On Tuesday, Alex Stamos, former Chief Security Officer (CSO) of Yahoo and Facebook, spoke at the Hoover Institution about cybersecurity’s effect on society and the accountability of technology platforms for protecting their users.
On Thursday evening at the Stanford Law School, a Stanford Artificial Intelligence & Law Society (SAILS) panel titled “AI, Warfare, and Autonomous Weapons” addressed the future of autonomous weapons, the technology race between the United States and China and the current state of artificial intelligence in military use.
Stanford political science professor Scott Sagan has found in a new study that although the possibility of “insider threats” to an organization’s security on a daily basis is low, the consequences increase dangerously with each breach.
Herbert Abrams was not only a renowned professor and researcher that made significant advances in the field of radiology, but also a staunch advocate for world peace through his efforts to promote denuclearization. Abrams passed away at age 95 on Jan. 20 in his home in Palo Alto.
Award-winning authors Natasha Tretheway and Phil Klay united poetry, war and philosophy at Stanford Live’s Writing About War event on Tuesday, June 30
Last month, the Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies (FSI) accepted an endowment gift of $5 million from the Stanton Foundation for establishing a professorship in nuclear security.
The Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) has received a $5 million gift from the Stanton Foundation to establish a faculty position in nuclear studies.
Stanford’s Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) received a $2.45 million grant for a span of four years from The John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation to train future specialists in nuclear security and support ongoing projects, including scientific cooperation with China.