July 21, 2014

Report Release: Reducing the National Security Risks of America’s Cyber Dependencies

Today, the Center for a New American Security (CNAS) released a new report titled "Surviving on a Diet of Poisoned Fruit: Reducing the National Security Risks of America’s Cyber Dependencies" by the Honorable Richard Danzig with key insights about how to improve U.S. national security policymaking to address cyber insecurity. In the report, the author examines existing information technology security weaknesses and provides nine specific recommendations for the U.S. government and others to cope with these insecurities. 

Today at 4 p.m., CNAS will hold an event today discussing key proposals for U.S. government responses to cyber insecurity in the report.
This event will feature:

Comments on the Report's Findings by
Dan Kaufman
Director of the Information Innovation Office, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) 

An Expert Panel Discussion on the Report by
Mike Walker
Program Manager at the Information Innovation Office, DARPA

Melissa Hathaway
President of Hathaway Global Strategies, LLC; former Cyber Coordination Executive and Director of the Joint Interagency Cyber Task Force; and former Acting Senior Director for Cyberspace at the National Security Council

Gary McGraw
Chief Technology Officer, Cigital 

Moderated by Ben FitzGerald
Director of the Technology & National Security Program at CNAS

A Response to the Expert Discussion by 
The Honorable Richard Danzig
Board Member of CNAS and Vice Chair of the Board of Trustees of The RAND Corporation

Date & Time
Monday, July 21
4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

American Association for the Advancement of Science Auditorium
1200 New York Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20005

Registration is now closed, but you can watch the event live at http://www.cnas.org/live.


  • Richard Danzig

    Adjunct Senior Fellow, Senior Advisor, Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory

    Richard Danzig’s primary activities in recent years have been as a consultant to U.S. Intelligence Agencies and the Department of Defense on national security issues. He is a ...