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.
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.
On December 10, 2018, a Jackson School Global Research Group of students and faculty assembled near the Husky Union Building before driving to Microsoft HQ in Redmond. Their task: Provide members of
A series on: Cybersecurity and technology futures Sponsored by the University of Washington’s Jackson School of International Studies, Information School, Women’s Center Join us for engaging discussions with leaders from business, government,
This report articulates what factors will influence the rise of new global data powers and what countries are likely to emerge as global or regional data tigers. To capture and
International Policy Institute senior fellows Chris Seiple (Religion) and Jessica Beyer (Cybersecurity) are teaching innovative courses winter quarter of 2019. Chris Seiple will teach Cross-Cultural Religious Literacy (JSIS 578). Cross-Cultural
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Report Summary As cybersecurity has become an critical issue, the question of how to address it at the federal level has become increasingly pressing. Federal responsibility for cybersecurity is currently
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