The Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School is a leader in the study of the law and policy around the Internet and other emerging technologies.
In August 2015, I had the good fortune to present at the New York State Emergency Management Certification and Training (EMC&T) Academy in Albany, NY. The EMC&T is a unique program New York State runs to provide training, insights into state operations and professional development to state and local emergency management officials. The areas covered ranged from continuity of operations and social media to emergency operations center procedures, terrorism and natural hazard threats. Read more about Bringing Cyber Security into Emergency Management
Indiana University - Kelley School of Business - Department of Business Law; Stanford Law School; Hoover Institution, Stanford University; Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research
Although much work has been done on applying the law of warfare to cyber attacks, far less attention has been paid to defining a law of cyber peace applicable below the armed attack threshold. Among the most important unanswered questions is what exactly nations’ due diligence obligations are to one another and to the private sector, as well as how these obligations should be translated into policy. Read more about Operationalizing Cybersecurity Due Diligence: A Transatlantic Comparative Case Study
On Friday, Congress will vote on a mutated version of security threat sharing legislation that had previously passed through the House and Senate. These earlier versions would have permitted private companies to share with the federal government categories of data related to computer security threat signatures. Companies that did so would also receive legal immunity from liability under the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) and other privacy laws. Read more about OmniCISA Pits DHS Against the FCC and FTC on User Privacy
In a move that could cost the EU up to 1.3 percent of its gross domestic product, according to the American Chamber of Commerce to the European Union, on Oct. 6 the European Court of Justice invalidated the 15-year old EU-US Safe Harbor Agreement in Schrems v. Data Protection Commissioner, causing some consternation among the more than 5,000 European and U.S. firms that rely on the Agreement to transfer EU data to U.S. servers. Read more about Seeking a Safe Harbor in a Widening Sea
The Transatlantic Digital Dialogue is a multi-stakeholder working group of experts from Germany and the United States. It was assembled and stewarded by the Stiftung Neue Verantwortung and the German Marshall Fund of the United States to develop a constructive agenda for the modernization of privacy/security policy that begins to address the global debate over digital surveillance. Read more about Transatlantic Digital Dialogue: Rebuilding Trust through Cooperative Reform - See more at: http://www.gmfus.org/publications/transatlantic-digital-dialogue-rebuilding-trust-through-cooperative-reform#sthash.HaTczHTI.dpuf