IEEE CS Webinar on Future of Internet Wiretapping

Cybersecurity expert Susan Landau, co-author of a recent IEEE Security & Privacy article on expanding the US Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act (CALEA) from digital telephone networks to emerging IP-based communications, will discuss the Future of Wiretapping during an IEEE Computer Society instant webinar at 10 a.m. PDT/1 p.m. EDT on Tuesday 4 June.

Register now to hear how mobile IP-based communications and changes in technologies are becoming a concern for law enforcement, which is seeking to extend current wiretap design requirements to IP networks. Landau and Steven M. Bellovin, Matt Blaze, Sandy Clark, co-authors of the Security & Privacy article "Going Bright: Enabling Legally Authorized Wiretapping While Securing Communications Infrastructure," contend that such an extension would create considerable security risks as well as seriously harm innovation. The extension has also been the subject of recent news reports and a New York Times editorial.

Landau is well recognized for her work in the areas of cybersecurity, privacy, and public policy. She was a Distinguished Engineer at Sun Microsystems, and has been a faculty member at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst and Wesleyan University. She has also held visiting positions at Harvard, Cornell, and Yale universities, and the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute. Landau is the author of Surveillance or Security? The Risks Posed by New Wiretapping Technologies (MIT Press, 2011), and co-author, with Whitfield Diffie, of Privacy on the Line: The Politics of Wiretapping and Encryption (MIT Press, 1998, rev. ed. 2007).

She has testified to US Congress on wiretapping and cybersecurity issues, and has briefed legislators in Europe and the US on various cybersecurity concerns, including encrytption, surveillance, and digital-rights management. Landau serves on the Computer Science Telecommunications Board of the National Research Council, and has been a member of the advisory committee for the National Science Foundation's Directorate for Computer and Information Science and Engineering, the Commission on Cyber Security for the 44th Presidency, and on NIST's Information Security and Privacy Advisory Board

About the IEEE Computer Society
The IEEE Computer Society is the world's leading computing membership organization and the trusted information and career-development source for a global workforce of technology leaders including: professors, researchers, software engineers, IT professionals, employers, and students. The unmatched source for information technology training, inspiration, and collaboration, the IEEE Computer Society is the source that computing professionals trust to provide high-quality, state-of-the-art information on an on-demand basis. The Computer Society provides a wide range of forums for top minds to come together, including technical conferences, publications, and a comprehensive digital library online, unique training webinars, professional training - e-learning courses, and a Corporate Affiliate Program to help organizations increase their staff's technical knowledge and expertise. To find out more about the community for technology leaders, visit

Contact Information
Media Contact:
Margo McCall :
Corporate Communications Manager
mmccall ( @ ) computer dot org
(714) 816-2182 (office)
(714) 822-9253 (mobile)
Related Links - computer science software engineering , careers in computer technology


Contact Details

Company Name: Ieee Computer Society
Issued By: Margo McCall
Phone: 714-816-2182
Address: 2001 L Street N.W., Suite 700, Washington, DC 20036-4928
City: .
State: .
Zip: .
Country: United States
Website: Visit the website

Keywords : IEEE CS Webinar, Future, Internet, Wiretapping,

by Margo McCall (few years ago!)

Latest Press Releases

Heart Health Products Market Key Players, Size, Share, Demand and Research Report 2022

Latest information about Ugc Net Jrf Exam

Equity Research Report Ways2Capital 26 March 2018

Peeling and Dry Male Organ Skin: What it Means

Dudhsagar waterfalls Tour Open for Tourist in 2018

Global Virtual Reality Market by Product Type, by Manufacturing Process: Global Trend Analysi..

Viscosupplementation Market is projected to register a healthy CAGR of 5.1% during 2016-2026.

Dr. Dror Paley Expands His Team at the Paley Orthopedic & Spine Institute

Asia Pacific Congress on Probiotics, Prebiotics and Nutrition

Agricultural Biotechnology Market by Type and Size Industry Report 2016–2021

Remove this press release ?

Due to extra work required to remove the press-releases we have started charging $1.99 for press release removal.

Your press release will be removed in 24 hours, once the payment has been received.

Search Press Release
e.g. Business, Computer, etc.