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Cybersecurity

Scholarly Publications

Building on the Basics: An Examination of High-Performance Computing Export Control Policy in the 1990s

November 1995

This paper reports the results of a study of the special export control regime for high-performance computers.

Critical Infrastructures: The Path Ahead (Proceedings of: XIWT symposium on Cross-Industry Activities for Information Infrastructure Robustness)

February 1999

The Cross-Industry Working Team (XIWT), with the support of Stanford University Consortium for Research on Information Security and Policy (CRISP), sponsored a symposium on cross-industry...

Public and Private Roles in the Protection of Critical Information-Dependent Infrastructure

May 1997

The discussion begins with a conceptual framework for addressing the protection of infrastructure systems subject to attacks on their information subsystems.

Other Publications

High-Performance Computing, National Security Applications, and Export Control Policy at the Close of the 20th Century

May 1998

If high-performance computing (HPC) export control policy is to be effective, three basic premises must hold: There exist problems of great national security importance that require high...

Old Law for a New World? The Applicability of International Law to Information Warfare

February 1997

The development of "information warfare" presents international legal issues that will complicate nations' efforts both to execute and to respond to certain information warfare attacks,...

U.S. Military and Civil Infrastructure Protection: Restrictions and Discretion under the Posse Comitatus Act, The

November 1999

This article sets out the constraints of the Posse Comitatus Act of 1878 (the “Act”), which generally prohibits active enforcement of civilian laws by the military, and describes the discretion of...

News

Sept. 11: Are we safer 10 years later?

September 2011

Ten years after the terrorist attacks, five leading experts weigh in on the state of the jihadist movement, U.S. intelligence, and the cost of safety.

Cybersecurity talk draws business and political leaders to Stanford CISAC

January 2012

Stanford's Center for International Security and Cooperation brought together lawmakers and Silicon Valley industry leaders to discuss what President Obama has called "one of the most serious...

Events

Conventional and Dual Use Technology Export Control Legislation in the European Union and the United States: How Legislative Convergence Is Being Undermined by Administrative and Strategic Divergence

March 1, 2007

Noah Richmond (speaker) is a CISAC Zukerman Fellow and a Stanford Center on International Conflict and Negotiation fellow.

Big Organizations and Climate Change: The Rubber Hits The Road And The Smell Is Awful

April 16, 2009

Charles Perrow is an emeritus professor of sociology at Yale University and a visiting professor at CISAC in the winter and spring terms.

Projects

Science Seminar Series

The CISAC Science Seminar Series features speakers who present scientific subjects with international security and policy implications.
English

Critical Infrastructure Resilience

The Critical Infrastructure Initiative builds the cyber-resilience of critical infrastructure through methodologically diverse outputs-oriented research and engagement with end users and homeland...
English

Multimedia

Cybersecurity Boot Camp

October 2014

Video of Cyber Boot Camp  The Stanford Congressional Cyber Boot Camp, sponsored by the Hoover Institution and the Center for International Security and Cooperation, was held on the Stanford campus from Aug. 18-20, 4014.

Drell Lecture: Secretary of Defense Ashton Carter

April 2015

The Honorable Ashton B. Carter, 25th U.S.

People

Herb Lin Herbert Lin Senior Research Scholar for Cyber Policy and Security
Jesse Sowell Jesse Sowell Postdoctoral Fellow
Max Smeets Max Smeets Fellow
Rachel Hirshman CISAC Honors Student
David Elliott Affiliate
John Villasenor John Villasenor Affiliate
Andreas Kuehn Andreas Kuehn Affiliate
Raj De Raj De Affiliate
John Maguire John Maguire Affiliate
Mark Weatherford Mark Weatherford Affiliate
Bradley L. Boyd Senior Military Fellow
Rebecca Slayton Rebecca Slayton Affiliate