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System Error, Live! With Rob Reich, Mehran Sahami, and Jeremy Weinstein

September 21, 2021

 Register for System Error, Live! This event will be held outside on Stanford's campus.

Digital Activism and Authoritarian Adaptation in the Middle East

May 3, 2021

REGISTER   Panel 1: Digital Activism Tuesday, May 25, 2021 | 9-10:30 am PT Opening Remarks: Marc Lynch, Eileen Donahoe, and Larry Diamond Moderator: Hesham Sallam Wafa Ben-Hassine: “The Hyper-Aware...

Cyberspace Solarium Final Report

April 15, 2020

Seminar Recording:  /*-->*/ https://youtu.be/FUlEJekANWY About this event: On March 11, the Cyberspace Solarium Commission issued its final report to the U.S. Congress.

CANCELED: Data-intensive Innovation and the State: Evidence from Facial Recognition AI Firms in China

March 13, 2020

IMPORTANT EVENT UPDATE: In keeping with Stanford University's March 3 message to the campus community on COVID-19 and current recommendations of the CDC, the Asia-Pacific Research Center is...

Countering Russian Cyber Operations: At the Boundaries of Conflict

February 18, 2020

This event is co-sponsored with the Project on Russian Power and Purpose in the 21st Century Seminar Recording:  /*-->*/ https://youtu.be/5gWmnsTD0MA About this Event: Russia has deployed cyber...

Censored: Distraction and Diversion Inside China’s Great Firewall

December 2, 2019

WE HAVE REACHED VENUE CAPACITY AND ARE NO LONGER ACCEPTING RSVPS Authoritarian governments around the world are developing increasingly sophisticated technologies for controlling information.

Wargaming War Games: How Likely is Thermonuclear Cyber War?

July 19, 2019

Seminar Recording: https://youtu.be/X_0mm8UkVOc /*-->*/  Abstract:  In the movie WarGames, a 1980s teenager hacks into a U.S.

Balancing Trust and Safety on End-to-End Encrypted Platforms

July 8, 2019

This one day workshop will offered scene setters and allowed for discussion on technical, legal and policy considerations around end-to-end encryption.Agenda8:00-8:30Breakfast and Registration8:30...

The Cyber Security Threat: Lessons Learned from Devastating Attacks in Ukraine and the US

March 14, 2019

Recent years have witnessed an increasing number of cyber attacks originating in Russia that target the United States, European Union and EU member-states.

Bytes, Bombs, and Spies The Strategic Dimensions of Offensive Cyber Operations

December 14, 2018

Offensive cyber operations have become increasingly important elements of U.S. national security policy.

The Perfect Weapon: War, Sabotage and Fear in the Modern Age

October 22, 2018

Click here to RSVPAbstract: The Perfect Weapon is the startling inside story of how the rise of cyberweapons in all their forms—from attacks on electric grids to attacks on electoral systems—has...

The Consequences of Technological Developments for Politics and Government

April 17, 2018

The Consequences of Technological Developments for Politics and GovernmentTuesday, April 24, 2018Reception at 5:00pm.

Cyberspace, Information Strategy, and International Security - Marina Kaljurand and Elaine Korzak

February 22, 2018

Please join us for an informal discussion on with Marina Kaljurand and Elaine Korzak: Monday February 26th3:30-4:30pmEncina E207 (Reuben Hills Conference Room) This discussion will cover how...

Cyber-Enabled Information Warfare and the End of the Enlightenment

December 18, 2017

Abstract: The West has no peer competitors in conventional military power.  But its adversaries are increasingly turning to asymmetric methods for engaging in conflict.  Cyber-enabled information...

Muddied Waters: Online Rumors, Conspiracy Theories, and Disinformation in the Context of Crisis Response

November 27, 2017

Abstract: Recent public attention and debate around “fake news” has highlighted the growing challenge of determining information veracity online.

Cyber Initiative Seminar: How to Hack the Pentagon with Jay Kaplan, Synack

November 7, 2017

Through the Hack the Pentagon program, The Department of Defense (DoD) had asked Synack to look for vulnerabilities left undetected by traditional security solutions in one of their highly complex...

Introduction to Hacking: Exploiting Web, Binary, and Crypto Vulnerabilities

October 25, 2017

Are you interested in cybersecurity? Have you wanted to learn offensive cyber techniques  but don't know where to get started?

Securing California: Peter Liebert, CISO of the State of California

October 11, 2017

Stanford Cyber Initiative Seminar: Securing California - Peter Liebert, Chief Information Security Officer for the State of California. October 19th, 5pm, 380-380Y. What cybersecurity challenges...

Digital Technology and Democracy: Launch of the Global Digital Policy Incubator

September 26, 2017

Michael McFaul, Director of the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, Professor Political Scienceand FSI Senior Fellow, Peter and Helen Bing Senior Fellow at the Hoover...

Reforming national cyber defense

September 20, 2017

Abstract: The U.S. government continues to struggle with how best to defend the country from cyber attacks.

A strategic utility analysis of cyber weapons

September 18, 2017

Abstract: What is the strategic value of cyber weapons?

Countering information warfare: emerging challenges for national security

September 1, 2017

Abstract: The United States is (belatedly) waking up to the risk that adversaries will use social media and botnets to influence U.S. elections.

A Conversation with General Michael Hayden

April 27, 2017

About the Event: In conversation with Philip Taubman, General Hayden will discuss intelligence and cybersecurity challenges the United States faces in combatting terrorism, dealing with North Korea...

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Dr. Thomas Fingar Thomas Fingar Lecturer at APARC
rsd19 072 0081a Harold Trinkunas Senior Research Scholar
rsd18 083 0009a Alex Stamos Director, Stanford Internet Observatory
2015 eileen donahoe 04 web Eileen Donahoe Lecturer, CDDRL
Women looking straight forward Amy Zegart Senior Fellow Senior Fellow, Hoover Institution, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science
Herb Lin Herbert Lin Senior Research Scholar
Andrew Grotto Andrew Grotto Director, Program on Geopolitics, Technology, and Governance
Dan Boneh Dan Boneh Co-director, Cyber Policy Center Professor, Electrical Engineering
headshot 3 Nathaniel Persily Co-director, Cyber Policy Center, Senior Fellow Professor, Law, Professor, by courtesy, Political Science, Professor, by courtesy, Communication
Alex Zaheer Headshot Alex Zaheer Graduate Research Assistant Technical Research Assistant
Camila Simoiu Camelia Simoiu PhD Candidate, Management Science & Engineering
Benjamin Lawsky Benjamin Lawsky Cyber Initiative Visiting Scholar