Promoting Cyber Security

Visitors representing seven countries will examine issues concerning cyber security risk management, ways to educate data protection, and strategies to collaborate and to counter cyber threats. International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) Each year, over 300 professionals from around the world visit Northeast Ohio through IVLP. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, these visitors have […]

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The Multi-Stakeholder Model of Cyber Space

Cleveland is home to a robust information and communications infrastructure and cyber security safeguards. For instance, InfraGard, a national Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) program, began at the Cleveland Field Office in 1996. Over the course of two days, delegates from Vietnam will explore such public-private information sharing initiatives such as InfraGard along with other […]

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Understanding Cyber Security: Why We Shouldn’t Divorce Cyber Security from Physical Security

Cleveland Committee on Foreign Relations events are for CCFR members only. As cyber attacks remain on the rise, the need to understand cyber security and how to mitigate cyber warfare has become increasingly critical for economic and national security interests worldwide. Scott Stewart, Vice President of Tactical Analysis for Stratfor, a geopolitical intelligence firm, will discuss […]

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Happy Dog Takes on the World: Cyber Security

The frequency of cyber attacks across the globe has increased significantly in recent years. Investigations into Russian efforts to influence the recent U.S. presidential election are still ongoing and similar hackings occurred during France’s last election cycle. Within the past couple of months, computer systems stretching from Britain’s public health system to Russia’s Interior Ministry were […]

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Internet Governance and Cyber Security

Cyber attacks have emerged as a serious threat to the national security of countries throughout the world, including countries on the continent of Asia and Oceania. Five international participants from Malaysia, People’s Republic of China, the Philippines, Thailand, and Vietnam are scheduled to visit Cleveland for a cyber security program in February this year. Cleveland […]

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Episode 13: U.S. Cyber Security and Intelligence

Guest: Jennifer Sims Jennifer Sims is a consultant on intelligence and homeland security for private corporations and the U.S. government, a member of the Senior Advisory Group to the Director of National Intelligence, as well as Senior Fellow with the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Sims explored the complex world of U.S. cyber security, intelligence […]

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Spotlight on Turkey

Cleveland Council on World Affairs Presents: A Foreign Policy Forum  Sinan Ciddi is a Visiting Assistant Professor at Georgetown University, serves as the Executive Director of the Institute of Turkish Studies at Georgetown and is an expert on Turkish domestic politics and foreign policy. Ciddi will explore the current political atmosphere in Turkey following the attempted […]

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U.S. Intelligence and Cyber Security

Cleveland Council on World Affairs Presents: A Foreign Policy Forum  Jennifer Sims is a consultant on intelligence and homeland security for private corporations and the U.S. government, a member of the Senior Advisory Group to the Director of National Intelligence, as well as Senior Fellow with the Chicago Council on Global Affairs. Sims will explore […]

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Data Privacy and Protection

The Cleveland Council on World Affairs welcomes visitors from Europe this April for the program “Data Privacy and Protection in the United States.”  The visitors’ experience in Cleveland will illuminate the function of data privacy in public-private partnerships, the roles and responsibilities of the private sector in data security, and the interaction between data protection […]

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Cyber Security and Government Interoperability

Cyber security has become one of the most essential components of protection for economic and national security interests worldwide. Both the United States and Europe share a common necessity of protecting these systems in order to maintain the resilience and reliability of critical infrastructure and key resources. In order to protect and ensure sufficient cyber security, information […]

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