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What and Who
Title:Cybersecurity and civil liberties - how the new U.S. government will approach cyber threats
Speaker:Timothy H. Edgar
coming from:Watson Institute of Brown University
Speakers Bio:Timothy H. Edgar is the author of Beyond Snowden: Privacy, Mass Surveillance and the Struggle to Reform the

NSA (forthcoming 2017). He served under President Obama from 2009 to 2010 as the first director of
privacy and civil liberties for the White House National Security Staff, focusing on cyber security, open government, and
data privacy initiatives.

From 2006 to 2009, he was the first deputy for civil liberties for the director of national intelligence, reviewing new
surveillance authorities, the terrorist watchlist, and other sensitive programs. He holds a JD from Harvard Law School,
where he served on the Harvard Law Review, and an AB from Dartmouth College.

For further information:

The talk is made possible through the support of the Embassy of the United States of America and the Deutsch-
Amerikanisches Institut Saarbruecken

Event Type:CISPA Distinguished Lecture Series
Visibility:D1, D2, D3, D4, D5, SWS, RG1, MMCI
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Level:Public Audience
Date, Time and Location
Date:Tuesday, 21 February 2017
Duration:60 Minutes
Building:E9 1
Name(s):Andrea Ruffing
EMail:--email address not disclosed on the web
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  • Uwe Brahm, 02/21/2017 02:30 PM
  • Andrea Ruffing, 02/15/2017 03:25 PM -- Created document.