CISTP News and Events

News Items

  • Regulating Genetic Research and Applications

    August 10, 2016

    A short commentary piece by Dr. Margaret Kosal on “Regulating genetic research and applications” related to biosecurity and CRISPR-Cas9 type systems was published in the Summer 2016 issue of the journal “Issues in Science and Technology,” as part of their series on issues at the intersection of technology and policy.

  • CEOs Attend Inaugural Georgia Tech Cybersecurity Leadership Certificate Program presented

    August 10, 2016

    The Georgia Tech Cybersecurity Leadership Certificate Program was presented under the guidance of Admiral James A. Winnefeld, Jr., former Vice Chair of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, retired. This intensive, four-day program addressed cybersecurity risks and the technology, policy, legal, and human dimensions that senior executives need to master to proactively manage, evaluate, and respond to cybersecurity threats. In addition to engaging lectures for Georgia Tech experts, the program also included presentations from industry and government leaders, a tour of a security operations center, and a table top scenario exercise.

  • Clinton Accused of Aiding Moscow Push for 'Russian Silicon Valley'

    August 10, 2016

    A 2010 program headed by then-secretary of state Hillary Clinton to help Moscow develop a “Russian Silicon Valley” may instead have drawn some of America’s biggest tech companies into “industrial espionage” – even advancing the country’s military and spying operations, according to a new report by Clinton critic Peter Schweizer’s Government Accountability Institute. Fox News discussed the report with Margaret E. Kosal, an Associate Professor at Georgia Tech’s Sam Nunn School of International Affairs.

  • POSSE Emerging Technologies and Strategic Stability Workshop

    July 6, 2016

    On June 2-4, 2016, the Program on Strategic Stability Evaluation (POSSE) hosted a workshop in Washington, D.C. that brought together promising academics from across the globe to analyze alternative theoretical frameworks and methodologies appropriate to advancing POSSE’s shift towards understanding the strategic implications of emerging technologies against the shadow of lingering but variable nuclear salience across different regions of the globe. Topics discussed during the two day workshop included Cyber, Survivability, Escalation, Arms Control, and Signaling.

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