election was the target of a Russian disinformation campaign that included the selected leaking of then-candidate Emmanuel Macron’s emails. While

Cyberattack Attribution

March 19, 2019

Posted by: jdpritch

Cyberattack Attribution

In 2017, the GRG worked on another Microsoft project detailing current best practices for international cyberattack attribution and response. After creating a referenceable data set, the research team drew upon

Closing the Technological Gap: The Role of Blockchain in Russia’s Nuclear Security

February 1, 2019

Posted by: jlbeyer

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As cyber-information technologies became “weapons of choice” in today’s geopolitics, the leading nation-states have engaged in the so-called latest technological race. The governments recognize the potential of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and blockchain in offensive and defensive applications, and security, placing significant attention on the rapid adoption of these emerging technologies. Russia in particular has been “claiming” to pioneer blockchain technology.

Emerging Data Privacy Issues: Discussion from the First Cybersecurity and Technology Futures Event

January 30, 2019

Posted by: jlbeyer

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Speakers from the public and private sector spent the afternoon addressing the emerging and persistent data privacy issues while calling attention to future challenges and potential threats. The speakers were Frances Dewing, the CEO and Co-Founder of Rubica, Inc.; Ivana Lichtscheidl, the Director of Compliance, Privacy, and HIPAA Security Officer of Pioneer Human Services; and Ann Nagel, the UW’s Associate Vice Provost for Privacy, University Privacy Officer, and European Union General Data Protection Officer. The Jackson School of International Studies’ Professor Sara Curran was the moderator of the panel.