"Cyber Security Today: A United States Perspective"
September 19, 2012
Author: Melissa Hathaway, Senior Advisor, Explorations in Cyber International Relations
Belfer Center Programs or Projects: Explorations in Cyber International Relations; Information and Communications Technology and Public Policy; Science, Technology, and Public Policy
On 19 September 2012, the International Relations and Security Network and Center for Security Studies hosted a presentation by Ms. Melissa Hathaway, the former Acting Senior Director for Cyberspace at the United States' National Security Council and a senior advisor to Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama on cyber security issues.
In the following video, Ms. Hathaway describes her role in helping to develop recent U.S. cyber security strategy, the threats and challenges that still exist in the cyber realm, and the "five areas of tension" found in government bureaucracies and the private sector that complicate the development of coherent and effective cyber security policies.
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