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Watch: A public policy lens on the hacker conferences

Join the Atlantic Council's Cyber Statecraft Initiative and Passcode on Wednesday, August 10 for a discussion aiming to bridge the gap between famed hacker conferences in Las Vegas and Washington policy makers.

Passcode is proud to serve as the sole media partner for the Cyber Risk series with the Atlantic Council's Cyber Statecraft Initiative. Please join us on Wednesday, August 10 from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. for a live panel discussion.

In August, top hackers, academics, journalists, and government representatives flock to Las Vegas for a series of famed cybersecurity conferences. During this "Hacker Summer Camp," DC Twitter feeds flood with the events' findings, which will undoubtedly have powerful implications for national and international cybersecurity policy. There is be a sizeable gap, though, between hackers' technical solutions and policymakers' ability to directly translate them into broader outcomes.

This Cyber Risk Wednesday, the Cyber Statecraft Initiative will break down the issues with the help of benevolent hackers. The panel will bridge the gap between Las Vegas and Washington, providing a layer of translation for policymakers to understand the significance, urgency, and response options to the flood of technical information coming from DEF CON, Black Hat, and BSides Las Vegas.

A conversation with:

Lorrie Faith Cranor
Chief Technologist, Federal Trade Commission
@lorrietweet

Jason Healey
Senior Research Scholar, School of International and Public Affairs Columbia University
@Jason_Healey

Beau Woods
Deputy Director, Cyber Statecraft Initiative, Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security, Atlantic Council
@beauwoods

Cris Thomas (aka Space Rogue)
Strategist, Tenable Network Security
@spacerog

Join the conversation on twitter with #ACCyber and follow us @CSMPasscode and @ACScowcroftSign up for Passcode's weekly emails at www.csmpasscode.com.

ABOUT THE CYBER STATECRAFT INITIATIVE

Through global engagement and thought leadership, the Atlantic Council's Cyber Statecraft Initiative focuses on international cooperation, competition, and conflict in cyberspace.

One of the Initiative's main areas of emphasis is to bring together the new field of cyber statecraft with traditional national security and international relations to  make progress on the many issues vexing the US and other governments.

Click here to learn more.

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