GAC presents: The Fog of Cybersecurity, Thurs., Jan. 19

Join the Global Affairs Center Thurs., Jan. 19 for The Fog of Cybersecurity, a talk by Dr. Jessica L. Beyer. This event is from 7-8:30 p.m. in the PUB Quiet Dining Room (9208).
Dr. Jessica L. Beyer

Research Scientist, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, and Technology and Social Change Group, University of Washington

• What are the key factors involved in protecting ourselves against this threat?
• How do we determine where cyber-attacks originate?
• In the absence of knowing the source of a cyber-attack, how do we respond?
• What is the international cybersecurity landscape?

Dr. Beyer’s research explores the political mobilization emerging from highly populated online communities and focuses on actors such as Anonymous and other hacktivists, the Pirate Parties, and digital pirates.  She recently published a book on the subject   Expect Us: Online Communities and Political Mobilization, published in 2014.

Additional support provided by the Center
for Global Studies, Henry M. Jackson School
of International Studies, UW

For more information about Dr. Jessica L. Beyer, visit our biographies page.

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