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Upcoming Events

Cybersecurity Initiative Business-Policy Roundtable #2

EVENT October 20, 2015 12:00 PM– 02:00 PM

Tuesday October 20, 2015

12:00 PM – 02:00 PM

New America's Cybersecurity Team works with its networks and other partners to organize and support events that promote the Initiative's objectives. The Business-Policy Roundtable is a monthly convening of top cybersecurity policy experts and business leaders. 

The New America Cyber Business-Policy Roundtable is happy to welcome Managing Director ...

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EVENT October 26, 2015 09:00 AM– 12:00 PM

Monday October 26, 2015

09:00 AM – 12:00 PM

[u"D'Agostino Hall", u'108 West Third Street, New York, NY 10012']

Join New America's Cybersecurity Initiative and Just Security for conversations with leading experts in cyber security policy and practice to discuss the mechanics of cyber insurance and how to reinvigorate a moribund insurance marketplace.

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press release | October 05, 2015 | Cybersecurity Initiative

Cybersecurity Initiative in India

Robert Morgus will be in New Delhi to speak at CyFy 2015

New America Cybersecurity Initiative's Robert Morgus will be in New Delhi next week presenting the Initiatives work on incident response and crisis management at the Observer Research Foundation's annual CyFy conference, the leading cybersecurity conference in India.

Mr. Morgus, co-author of CSIRT Basics for Policy-Makers, and Initiative lead ...

podcast | October 05, 2015 | New America NYC

From Application to Enrollment Podcast

Prospective students often start their college searches with high expectations, and soon into their exploration, high anxiety. Both students fresh out of high school and older adults returning to school are making crucial choices about their educations without key information and resources and with misconceptions about everything from application requirements ...

article | October 05, 2015 | Resilient Communities
Every community is resilient

Every community is resilient

Learning from how communities share information every day to plan for community-based emergency communications.

In gearing up to start work on our RISE : NYC project bringing community wireless networks to Sandy-affected neighborhoods, we had the opportunity to co-facilitate a series of resilience workshops with the Municipal Art Society in April and May of 2015. The findings of the workshops can help residents, and the organizations and agencies that support them, plan ahead for communications resilience.

press release | October 02, 2015 | Cybersecurity Initiative

Cybersecurity Initiative Co-Director Ian Wallace Testifies to Congress

Washington, D.C. - Cybersecurity Initiative Co-Director Ian Wallace testified before congress today. Drawing on his experience as a British Ministry of Defence civil servant, Wallace enumerated the role of the Defense Department, especially in defending the homeland from cyber attacks. 

Mr. Wallace was joined on the panel by Mr. Richard ...

article | October 02, 2015 | Open Technology Institute

OTI Submits Proposals for Knight Foundation's #Newschallenge

OTI has been hard at work brainstorming and writing about many exciting new ideas, from a Wordpress for research and data to an educational platform that explains how the Internet tracks you to a sensor network that will help community members learn how to design their own data-driven storytelling platform. These ideas made it into submissions for the Knight Foundation News Challenge. Knight Foundation supports transformational ideas that promote quality journalism, advance media innovation, engage communities and foster the arts, and believes that democracy thrives when people and communities are informed and engaged

policy paper | October 02, 2015 | Cybersecurity Initiative
Smart Cyber-Legislation

Smart Cyber-Legislation

What Congress can do to foster America's Cybersecurity

Security issues stemming from connectivity are not diminishing — estimates forecast rising costs from data breaches and cyber crime — but security spending in the private sector has not kept pace with the rising costs. At the same time, Congress has worked to pass bills that would increase the cybersecurity of Americans ...