DESCRIPTION:   This project will be a hybrid of policy, law and cyber security. Cyber legal policy for the protection of privacy both under domestic and international law. The study will explore the rules and regulations for surveillance under criminal and intelligence legal and policy frameworks and how data is protected. Part of the investigation will focus on different encryption regimes and how social media is confronting obligations to police their networks. The project will also work with the ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security.

IDEAL CANDIDATELaw or policy student with background in privacy, criminal law, international computer law and domestic computer fraud and abuse statutes.

LOCATION: Hybrid – Remote & In-person

PROJECT LEAD/PRINCIPAL INVESTIGATORHarvey Rishikof, JD, Director of Policy and Cyber Security Research, University of Maryland, College Park ‘s Applied Research Laboratory for Intelligence and Security