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With Leonard Kennedy (Prof., Cornell Law School).
Tuesday, June 28, 2022 at 01:00 PM   Absolutely Free   Online

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We live in a globally connected digital ecosystem that delivers remarkable experiences for its users & to the benefit of its proprietors. Yet the system is vulnerable to attack by adversaries; as leading security expert Bruce Schneier has noted, Western democracies are both the most vulnerable countries on the planet & the most unprepared for a cyberattack. In addition, our democracy has been criticized for promoting surveillance capitalism, a system in which customer data is collected, sorted, & offered up for sale. Social media sites are known to collect & sell data, seeking ways to stimulate user activity on their platforms.

The Annual Threat Assessments by the U.S. intelligence community reveal that our vulnerabilities persist in software & systems, in supply chains for hardware & software, & in the implementation of recommended security measures. The absence of required security measures, fines for problematic conduct, & requirements that induce appropriate behavior supports a view that deeper penetration of connections in society in the face of vulnerable systems will widen - not narrow - our security woes.

Join us for this one-hour webcast in which Len Kennedy, adjunct professor at Cornell Law School, offers his views on government agency coordination & industry participation in the oversight of a globally connected digital ecosystem.

The roles & responsibilities of users, operators of systems, & government for security in a digitally connected world
How fractures in business, economic, & political globalization impact the security of the global digital ecosystem
The measures that must be developed to ensure connectivity backup & continuity of service
How we can build a culture & mindset that respects privacy & security
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