Peter Swire

Cybersecurity Fellow

Peter Swire is currently the Huang Professor of Law and Ethics in the Scheller College of Business at the Georgia Institute of Technology. He also serves as a Senior Counsel to the law firm of Alston & Bird, LLP. Swire has been a leading privacy and Internet scholar since the rise of the Internet in the 1990s. In 2013, Peter served as one of the five members of President Obama’s Review Group on Intelligence and Communications Technology. He was also the Special Assistant to the President for Economic Policy from 2009 to 2010. Previously, under President Clinton, Swire was the Chief Counselor for Privacy in the Office of Management and Budget. He has lectured extensively on privacy and security issues and is the author of six books, numerous scholarly papers, and op-eds in various national news outlets. Swire graduated from Princeton University and earned a J.D. from Yale Law School where he was an editor of the Yale Law Journal.

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CYBERSECURITY INITIATIVE, INTERNATIONAL SECURITY and OPEN TECHNOLOGY INSTITUTE
Influencers: Trump Won’t Improve Cybersecurity

Peter Singer, Katie Moussouris, Peter Swire, Robert Lee, and Kevin Bankston were interviewed as cyber policy experts in Passcode.


CYBERSECURITY INITIATIVE and NEW AMERICA
EU and US Clinch Data-Transfer Deal to Replace Safe Harbour

Peter Swire joined the BBC to discuss the replacement to the safe harbour laws.


CYBERSECURITY INITIATIVE, FELLOWS and NEW AMERICA
European and U.S. Negotiators Agree on New ‘Safe Harbor’ Data Deal

Peter Swire was quoted in the Washington Post about the new Safe Harbor deal.


CYBERSECURITY INITIATIVE, FELLOWS and NEW AMERICA
U.S. and Europe Fail to Meet Deadline for Data Transfer Deal

Several consumer groups plan to file complaints about how companies transfer data as soon as Monday.


CYBERSECURITY INITIATIVE and INTERNATIONAL SECURITY
Podcast: Half-life of secrets, golden age of surveillance, and the US military's Starship Enterprise

What more could the US do to reform its surveillance practices? Why is it so difficult for the government to keep secrets in the Digital Age


CYBERSECURITY INITIATIVE and NEW AMERICA
The Declining Half-Life of Secrets

Peter Swire provides an explanation of how the nature of secrets, and keeping them, is changing in the digital age.


CYBERSECURITY INITIATIVE
The Declining Half-Life of Secrets

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