Defense Secretary Ashton Carter announced the Pentagon’s new innovation initiatives and cybersecurity strategy at CEMEX today. Initiatives included building Cyber Mission Forces, enhancing security of Department of Defense (DOD) information, network and data and improving resiliency in the face of potential cyber attacks.
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.
Cuéllar said that growing up along the U.S.-Mexico border had a profound influence on his understanding of the world and prompted his desire to study politics and governance.
Lucy Shapiro, a biology professor at the Stanford School of Medicine, and Sidney Drell, professor emeritus at the SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, were honored by President Barack Obama in the White House today as recipients of “America’s Nobel Prize”– the National Medal of Science.
Stanford’s Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC) received a $1 million grant from the Carnegie Corporation of New York to fund research and training on international peace and security projects over the next two years. The grant will fund research on a variety of issues, including collaborative civilian-military operations aimed at strengthening communities in…
Sally Ride, an astronaut and physicist with deep ties to the Stanford community, passed away today at 61 after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.
“Politics is much harder than physics — we cannot force or coerce the laws of nature to change,” said Sidney Drell, co-founder of the Center for International Security and Cooperation (CISAC), Wednesday evening during a discussion about the politics of nuclear weapons.