TLS Founding Faculty Director Jennifer Daskal named Deputy General Counsel (Cyber and Technology) at the Department of Homeland Security.
Please join us in congratulating TLS Founding Faculty Director Jennifer Daskal for her appointment as Deputy General Counsel at the Department of Homeland Security. We will miss her greatly while she is away, but we are excited for all she will bring to DHS and the nation! Professor Jennifer Daskal Named Deputy General Counsel at DHS.
top A grade and #13 ranking for technology law offerings
We are also pleased to announce that PreLaw Magazine has recognized AU WCL with a top A grade and #13 ranking for its technology law offerings. AUWCL Recognized with Top Grades for Diversity Initiatives, International, Trial Ad, and Tech Law.
Chinese Technology Platforms Operating in the United States: Assessing the Threat
Joint Report of the National Security, Technology, and Law Working Group at the Hoover Institution at Stanford University and the Tech, Law & Security Program at American University Washington College of Law.
For more details, Chinese Technology Platforms Operating In The United States.
At the Intersection
4/15/2021 - At the Intersection Converging Crises featuring U.S. Representative Elissa Slotkin (MI-08).
3/18/2021 - At the Intersection Cyber National Security featuring Tom Bossert, President of Trinity Cyber, Inc. and former Homeland Security Advisor to Presidents Bush (43) and Trump.
2/11/2021 - Battling Terrorism Online: When Does Information Sharing and Free Speech Collide? featuring Nick Rasmussen, Executive Director, Global Internet Forum to Counter Terrorism (GIFCT), and David Kaye, Clinical Professor of Law, UC Irvine Law.
1/14/2021 - Speaking Truth to Power featuring Michael Atkinson, former Inspector General of the Intelligence Community
11/12/2020 - Facebook: Content Policy & US2020 featuring Monika Bickert, Vice President of Global Policy Management at Facebook
10/15/2020 - Election Security featuring The Honorable James R. Clapper, Jr., former Director of National Intelligence
Making Space in Cybersecurity
TLS just signed a newly-released pledge, spearheaded by R Street Institute Tatyana Bolton (Managing Senior Fellow, Cybersecurity and Emerging Threats) to help make the cyber field more diverse, equitable, and inclusive. The “Making Space” pledge and initial list of signatories can be found here: Cybersecurity Coalition Pledge: “Making Space”.
Introducing tls new adjunct professor - cybersecurity law, matt bodman
We are excited to welcome Matt Bodman, Dragos Inc. Product Counsel & Privacy Officer, to the TLS family. As our new Adjunct Professor in Cybersecurity, Matt brings 20+ years of valuable experience in the Intelligence Community and the private sector.
TECHNOLOGY, POLICING, AND EARNING THE PUBLIC TRUST SYMPOSIUM
November 20, 2020
1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
The Technology, Law & Security Program (TLS), in partnership with the Criminal Justice Practice & Policy Institute (CJPPI) at the American University Washington College of Law (WCL), American Constitution Society (ACS) WCL Chapter, the Journal of National Security Law and Policy (JNSLP) at Georgetown University, and Future Tense, is pleased to announce the capstone event to its joint Power, Policing and Tech project. RSVP HERE!
DELIGHTED AND HONORED TO BE A RECIPIENT OF THE KNIGHT FOUNDATION GRANT
The Knight Foundation grant will enable us to tackle critically important questions regarding to the roles and responsibilities of players across the Internet ecosystem in responding to harmful content online.
Introducing the Free Speech Project and TLS Speaker Series
The TLS Speaker Series, launched in January 2020, provides an opportunity for WCL students and invited guests to engage with distinguished practitioners.