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The University of Washington's new International Policy Institute, located within the Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, has been established with a mission to generate original thinking on emerging topics in international affairs and bring a new and uniquely Pacific Northwest voice to the policy conversation....
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IPI religion initiative launches graduate certificate

March 7, 2019

Posted by: mwal7

International Policy Institute Religion Initiative Fellows Developing Partnerships in Vietnam

The International Policy Institute’s religion initiative has developed a graduate certificate in cross-cultural religious literacy. The certificate will be offered starting fall quarter 2019 to current graduate students. Coursework includes

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.