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Scholarly Publications

Documenting Cyber Security Incidents

December 2015

Organizations often record cybersecurity incidents to track employee workload, satisfy auditors, fulfil reporting requirements, or to analyze cyber risk.

Efficient, Secure Green: Digital Utopianism and the Challenge of Making the Electrical Grid “Smart”

December 2013

Abstract: Electrical grids have long depended upon information infrastructures—systems for exchanging information about electricity generation, transmission, distribution, and use.

How Much Is Enough? A Risk-Management Approach to Computer Security

August 2000

How much security is enough? No one today can satisfactorily answer this question for computer-related risks.

Other Publications

Maneuvering The China-U.S. Relationship in Cyberspace

October 2015

The article examines the impact of the summit between President Obama and President Xi on future cybersecurity relations between the two countries, and the changing nature of cyber cooperation and...

Analysis of Pin and TPM for Microsoft Laptops

September 2015

Organizations routinely face risk trade-offs.

Is the Elephant Learning to Dance? The Diffusion of the Internet in the Republic of India

April 2002

Published in conjunction with the Georgia Tech Information Security Center (GTISC), Georgia Institute of Technology.

News

New project looks at ethics of technology and war

December 2014

FSI Senior Fellow Scott Sagan is the chair of a new project by the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, called the New Dilemmas in Ethics, Technology and War.

Cyber fellow Jonathan Mayer takes the true interdisciplinary path

June 2014

Jonathan Mayer's education path is unusuall: He has earned a Stanford law degree while working on his Ph.D. in computer science.

Jonathan Mayer talks to CBS about his MetaPhone app on personal data

May 2014

CISAC cybersecurity fellow Jonathan Mayer talks to CBS News about the Android app he created, which asks volunteers to volunteer their phone records to learn what could be uncovered by metadata...

Events

Bits and pieces: Liberal democracy in the digital era

March 14, 2017

 The event is a joint sponsorship between CISAC, the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, the European Security Initiative (in The Europe Center) and the Center for Russian, East...

The Challenges of Providing Data Security

January 18, 2017

  Video of Drell Lecture 2017, featuring Admiral Bob R.

CANCELLED -- The Great War of Our Time: The CIA's Fight Against Terrorism - From al Qa'ida to ISIS

November 17, 2015

DUE TO UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES, MICHAEL MORELL HAD TO CANCEL HIS VISIT.

Projects

Consortium for Research on Information Security and Policy

As part of a response to growing government concern over the threat of cyber attacks directed against critical national infrastructures, the National Security Agency (NSA) contracted with Stanford...
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Project on Peace and Cooperation in the Asian-Pacific Region

The Project on Peace and Cooperation in the Asian-Pacific Region has been a cornerstone of research at the Center for International Security and Cooperation for three decades.
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People

Herb Lin Herbert Lin Senior Research Scholar for Cyber Policy and Security
Barbara van Schewick Associate Professor, Law
Timothy Junio Affiliate
Jackie Kerr Jaclyn A. Kerr Affiliate
Andreas Kuehn Andreas Kuehn Affiliate