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Scholarly Publications

Workshop on Protecting and Assuring Critical National Infrastructure

July 1997

In July 1996, President Clinton established the Commission on Critical Infrastructure Protection, with a charter to designate critical infrastructures and assess their vulnerabilities, to recommend...

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.

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.

Other Publications

Civil Liberties and Security in Cyberspace

August 2000

Societies are becoming more dependent on computer networks and therefore more vulnerable to cyber crime and terrorism.

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.

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...

News

Research worth fighting for

April 2005

"Of the Pentagon's $419.3 billion budget request for next year, only about $10.5 billion--2 percent--will go toward basic research, applied research and advanced technology development," write ...

CISAC's Hecker talks North Korea

March 2009

In an exclusive interview with The Stanford Daily, CISAC Co-Director Siegfried Hecker spoke about his recent trip to North Korea.

Tracking North Korean nuclear sites with cloud computing

May 2013

Analysts at CISAC, together with the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, are playing a leading role in deriving new and timely information of global security relevance from a variety...

Events

Critical Infrastructure Protection from Information Technology Attacks

February 8, 2000

Please feel free to bring a bag lunch.

The Role of Technology in Fighting Cybercrime and Terrorism

February 15, 2000

Please feel free to bring a bag lunch.

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

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