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March 21, 2013.. International Challenges and Opportunities: Law and Policy on Cybersecurity

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 International Challenges and Opportunities:  Law and Policy on Cybersecurity  

Please join the George Washington University Cybersecurity Initiative and the George Washington University Law School on March 21st for a conversation with leading subject matter experts on "International Challenges and Opportunities:  Law and Policy on Cybersecurity". Panelists will share thoughts on the best means and mechanisms for addressing gaps and shortfalls, from a range of perspectives -- U.S. and international, both public and private sector.

Graduate and undergraduate students in all disciplines are welcome, and encouraged to share their ideas and reactions.
Scott Charney  
Corporate Vice President,  
Trustworthy Computing, Microsoft 
 Ambassador, Embassy of Estonia
Christopher Painter
Coordinator for Cyber Issues, U.S. Department of State 

  Moderated by:   
  Frank J. Cilluffo  
 Director, Homeland Security Policy Institute 

Thursday, March 21st, 2013
3:30 pm until 5:00 pm 
 Reception to follow  

The George Washington University
Elliott School of International Affairs 
Seventh Floor | City View Room  
1957 E Street, NW
Washington, DC 20052 | Map It

Speaker Biographies:     

Scott Charney
is Corporate Vice President for Microsoft's Trustworthy Computing Group. Mr. Charney is responsible for a range of corporate programs that influence the security, privacy, and reliability of Microsoft's products, services, and internal networks. He also manages the Engineering Excellence Team, a group focused on promoting best-of-breed engineering practices and ensuring compliance with Microsoft's mandatory engineering policies. More 
Jason Healey is the director  
of the Cyber Statecraft Initiative of the Atlantic Council, focusing on international cooperation, competition and conflict in cyberspace. He also is a board member (and former executive director) of the Cyber Conflict Studies Association and lecturer in cyber policy at Georgetown University. He co-authored the book Cyber Security Policy Guidebook by Wiley and he is the editor for the first book ever on cyber conflict history (due in 2013). His ideas on cyber topics have been widely published in dozens of articles and essays published by the National Research Council; academic journals such as from Brown and Georgetown Universities; the Aspen Strategy Group and various think tanks. More 
    Marina Kaljurdand, Estonian Embassy
Marina Kaljurand
became Ambassador of Estonia to the United States on September 6, 2011.  Previous to this post she served as Undersecretary for Foreign Economic Relations and Development Aid in Estonia (2008-2011), non-resident Ambassador to the Republic of Kazakhstan (2007-2011), Ambassador to the Russian Federation (2005-2008), and Ambassador to Israel (2004-2006). Kaljurand also held the positions of Counselor at the Estonian Embassy in Helsinki, Undersecretary for Legal and Consular Affairs, Director General of Legal Department, Director of International Treaties Division, and 3rd Secretary of the Press and Information Department. More 

Christopher Painter, DoS Christopher Painter has been on the vanguard of cyber issues for twenty years. Most recently, Mr. Painter served in the White House as Senior Director for Cybersecurity Policy in the National Security Staff. During his two years at the White House, Mr. Painter was a senior member of the team that conducted the President's Cyberspace Policy Review and subsequently served as Acting Cybersecurity Coordinator. He coordinated the development of a forthcoming international strategy for cyberspace and chaired high-level interagency groups devoted to international and other cyber issues.More   

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