128Feb 22, 2013
Suzanne Spaulding, in charge of overseeing cyber security at the Homeland Security Department, described efforts to implement the latest cybersecurity executive order and directive from President ...
152Dec 13, 2012
Protecting the Infrastructure
Suzanne Spaulding talked about strengthening and securing national critical infrastructure against hazards such as extreme weather, cyber- and human-made threats, and physical ...
289Sep 13, 2012
Office of the DCI History Collection
Intelligence experts spoke about the history of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), its relationship with various branches of government, and the progression of intelligence policy over the past ...
249Sep 7, 2011
Homeland Security and Privacy
Security experts and officials spoke about ways in which intelligence and counterterrorism efforts impact individual privacy rights. Among the topics they addressed were security screening at ...
529Dec 15, 2010
Open Source Intelligence
Journalists, scholars, and former intelligence officers talked about the use of publicly available material in U.S. intelligence efforts. They also responded to questions from the audience.
169Nov 12, 2009
Legislative Perspective on National Security Law
Capitol Hill attorneys talked about national security law at the American Bar Association annual conference on national security law. Topics included Guantanamo Bay detainees and reauthorizing ...
436Sep 22, 2009
Patriot Act Reauthorization
Witnesses testified about the USA Patriot Act focusing on portions of the Act being considered for re-authorization and renewal. Among the topics they addressed were the use of wiretaps, ...
60May 6, 2009
Michael Leiter spoke on current analysis and integration of terrorism intelligence. Following his remarks he responded to questions from audience members.
88Mar 3, 2008
Future Surveillance Laws
The panelists offered suggestions for modernizing the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) to meet current intelligence challenges. Moderator Suzanne Spaulding asked ...
28Dec 19, 2007
Justice Department National Security Efforts
Attorney General Mukasey talked about the need to modernize the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA). FISA regulates the when the government must obtain a court order in order to conduct ...
62Nov 16, 2007
Congressional Regulation of Intelligence
The panelists talked about the constitutional role of Congress in intelligence operations. Other topics included the policy issues of unilateral presidential action versus working with ...
148Sep 25, 2007
Warrentless Domestic Surveillance
The Senate Judiciary Committee held a hearing on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) and permanently enacting provisions allowing law enforcement to conduct warantless domestic wiretaps ...
69Feb 23, 2007
Electronic Surveillance Programs
Mr. Carafano moderated a panel discussion on the implications of the recent announcement that electronic surveillance by the National Security Agency would be approved by the Foreign ...
262Dec 1, 2006
National Security, Leaks, and the Press
The panelists talked about the topic of national security secrets in a democracy, including leaks, whistleblowers, and the media. Other topics included classified documents, counterterrorism ...
70Apr 21, 2006
National Security and the First Amendment
As part of a forum titled, “Professional Issues in National Security,” the panelists discussed national security, censorship, and the First Amendment. Topics included leaks to the ...
39Nov 4, 2005
The American Bar Association held a law and national security conference titled “National Security Law in a Changed World: The Fifteenth Annual Review of the Field” to address the ...
11Apr 13, 2004
Legal Responses to the Terrorism Threat
Judge Chertoff spoke about legal matters in the war on terror. Named to the federal bench last summer, Judge Chertoff ran the Justice Department’s Criminal Division from 2001 to June ...
23Feb 24, 2004
White House Counsel Gonzalez spoke about the Bush administration’s designation of ‘enemy combatants’ in the war on terrorism. Mr. Gonzalez made his remarks on the same ...
114Apr 24, 2003
Effects of the USA Patriot Act
Mr. Dinh discussed the USA Patriot Act and how it has aided law enforcement in the prevention of terrorist attacks in the U.S. and the world. Mr. Dinh is the chief author of the USA ...
27Nov 22, 2002
Terrorist Detention and Prosecution
The panelists talked about the detention and prosecution of terrorists, focusing on the balance between individual liberties and the need to protect the public. Following their prepared ...
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