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Does Wiretapping Make US More Secure?
Friday, February 14, 2014 1:15:00 PM PST - 2:45:00 PM PST
What are the security risks in building wiretapping capabilities into a communications network such as the Internet? Well before Snowden and the NSA revelations made electronic surveillance a national conversation, wiretapping was on Congress's agenda.
Susan will discuss the security risks inherent in wiretapping Internet communications, and the larger question of how a computer scientist --- working as a scientist --- can have an impact on national policy.

Sponsoring Department:  Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)
Lecture Series:   CSE Distinguished Lecture Series


Susan Landau, Google - Senior Staff Privacy Analyst
Author of Surveillance or Security? The Risks Posed by New Wiretapping Technologies, and co-author, of Privacy on the Line: The Politics of Wiretapping and Encryption.

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