Upcoming Events and Activities

Josh Benaloh
Elections and Public Confidence: Getting It Right
  • Date & Time: Nov 20, 2019, 12:30 pm
  • Speaker:  Josh Benaloh, Senior Cryptographer, Microsoft Research
  • Location: 205 Cabot Intercultural Center
Student Symposium in Cybersecurity Policy
  • Dates: Friday and Saturday, March 6-7, 2020
  • Location: Ballou Hall & Fletcher School

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Past Events

How Safe is the Cloud? An Industry-Expert Panel on Cybersecurity & Cloud Services
  • Date & Time: November 7, 2019, 7:00 pm (followed by Networking Reception at 8:00 pm)
  • Speakers: David Allen, Vice President, Operations & Strategy at Oracle; Ming Chow, Associate Teaching Professor, Computer Science at Tufts University; Hayley Cohen, Gamification Engineer & Executive Security Advisor for X-Force Command at IBM Security; John Steven, Chief Technology Officer at ZeroNorth; Moderated by Scott Hilton, Lecturer at Tufts Gordon Institute
  • Location: Tufts University Science and Engineering Complex, 200 College Ave, Medford, MA 02155
For Sale: One Snake. Good Oil Producer — No Longer Required.
  • Date & Time: October 30, 2019, 12:30 pm
  • Speaker: Ian Levy, Technical Director, NCSC
  • Location: 205 Cabot Intercultural Center
Disinformation in the Digital Age: A Talk with Gill Bennett OBE, Former Chief Historian, British Foreign Commonwealth Office
  • Gill Bennett

    Date and Time: Thursday, October 17th, 12:00pm

  • Speaker: Gill Bennett OBE, former Chief Historian of the British Foreign Commonwealth Office
  • Location: 702 Cabot Intercultural Center
Cybersecurity Policy Career Panel
  • Lauren Van Wazer

     

     

     

     

    Date & Time: Oct 16, 2019, 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm

  • Speakers Lauren Van Wazer – Vice President, Global Public Policy, Akamai Technologies; Maurice Turner – Senior Technologist, Center for Democracy and Technology; Taylor Reynolds – Technology Policy Director, Internet Policy Research Initiative, MIT
  • Location: 205 Cabot Intercultural Center
Cyber Institutions and Sub-Optimal Logic of Cyber Deterrence
  • Date & Time: Oct 2, 2019, 12:30 pm
  • Speaker: Nadiya Kostyuk, Predoctoral Fellow, Tufts University Cybersecurity Policy Program
  • Location: 205 Cabot Intercultural Center
U.S. Strategy and Doctrine for Cyber Conflict and Deterrence
  • Date & Time: September 18, 2019, 12:30 pm
  • Speaker: Herb Lin, Senior Research Scholar at the Center for International Security and Cooperation, Hank J. Holland Fellow in Cyber Policy and Security, Hoover Institution.
  • Location: 205 Cabot Intercultural Center
James Williams, Author of Stand Out of Our Light
Tufts Tech and Data Industry Night
  • Tech Panel followed by Networking Event
  • Date and Time: Thursday, April 18, 6:00 PM
  • Location: Asean Auditorium,
  • Keynote Speaker: James Williams, Author of Stand Out of Our Light
  • Panel: Asaf Lubin, Cybersecurity Policy Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Fletcher School of Law & Diplomacy and Lecturer at Yale; Nate Ward: cognitive psychology professor at Tufts; Michael Fox: director at Intralinks; Marc Light: VP at BitSight Technologies; Thomas Hardjono: Director at MIT Internet Trust Consortium. Followed by networking event in the Cabot Atrium.
2019 Student Symposium in Cybersecurity Policy
  • Date and Time: Thursday, April 4th, 10:30 – 11:45 AM
  • Location: Hall of Flags, Ballou Hall
  • Keynote Speaker: Adam Segal, Council on Foreign Relations
Cybersecurity: What You Need to Know and Why
  • Tufts Faculty Webinar Series
  • Date and Time: Wednesday, March 13, 2019, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM.
  • Abstract: Cybersecurity is now an international crisis impacting every individual, business, and institution. It behooves us all to be more educated and proactive when it comes to our security in the digital realm. Learn more about this pressing issue including misconceptions and fallacies, perceived cybersecurity skills shortage, the sobering reality of most attacks and how to defend yourself and your business, and how Tufts is working to improve cybersecurity. More info here ->
Ian Miers, Cornell
Cryptography in Context: Bitcoin, Breaches, and Security in the Real World
  • Date and Time: Monday, February 25, 10:30-11:30 AM
  • Location: Halligan 102
  • Speaker: Ian Miers, Cornell
Designing Robust Defenses for Modern Payment Systems
  • Date and Time: Tuesday, February 19, 3:00 PM
  • Location: Halligan 102
  • Speaker: Nolen Scaife,
Providing Secure Internet Services with Secure Infrastructure 
  • Date and Time: Thursday, February 14, 3:00 PM
  • Location: Halligan 102
  • Speaker: Yixin Sun
Automated Risk Detection and Mitigation for Real-World Software Systems 
  • Date and Time: Wednesday, February 13, 3:00 PM
  • Location: Halligan 102
  • Speaker: Mu Zhang
Authoritarianism Re-Wired: How Digital Authoritarianism is Altering Cyber Conflict & Challenging Democracy
  • Jaclyn Kerr, CISAC

     

     

     

     

     

    Date and Time: Wednesday, February 13, 2019 11:30 AM – 12:30 P

  • Location: Cabot 205 – The Fletcher School, 160 Packard Avenue, Medford MA 02155
  • Speaker: Dr. Jaclyn Kerr, Affiliate of the Center for International Security and Cooperation at Stanford University & Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Center for Global Security Research at Lawrence Livermore National Lab. Sign up required. Please RSVP here.
System Security: The Political Implications of Technology’s Design in Markets and on the Battlefield.
  • Date and Time: Wednesday, January 30, 2019 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
  • Location: Cabot 703, The Fletcher School, 160 Packard Avenue, Medford MA 02155
  • Speaker: Dr. Trey Herr, Senior Security Strategist, Microsoft Visiting Fellow with the Hoover Institution. Sign up required. Please RSVP here.
Josephine Wolff, Rochester Institute of Technology
The Legal & Economic Aftermath of International Cybersecurity Incidents:  Policy Responses to Chinese Espionage
  • Date and Time: Wednesday, January 23, 2019, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM
  • Location: Cabot 205 – The Fletcher School, 160 Packard Avenue, Medford MA 02155,
  • Speaker: Dr. Josephine Wolff, Assistant Professor of Public Policy, Rochester Institute of Technology. Sign up required. Please RSVP here.
Lectures by Guest Speakers
  • Thursday, April 4th, 10:30 – 11:45 AM: Amanda C. Current, Advanced Strategic Planning and Policy PhD Fellow, The Fletcher School; Major, US Army, USCYBERCOM, Anderson 206 (COMP 50 / PS 188 Cyber Security and Cyber Warfare)
  • Tuesday, March 26th, 10:30 – 11:45 AM: Matt Weinberg (A’07, F’17), VP Security Analyst at a well-known financial firm. Anderson 206 (COMP 50 / PS 188 Cyber Security and Cyber Warfare)
  • Thursday, March 7th, 10:30 – 11:45 AM: Winnona DeSombre (A’18), Threat Intel at Recorded Future, Anderson 206 (COMP 50 / PS 188 Cyber Security and Cyber Warfare)
  • Wednesday, February 6, 2019, 12:30 pm: Heather West, Senior Policy Manager at Mozilla, 12:30 PM. Mugar 200.

Fall 2018 Events

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