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The OPM Data Breach: Implications for Covert Employees

By   /  October 14, 2018  /  Big Data, Cybersecurity, Leaks of Classified Information  /  Comments Off on The OPM Data Breach: Implications for Covert Employees

  The 2014 breach of the Office of Personnel Management’s (OPM) databases affected over 20 million people who had background investigations conducted for government positions. Though the breach was initially discovered in 2015, details and impacts of the incident are still being uncovered today. As with other breaches, it has proven to be extremely difficult […]

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Third Party Doctrine: Supporting Government’s Desire to Collect Information

By   /  November 17, 2015  /  Big Data, Cyber-surveillance, Cybersecurity, Cybersecurity Law & Policy, FISA, Fourth Amendment, Intelligence, Surveillance, Trending Topics  /  Comments Off on Third Party Doctrine: Supporting Government’s Desire to Collect Information

In the past decade the Senate and House of Representatives have attempted to address the ever-growing concerns surrounding cyber-attacks (i.e., independent computer-network attacks), and cyber-espionage (i.e., government funded network attacks) through a variety of legislation.[1] The majority of proposed legislation on this topic is targeted towards improving information sharing networks across both private and public […]

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NSLB's 2014 Spring Symposium: Understanding the Global Implications of the N.S.A. Disclosures on the U.S. Technology Industry

By   /  March 29, 2014  /  Big Data, Cyber-surveillance, Cybersecurity, Cybersecurity Law & Policy, Economy / Trade, National Security Law, National Security Law & Policy, News & Events  /  Comments Off on NSLB's 2014 Spring Symposium: Understanding the Global Implications of the N.S.A. Disclosures on the U.S. Technology Industry

Understanding the Global Implications of the N.S.A. Disclosures on the U.S. Technology Industry Monday, April 7, 2014 – 3:00 to 5:00 PM followed by a reception from 5:00 to 6:00 PM Microsoft Innovation & Policy Center – 901 K Street NW (11th Floor) Washington, DC brought to you by the National Security Law Brief, American University Washington […]

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American University Business Law Review's 2014 Symposium

By   /  March 1, 2014  /  Big Data, Counterterrorism, Cyber-surveillance, Cybersecurity, Economy / Trade, National Security Law, News & Events  /  Comments Off on American University Business Law Review's 2014 Symposium

Corporate Counter-Terrorism: the Role for Private Companies in National Security (March 28, 2014) The 2014 American University Business Law Review Symposium will address the growing role of corporate America in governmental counter-terrorism programs, including the bulk metadata and PRISM surveillance initiatives. John Carlin, Assistant Attorney General for National Security, will deliver the keynote. Other speakers will include […]

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Data Vulnerability in the Digital Age

By   /  February 26, 2014  /  Big Data, Cybersecurity, Cybersecurity Law & Policy, Economy / Trade, Trending Topics  /  Comments Off on Data Vulnerability in the Digital Age

In the past three months alone, tens of millions of people have been victims of data breaches. From the recent Target breach, which affected 70 million names, home addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers along with 40 million debit and credit accounts, to the Neiman Marcus breach which affected 1.1 million credit cards from customers […]

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