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January 7th, 2014

Scholars reveal depth of intelligence privacy, legal concerns

CISAC in the news

CISAC scholars are tackling the privacy and legal aspects of NSA surveillance. Jonathan Mayer's new research uncovers the depth of the the spy agency's telephone dragnet; Jennifer Granick and John Villasenor explain the legal issues surrounding domestic surveillance and what they mean for the Obama administration and Congress. Read more »



November 25th, 2013

Zegart argues: the days of American "grand strategy" are over

CISAC, FSI Stanford in the news

CISAC co-director Amy Zegart writes in this public policy piece that in the post-9/11 world, the days of an American "grand strategy" are over. Read more »



November 4th, 2013

Spytainment: Fake spies influence perception of real intelligence

CISAC, FSI Stanford News

Amy Zegart, CISAC co-director and associate director of academic affairs at Hoover, talks about the impact of "spytainment" on the American psyche. Read more »



November 1st, 2013

Zegart: Misperceptions are only part of the NSA's image problem

CISAC, FSI Stanford in the news

CISAC's Amy Zegart and Hoover's Marshall Erwin note in this LA Times OpEd that there are many misperceptions about what the NSA actually does, yet the more Americans learn about the U.S. spy agency, the less they come to trust it. Read more »



September 26th, 2013

Zegart joins scholars at NSA for rare briefing on spy agency's woes

CISAC, FSI Stanford Q&A

CISAC Co-Director Amy Zegart joins other intelligence scholars for a rare briefing with high-ranking NSA officials to discuss the spy agency's policies and plummeting public trust. +VIDEO+
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July 12th, 2013

More details emerge about PRISM, online surveillance and privacy

CISAC in the news

CISAC cyber experts weigh in on the debate over domestic surveillance, information security and online privacy.




July 10th, 2013

Reports indicate North Korea behind cyber attacks on South Korea, U.S. military

CISAC in the news: The New York Times on July 8, 2013

A new report by McAfee Labs has traced cyberattacks on South Korean and U.S. military systems to as early as 2009. CISAC cyber fellow Tim Junio tells The New York Times that the report provides "compelling evidence" that North Korea is involved, and that the attacks came from a single source which targeted a military social media site. Read more »




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