Events

Why Cybersecurity is So Difficult

Seminar / Lecture
 
For NYU Community

Hosted by Jonathan Zittrain, Bemis Professor of Law and Professor of Computer Science, Harvard University

Part of NYU's Security Research Seminar.

Jonathan Zittrain is the George Bemis Professor of Law at Harvard Law School and the Harvard Kennedy School of Government, Professor of Computer Science at the Harvard School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Vice Dean for Library and Information Resources at the Harvard Law School Library, and co-founder of the Berkman Center for Internet & Society.  His research interests include battles for control of digital property and content, cryptography, electronic privacy, the roles of intermediaries within Internet architecture, human computing, and the useful and unobtrusive deployment of technology in education.

The seminar on security and information technology addresses a variety of perspectives on security in a digital age, including security of information and software, computer networks, cyber-physical systems and infrastructure and will include discussions about national as well as international cybersecurity law and policy. The seminar is a collaboration of the Information Law Institute, the Center on Law and Security at NYU School of Law, the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies in Security and Privacy at NYU Polytechnic School of Engineering, and Steinhardt’s Department of Media, Culture and Communication.