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The Next Data Tigers

November 30, 2018

Posted by: jdpritch

The Next Data Tigers: Predicting Global Data Center Hotspots

In 2018, the team produced an analysis of the factors influencing the rise of new global data powers (data tigers) and identified which countries are likely to emerge as major

Presenting to the Pros: Jackson School Students Research Cyberattack Attribution for Microsoft

July 29, 2017

Posted by: jlbeyer

Jackson School Applied Research Project students at Microsoft

During spring quarter, one of the Jackson School’s Applied Research Program student teams was given a daunting task – help Microsoft think about Brad Smith’s call for a Digital Geneva Convention. In addition to weighing in on current Microsoft strategy, the students found out that they were working on the exact same research task that Microsoft had asked RAND to tackle. The project was the fifth product of a Jackson School Applied Research collaboration with Microsoft’s Global Security Strategy & Diplomacy Team.

Bridging the gap in cybersecurity policy

February 13, 2017

Posted by: thormm

Jackson School faculty, alumni and students present their cybersecurity research at the Woodrow Wilson Center in D.C. on Feb. 9 2017

“In developing new cyber infrastructure, how will this play out in developing countries whose basic infrastructure is still struggling?” asked Jackson School M.A. in International Studies student Michael Walstrom  in front

JSIS Cybersecurity Report: How Should the Tech Industry Address Terrorist Use of Its Products?

August 8, 2016

Posted by: jlbeyer

Twitter black and white

Extremist use of information and communication technology (ICT) has resulted in tension between the government, industry actors, and ICT users. In their response to extremist use of ICT, industry actors have faced a serious dilemma over how to respond to bad actors in a way that promotes security but does not infringe upon users’ rights to privacy and freedom of speech.

Students meet Microsoft

June 8, 2015

Posted by: kriscb

Microsoft presentation

“Looking at Namibia via the lens of cybersecurity policy – it’s a world apart from what I knew when I started this research project,” said Daniel Chrisman, a graduating senior