Posted February 15, 2008 Atlanta
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Defense Against Cyber Attacks Focus of Remarks
Dr. Seymour Goodman, Professor of International Affairs and Computing at the Georgia Institute of Technology and recent chair of the National Research Council's Committee on Improving Cybersecurity Research in the U.S. addressed the AAAS Center for Science, Technology and Security Policy at the Cannon House Office Building on February 14th.
Goodman's presentation focused on international and domestic defenses against cyber attacks, particularly in relationship to dependence on the internet and other internet-like networks. He highlighted trends and deficiencies and provided examples of interventions.
The Georgia Institute of Technology is one of the world's premier research universities. Ranked seventh among U.S. News & World Report's top public universities and the eighth best engineering and information technology university in the world by Shanghai Jiao Tong University's Academic Ranking of World Universities, Georgia Tech’s more than 20,000 students are enrolled in its Colleges of Architecture, Computing, Engineering, Liberal Arts, Management and Sciences. Tech is among the nation's top producers of women and minority engineers. The Institute offers research opportunities to both undergraduate and graduate students and is home to more than 100 interdisciplinary units plus the Georgia Tech Research Institute.