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Center for Applied Cybersecurity Research

IU expert: NSA's anti-encryption efforts compromise U.S. security

Fred H. Cate

U.S. National Security Agency efforts to overcome encryption of online data weaken American security, undermine the government's duty to protect its own cyberinfrastructure and suggest intelligence agencies may not be cooperating at nearly the levels they promised to in a post-9/11 world, says Indiana University legal and cybersecurity expert Fred H. Cate. Full Story >>

Panel of Indiana University experts to discuss Edward Snowden, NSA monitoring

Top Secret

Experts on foreign affairs, cybersecurity, military intelligence, diplomatic history and related topics will gather this week at Indiana University Bloomington to discuss the classified documents released by Edward Snowden and their implications for national security. "Can You Hear Me Now? A Panel Discussion on Edward Snowden and the NSA Surveillance Program" will take place at 5:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 6, in room 123 of the IU Maurer School of Law, 211 S. Indiana Ave. Full Story >>

'Black budget' shows massive bureaucracy, misplaced priorities, IU expert says

Classified budget figures and successes and failures by American intelligence agencies, exposed for the first time this week by The Washington Post, show a massive bureaucracy with misplaced priorities, according to an Indiana University cybersecurity and privacy expert Fred H. Cate. Full Story >>

Professors call data collection under Verizon order illegal, dangerous in Supreme Court brief

Fred H. Cate

Leading professors of privacy and surveillance law today urged the U.S. Supreme Court to overturn the secret order of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court authorizing the NSA to collect "all call detail records or 'telephony metadata' created by Verizon," including calls wholly within the U.S. and calls between the U.S. and abroad. Full Story >>

IU's Fred Cate: XKeyscore shows how out of touch NSA is with law, public sentiment

The disclosure today by the Guardian newspaper of another NSA surveillance program is only the most recent in a series of revelation suggesting how out of touch the National Security Agency is with U.S. law and with public sentiment about privacy and its protection, according to an Indiana University cybersecurity and privacy expert. Full Story >>

IU expert: Surveillance programs trampling Fourth Amendment

As Americans spend a long holiday weekend celebrating the birth of the United States, one Indiana University privacy expert believes recent disclosures about widespread government surveillance programs signal the erosion of something the founding fathers believed so heavily in -- the Fourth Amendment. Even worse, the massive programs are doing little, if anything, to prevent terrorism. Full Story >>