NEWS ADVISORY: “Who Ya Gonna Call? — The Uncertain Landscape of Cybersecurity Law and Policy”

Tim Clancy, President of Arch Street LLC, will give an “inside the Beltway” perspective on cybersecurity law and policy issues on Wednesday, November 13 at Pace University’s Lower Manhattan campus, One Pace Plaza, 2nd Floor, Lecture Hall West, noon to 1:20 p.m.

Note: Members of the media must RSVP to attend.  Email wcaldwell@pace.edu

MEDIA ADVISORY

Pace University lecture: “Who Ya Gonna Call? — The Uncertain Landscape of Cybersecurity Law and Policy”

New York, NY — November 6, 2013 — Tim Clancy, President of Arch Street LLC, will give an “inside the Beltway” perspective on cybersecurity law and policy issues on Wednesday, November 13 at Pace University’s Lower Manhattan campus, east of City Hall and six blocks from Wall Street, at One Pace Plaza, 2nd Floor, Lecture Hall West, noon to 1:20 p.m. The event is sponsored by Pace’s Office of Government and Community Relations and Seidenberg School of Computer Science and Information Systems.

Clancy has broad experience in federal science and technology policy in academia, government and the private sector. He represented the National Science Foundation before Congress, serving in senior positions in the NSF Office of Legislative and Public Affairs. He also served two tours as a professional staff member on the House Science Committee and as Chief of Staff to Representative Sherwood Boehlert in the House of Representatives. He has won federal sponsored research awards as a research faculty member at George Mason University. He has received two awards from the National Science Foundation and the Department of Homeland Security in the fields of cybersecurity law, policy and economics research and has organized and presented at major international conferences on cybersecurity.

Clancy currently conducts research as part of an NSF-funded Secure and Trustworthy Cyberspace project in collaboration with the George Mason University Center for the Study of Neuroeconomics led by Dr. Kevin McCabe. Clancy has far-reaching policy expertise having directed major Committee hearings in cybersecurity and academic research and helped shepherd major legislation enacted into law. His legislative and policy accomplishments include the Cybersecurity Research and Development Act of 2002 (P.L. 107-305) as well as Title II and Title III of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (P.L. 107-296).

While on Capitol Hill, Clancy oversaw the establishment of the DHS Science and Technology Directorate and the DHS Cybersecurity Division. He also acted as chief liaison for Congressman Boehlert to the Department of Defense and particularly the United States Air Force Research Laboratory on issues of information technology and cyber security research and development.

Media contact:  Bill Caldwell, Pace, 212-346-1597, wcaldwell@pace.edu

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