"A Conversation on International Cyberspace Strategy"

Global Internet Freedom and Human Rights Distinguished Speaker Series


January 31, 2013

Howard A. Schmidt 
Former Cybersecurity Coordinator of the Obama Administration

George Washington University Law School partnered with Microsoft Corporation to host a conversation with the former Cybersecurity Coordinator of the Obama Administration, Howard A. Schmidt.  This exciting addition to the Distinguished Speaker Series highlighted the development of an international cyberspace strategy, how to make it work, and whether it should be lead by the private sector or government.

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Howard A. Schmidt

Howard A. Schmidt has had a long distinguished career in defense, law enforcement, and corporate security spanning more than 40 years. He served as Special Assistant to the President and the Cybersecurity Coordinator for the federal government, where he was responsible for coordinating interagency cybersecurity policy development and implementation and for coordinating engagement with federal, state, local, international, and private sector cybersecurity partners. Previously, he operated as the Chief Security Officer for Microsoft Corporation.

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