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Information Security Lecture Series
Sherri Davidoff
No enrollment limit, no advance sign up
Participants welcome at individual sessions (series)
Contact: Sherri Davidoff, W20-557, x3-7788, sipb-iap-lectures@mit.edu
Sponsor: Student Information Processing Board

Leading Change:Charting the Course for the Department of the Navy's IM/IT Transformation
David Wennergren, CIO of the Department of the Navy
The Department of the Navy is in the midst of a dramatic transformation to leverage the power of the "information age." Mr. David Wennergren, Chief Information Officer, will discuss the importance of successfully addressing change management as a part of this digital revolution, offering insights on challenges and lessons learned in dealing with cultural change and aligning the work of large, decentralized organizations.
Thu Jan 19, 07:30-09:00pm, 4-237

Law Enforcement & Corporate IT - Convergence and Conflict
Detective Lieutenant John J. McLean
Law enforcement must be technically and tactically prepared to respond to criminal activity in a legally sound and efficient manner. Corporations must protect their assets with solid business continuity plans and proper protocols and notifications. This lecture will discuss these positions, with an emphasis on practical security measures and enforcement approaches that are based on the principle of "community policing".
Thu Jan 26, 07:30-09:00pm, 4-237

Anonymous Communications for Crypto Geeks, the U.S. Department of Defense, and You.
Nick Mathewson and Roger Dingledine
First half: Introduction to the theory and designs that make anonymity networks work, and a discussion of the technical choices from the earliest designs of the 1980s to today.
Second half: Experiences deploying anonymity, including backing, adoption, law enforcement issues, abuse, anti-abuse measures, usability, co-existing with other systems, censorious governments, and creating incentives for people to help privacy.
Thu Feb 2, 07:30-09:30pm, 4-237
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