Cybersecurity Threats and the Future of the Internet
Global dependence on the Internet expands by leaps and bandwidth every day. CISAC scholars are putting Stanford at the center of research on cybersecurity and the future of the Internet, drawing on experts from across campus and around the globe.
Jennifer Granick, a CISAC affiliate and director of civil liberties at the Center for Internet and Society at Stanford Law School, and University of Virginia law professor Christopher Jon Sprigman, argue in two editorials that NSA surveillance is criminal and bad for democracy. Read more »
CISAC in the news
Following revelations of the NSA's massive public surveillance program, called PRISM, CISAC cyber and intelligence experts respond with important questions necessary for an informed policy debate, and tell us that terrorists were already aware of increased surveillance. Read more »
Surveillance exposures more of a wake-up call than an alarm to terroristsCISAC in the news: Bloomberg News on June 11, 2013
Former Deputy Director of National Intelligence Thomas Fingar spoke with news websites about the disclosure of U.S. surveillance programs. Fingar said that although these revelations may cause some terrorists to change their behavior, it's likely that they were already aware of increased electronic surveillance.