Cybersecurity Research

February 3, 2011 • 5:00 – 6:30 pm EST

Please join us for a roundtable discussion with Rob Deibert on cybersecurity research, threat identification, and cyber espionage. Lunch will be provided.  Please RSVP to Katrina Timlin at or at (202) 775-3158.

Ron Deibert is a co-founder and a principal investigator of the OpenNet Initiative and Information Warfare Monitor projects. He was one of the authors of the Tracking Ghostnet report that documented an alleged cyber-espionage network affecting over 1200 computers in 103 countries, and the Shadows in the Cloud report, which analyzed a cloud-based espionage network. He has been a consultant and advisor to governments, international organizations, and civil society on issues relating to Internet censorship, surveillance and information warfare. He was awarded the University of Toronto Outstanding Teaching Award (2002) and the Northrop Frye Distinguished Teaching and Research Award (2002), and was a Ford Foundation research scholar of Information and communication technologies (2002-2004).


This discussion is made possible through the generous support of the Embassy of Canada.

James Andrew Lewis
Senior Vice President; Pritzker Chair; and Director, Strategic Technologies Program