Inaugural cohort includes 24 renowned Pitt faculty from the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, School of Computing and Information, School of Medicine, Department of Political Science, School of Arts and Sciences and School of Law.
The American Bar Association Standing Committee on Law and National Security , New America, and Pitt Cyber hosted a discussion of the widening gap between coding and codes. Founding Director of Pitt Cyber and Former US Attorney David Hickton, known for his groundbreaking cybercrime and cyber espionage indictments, shared his view from the front lines of enforcing existing laws, before an expert panel discussed the issues raised.
Pitt Cyber provides a unique interdisciplinary environment for tackling cyber challenges. We bring the breadth of one of the world’s leading public research universities to bear on the critical questions of networks, data, and algorithms, with a focus on the ever-changing gaps among law, policy, and technology. Our collective of legal, policy, and technical researchers engages with policymakers and industry to create both actionable proposals to address current demands and fundamental insights to understand the future as it arrives.
Congratulations to Kiersten Todt for being named one of 2017’s most influential people in security by Security Magazine!
More than 200 high school students attended the AFA CyberCamp at Pitt last month.
Miss the AFA CyberCamp? Consider the Cyber Patriot National Youth Cyber Defence Competition for middle- and high-school students.
David J. Hickton, former United States Attorney for the Western District of Pennsylvania, has been an advocate for cybersecurity vigilance, as well as the development of methods to defend the nation’s systems infrastructure.