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.

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Matt Bishop

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

Nate Cardozo

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Senior Staff Attorney, Electronic Frontier Foundation

Dr. Richard Ford

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Chief Technology Officer, Forcepoint

Matt Heine

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Principal Software Engineer, Raytheon

government regulations law legislation digital rights management


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