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Cybersecurity legal and policy issues to be subject of March 31 conference

On March 31, experts from Capitol Hill, the corporate sector and academia will gather to discuss international cybersecurity law and policy issues at the “Cybersecurity and National Defense: Building a Public-Private Partnership” conference. Organized by the School of Law’s Dean Rusk Center for International Law and Policy, the conference will begin at 9 a.m. in the Larry Walker Room of Dean Rusk Hall. Admission to the conference is free, but registration is required.

Co-sponsored by UGA’s School of Public and International Affairs, specific topics to be addressed include national security risks that cyber issues present both to the public and private sectors and potential collaboration between government and the corporate world to minimize cyber threats.

Panelists will include Quentin E. Hodgson, chief of staff for cyber policy at the U.S. Department of Defense; Jamil N. Jaffer, Republican chief counsel and senior adviser to the U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations; Clete D. Johnson, chief counsel for cybersecurity at the Federal Communications Commission; Andrea M. Matwyshyn, an assistant professor at the University of Pennsylvania Wharton School; and Adam Golodner, director of global security and technology policy at Cisco Systems.

To register or for more information, visit or contact Laura Kagel at 706-542-5141 or