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Cybersecurity – The Policy and Politics of a Leading National Security Threat - Event Audio/Video

2013 National Lawyers Convention

November 22, 2013

Steven G. Bradbury, Joel F. Brenner, Michelle Richardson, Paul Rosenzweig, John C. Yoo, Vincent J. Vitkowsky

The following audio and video were recorded on November 15, 2013.

Cybersecurity – The Policy and Politics
of a Leading National Security Threat 
11-15-13
Running Time: 01:30:42
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Cybersecurity – The Policy and Politics of a Leading National Security Threat - Event Audio/Video

Cyber attacks were the first identified global threat in the U.S. Intelligence Community's 2013 Worldwide Threat Assessment.  Government officials have warned of a "Cyber Pearl Harbor".  Yet there is little consensus on the best measures to prevent and mitigate cyber attacks.  This panel will address key questions such as information sharing and related privacy concerns, the effectiveness and burdens of regulation of critical infrastructure, the possibility of preemptive active defense, and the effects of the exposure of the NSA programs on cybersecurity.

The International & National Security Law Practice Group hosted this panel on "Cybersecurity -- The Policy and Politics of a Leading National Security Threat" on Friday, November 15, during the 2013 National Lawyers Convention.

International: Cybersecurity – The Policy and Politics of a Leading National Security Threat
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Grand Ballroom

  • Mr. Steven G. Bradbury, Partner, Dechert LLP and former head, Office of Legal Counsel, United States Department of Justice
  • Mr. Joel F. Brenner, Principal, Joel Brenner LLC and former National Counterintelligence Executive, former Inspector General and Senior Counsel, National Security Agency
  • Ms. Michelle Richardson, Legislative Counsel, American Civil Liberties Union
  • Mr. Paul Rosenzweig, Red Branch Law and Consulting and former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, U.S. Department of Homeland Security Principal
  • Prof. John Choon Yoo, Emanuel S. Heller Professor of Law, University of California, Berkeley Boalt Hall School of Law
  • Moderator: Mr. Vincent J. Vitkowsky, Chairman, International & National Security Law Practice Group, the Federalist Society

Mayflower Hotel
Washington, DC

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