Carnegie Mellon Hosts Cybersecurity Brainstorming Series in Washington, D.C.


October 3, 2001

Carnegie Mellon joins the Washington D.C.-based AEI-Brookings Joint Center on Regulatory Affairs to host an invitation only brainstorming series for leading policy makers and technologists about shaping the national strategy for cybersecurity. The series will begin Oct. 4 with Alan Paller, research director for the System Administration, Networking and Security Institute and Capt. Marcus Sachs of the Department of Defense Joint Task Force Computer Network Operations. They will lead the discussion about emerging threats to cybersecurity. Heinz School Dean Jeffrey Hunker, formerly the National Security Council Senior Director for Critical Infrastructure under the Clinton Administration, will be the series moderator. The series is scheduled to run through June 2002.