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Cybersecurity: What The Snowden Case Means For You

Aug 14, 2013

Officials worldwide are examining cybersecurity in wake of Edward Snowden's leak of classified information about surveillance by United States officials.
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The NSA’s monitoring programs are no secret anymore. But assuming you’re not someone with nefarious plans for national security, what does that mean for  online privacy?

Prof. David Fidler is an expert on cybersecurity.
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In the first part of Thursday's Up to Date, we talk cybersecurity with expert David Fidler about how governments are responding, the long-term fallout from the Snowden case, and how far the U.S. needs to go when it comes to ferreting out the terrorists among us.

You can read more of David Fidler's work on the Arms Control Blog.

HEAR MORE: David Fidler speaks this evening at 7 at the UMKC Law School Courtroom, 500 E. 52nd Street, Kansas City, Mo. The talk is free for current IRC members; $15 for non-members. Click here for more information.

Prof. David Fidler is a Fellow at the Indiana University Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research. He is also a member of the Executive Committee of the American Society of International Law's Interest Group on International Law and Technology. He has served as an international legal consultant to the World Bank (on foreign investment in Palestine), the World Health Organization and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (on global health issues), the U.S. Department of Defense's Defense Science Board (on bioterrorism) and the Scientists Working Group on Biological and Chemical Weapons of the Center for Arms Control and Non-Proliferation.