The field of cybersecurity has evolved far past its original roots as a discipline focused exclusively on protecting computer systems. As just about anyone who works in the industry knows, a career in cybersecurity today requires knowledge about physical systems, human behavior, and business strategy, as well as many other elements beyond simply bits and bytes. The work at Purdue University’s Center for Education and Research in Information Assurance and Security (CERIAS) is a true example of the scale and breadth of security research in 2020, says managing director Joel Rasmus.
ACM’s global Technology Policy Council sets the agenda for ACM’s global policy activities and serves as the central convening point for ACM’s interactions with government organizations, the computing community, and the public in all matters of public policy related to computing and information technology. The Council’s members are drawn from ACM’s global membership. It coordinates the activities of ACM’s regional technology policy groups and sets the agenda for global initiatives to address evolving technology policy issues. (https://www.acm.org/public-policy/tpc)
MP3: http://podcast.c-span.org/podcast/WT20200205.mp3 (interview begins at 33:45)