Could US Anti-Hacking Laws Handicap Cybersecurity?


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In June 2016, the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit in US federal court challenging the constitutionality of anti-hacking laws, arguing they prevent academics and others from collecting data for investigative purposes. This panel will debate the pragmatic dangers of over-legislating cybersecurity to R&D and the practice of cybersecurity in general.

Participants
Dr. Richard Ford

Chief Technology Officer, Forcepoint

Matt Bishop

Professor, Department of Computer Science, University of California, Davis

Matt Heine

Principal Software Engineer, Raytheon

Nate Cardozo

Senior Staff Attorney, Electronic Frontier Foundation

government regulations law legislation digital rights management


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