Cyber Insecurity

Emerging Policy Tools in Cybersecurity

When

October 28, 2016

10:00 am - 11:30 am

Where

New America

740 15th St NW #900

Washington, D.C. 20005

The debate over policy approaches to cybersecurity standards in the public sector have tended to get bogged down in the merits of entirely public vs. private approaches. This panel explores a set of emerging policy tools with distinctly partnered public-private profiles: cyber safety standards in the automotive industry, cyber-insurance, consumer notification, and software vendor liability. Each of these ideas presents opportunities and challenges for policymakers, requiring us to look at the tradeoffs they embody. The panel will also discuss the state of affairs for making each of these tools an effective and reliable instrument of public policy.

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Participants:

Jane Chong
National Security and Law Associate, Hoover Institution

Sasha Romanosky @SashaRomanosky
Policy Researcher, RAND Corporation
Faculty Member with the Pardee School

Joshua Corman @joshcorman
Director, Cyber Statecraft Initiative for the Atlantic Council

Robert Morgus @RobMorgus
Policy Analyst, Cybersecurity Initiative, New America

Moderator:

Trey Herr
Fellow, Harvard Belfer Center
Non-Resident Cybersecurity Fellow, New America's Cybersecurity Initiative
Editor, Cyber Insecurity: Navigating the Perils of the Next Information Age