Previous Webinars & Events


 

CSPRI Discussion: Blockchain Capabilities for Disaster Risk Reduction Management - Part 6

June 15, 2021
In Webinar 6 of the series, we take stock of the breadth of important findings and results gleaned from the prior five webinars (both presentations and discussion), and provide the expanding and global participant stakeholders a suggested plan for activities over the remainder of 2021.

CSPRI Webinar: Colonial and DC MPD Hacks

June 08, 2021
Discussion on why ransom hacks are on the rise as the panelists explored the topic with a focus on the disruptive business impact of cyber breaches, particularly based on recent Colonial and DC MPD hacks. The aim of the talk is to create awareness about cybercrime prevention strategies, research and policies, and suggest practical directions for improving defenses and mitigating ransomware attacks.

Closing the Gap Women Veterans > Cybersecurity Careers

May 25, 2021
Closing the Gap: A DoD Conference on Re-entry for Women Veterans into Cybersecurity Careers addressed two crucial needs: To fill the exponentially growing cybersecurity talent gap in the U.S., and to harness the potential of female U.S. veterans to fill the gap. 

CSPRI Discussion: Blockchain Capabilities for Disaster Risk Reduction Management - Part 5

May 18, 2021
CSPRI continues its webinar series on the intersect of blockchain and disaster risk reduction, which is a discipline primarily focused on delivering operational activities on the ground ahead of, during and after man-made or natural disasters. Webinar 5 addresses the intersection of Policy and Science as relates to Blockchain and Disaster Risk Reduction. Global opportunities for vaccination distribution across Latin America are explored, as well as for increasing the dialogue in Eastern Europe and Asia. 

CSPRI Discussion: Blockchain Capabilities for Disaster Risk Reduction Management - Part 4

April 20, 2021
CSPRI continues its webinar series on the intersect of blockchain and disaster risk reduction, which is a discipline primarily focused on delivering operational activities on the ground ahead of, during and after man-made or natural disasters. Webinar 4 addresses the health sector using experiences from Latin America. In addition, events impacting our community of interest (COE) will be discussed, and new ideas solicited. Come prepared!

CSPRI Webinar: Building Cybersecurity Resilience

March 25, 2021
This discussion will outline the current status of the Commission's work and consider what other steps are required to advance cybersecurity resilience in the U.S.

CSPRI Discussion: Blockchain Capabilities for Disaster Risk Reduction Management - Part 3

March 09, 2021
This webinar addresses incentives and barriers that face scientists on both sides of the issue, i.e., blockchain and disaster risk reduction.

CSPRI Discussion: Blockchain Capabilities for Disaster Risk Reduction Management - Part 2

January 26, 2021
This presentation aims to explore how blockchain technologies can change the relationships between actors in supply chains. The presentation will highlight the role that blockchain may have regarding critical process for the COVID-19 vaccination supply chain.

CSPRI Discussion: Blockchain Capabilities for Disaster Risk Reduction Management - Part 1

December 16, 2020
Join this international discussion on the applied research being conducted by CSPRI and a team of researchers through Frontiers, the leading Open Access Publisher and Open Science Platform.

Webinar: According to Shakespeare, "Every Cloud Engenders Not a Storm"

November 23, 2020
Our three speakers will examine cloud computing from different vantage points in a moderated discussion.  

Closing the Gap: DoD Conference on Re-Entry for Women Veterans into Cybersecurity Careers

November 04, 2020
Through a DoD grant awarded to The George Washington University Centers for Cyber Security and Privacy Research (CSPRI) and Women in Engineering (WiE), a virtual conference is being designed to help women veterans enter the cybersecurity workforce.

CyberMED 2020: Cybersecurity Informed Consent - a New Paradigm

September 09, 2020
The CyberMed Summit is a symposium focused on challenges in healthcare cybersecurity featuring notable voices in public policy, security research, healthcare delivery, and medical device manufacturing, with a particular emphasis on the clinical ramifications of cybersecurity vulnerabilities. 

NIST AI Series: Bias in AI Workshop

August 18, 2020
A virtual event to develop a shared understanding of bias in AI, what it is, and how to measure it.

CSPRI Webinar: The Benefits of a Diverse Cybersecurity Workforce

May 21, 2020
In this webinar Sharon shares her story about entering the cybersecurity field with no formal cybersecurity or computer science education, the mentors who helped her and why that is an important part of diversity. She will discuss closing the gap in open positions by seeing diversity as an advantage and how to create strong cybersecurity professionals and teams through diversity.

CSPRI Webinar: Case Study of World's largest Cyber-Heist at Central Bank of Bangladesh

April 16, 2020
The Central bank of Bangladesh was subject to a cyber-attack in 2016, which saw $101-million stolen from Bangladesh central bank's dollar account at the Federal Reserve Bank and is now considered the largest cyber-heist in history.

DoD’s Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) and The Risk Management Framework (RMF) in support of government agencies

March 26, 2020
Mr. Jaber will provide an overview of both the new Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) and the Risk Management Framework (RMF) currently leveraged by Department of Defense (DoD) contractors in support of cyber security efforts.

CSPRI Webinar: Building Cybersecurity Resilience

March 25, 2020
This discussion will outline the current status of the Commission's work and consider what other steps are required to advance cybersecurity resilience in the U.S. 

Leveraging the Cloud to Automate Threat Detection, Hunting and Mitigation Using Frameworks like the NIST CSF and MITRE ATT&CK

February 20, 2020

The ability to deliver advanced cyber-attacks, once the domain of nation states, has been democratized and are now pervasive.

Blockchain Technologies and Applications: Concept, Initiatives, Status, Problems, and Potential Solutions

February 19, 2020

Blockchain technologies and their applications are very popular, but in the last several years there are also many problems and obstacles for their broader adoption.

Cybersecurity for Connected and Automated Vehicles

November 21, 2019
The presenter will provide an overview of threat and attack surfaces affecting past, present, and future connected and automated vehicles.

The Journey to Rational Cybersecurity

October 17, 2019

Cybersecurity is in chaos. Despite increased spending, organizations keep exposing known vulnerabilities. Attackers keep penetrating defenses all too easily.

Opportunities to Get Involved in the Blockchain and Ethereum Community

May 16, 2019
Tom Hay, Consensys Academy - CSPRI Presentation

IoT Security and TRUSTICA Framework

April 18, 2019

The intent of this and future Cyber Security and Privacy Research Institute (CSPRI) lunches is to provide glimpses of the vibrant security and privacy private sector in the Washington region to GW

NovaInfosec Meetup

May 18, 2017

May 18, 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Lost Rhino Brewing Co.,
21730 Red Rum Drive #142,
Ashburn, VA, 20147.

Ransomware: Understanding the Threat and Exploring Solutions

May 18, 2017

Date: Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Time: 03:00 PM
Location: Dirksen Senate Office Building 226
Presiding: Chairman Graham

Smartphones Issues and Data in Apps and the Cloud…or your Next Level of Evidence

March 21, 2017
Our presentation will center around the current state of application security; we will delve into new research of application security practices at over 75 companies.

Cybersecurity Law Institute

May 26, 2016

May 25-26, 2016
Georgetown University Law Center
Hart Auditorium, McDonough Hall

CharmSec Meetup

May 19, 2016

May 19, 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
 Little Havana,
1325 Key Highway
Baltimore, MD, 21230.
More information.

ISSA NoVa Meetup: Systems Security Engineering, The Path to More Trustworthy and Resilient Systems

May 19, 2016

May 19, 5:30 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Marymount University
2807 N, Glebe Road
Arlington, VA, 22207

How can we enable privacy in an age of big data analytics?

May 19, 2016

May 19, 12 noon - 1 pm
National Science Foundation, Stafford I, Room 110.
More information

Broader Implications of Apple vs. the FBI for Cyber Security and Privacy

March 24, 2016

In a GW University Seminar on Internet Freedom and Governance, CSPRI hosted experts in law, policy and academia to discuss the implications of the ongoing Apple v.

Is America Ready to Vote on the Internet?

May 16, 2014

There are at least two major forces tugging at the success of new, modern electronic systems that will take advantage of all society knows about technology.  One is the desire for an easy syst

Legal and Technical Implications of Recent and Future Data Breaches

April 18, 2014

Recently Master Card and Visa announced a data breach at one of their payment processor companies that compromised 1.5 million credit card numbers and associated information.

Developing the Cyber Security Workforce - Different Perspectives

March 12, 2014
Viewpoint 1: We Need Lots of People, Chosen and Developed Properly Viewpoint 2: A Human in the Loop May Not be a Failsafe but a Liability

The Cyber Domain: Global Digital Commons or Free Fire Zone?

February 23, 2014
Gen. Michael Hayden (Ret.), Former Director of the CIA and Former Director of the NSA.

The End of K Street Deals?: Is Netizen Direct Lobbying the New Norm?

February 15, 2014

Wikipedia and other Web sites “went dark” and Google covered up its logo with a big black “censored” rectangle on January 18, 2012 to protest the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) and the Protect Intel

What GW (and Other Universities) Don't Teach You About Medical Record Cyber Security and Privacy

February 12, 2014

nformation security in the health care industry has almost always been viewed as an impediment to productivity.

Resolved: The Internet's Domain Name System (DNS) Should Be Utilized to Try to Control Bad Behavior Such as Copyright and Trademark Infringement

January 25, 2014
On December 13, 2013 the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) approved an influential Recommendation on Principles for Internet Policy Making