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The US Perspective on International Norms for Cyberspace

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The US Perspective on International Norms for Cyberspace

Speaker: Ms. Michele Markoff, Senior Policy Advisor, Office of Cyber Affairs, US Dept. of State
Date: Thursday, February 25 2010
Time: 4:10PM to 6:00PM
Refreshments: 4:00AM
Location: 32-D463 (Star)
Host: roger hurwitz, CSAIL
Contact: roger hurwitz, 617-258-5261, rhhu@csail.mit.edu

The United States government is developing its positions for potential negoations on issues of state behaviors in cyberspace. Ms. Markoff, will discuss a paper recently submitted to the
UN Group of Government Experts on Information Security, to which she is
the designated US Expert and head of delegation. This paper
establishes, for the first time, the U.S. perspective and position on
issues related to defining norms of behavior for states in cyberspace.
This document also depicts an evolving U.S. perspective and willingness
to engage internationally on issues of cyber warfare for the first
time.

Michele Markoff has spent 26 years in the federal government as an
expert in a range of political-military related positions. For the last
decade she has been the State Department expert overseeing the
development and implementation of foreign policy on cyberspace issues.
In 2008, she became Senior Policy Advisor to the newly formed Office of
Cyber Affairs which develops international cyber strategies and
facilitates U.S. coordination of the range of international cyber
policy and operations issues.
As Senior Coordinator for International CIP between 1998 and 2007, Ms.
Markoff was charged with devising U.S. international diplomatic
strategies to encourage foreign nations and allies to take systematic
steps to protect their critical information infrastructures from both
cyber and physical attack, thereby reducing risk to linked, often
highly interdependent U.S. critical national infrastructures. Ms.
Markoff also managed State Department coordination on the foreign
policy issues associated with military uses of information technology.
Ms. Markoff, an expert in Russian and Chinese military affairs and
decision-making, spent the first half of her career in a variety of
strategic nuclear arms-control-related posts: As State Department
Advisor and then Executive Secretary to the INF and START Talks; later
as Senior Policy Advisor and Director of the U.S. Arms Control and
Disarmament Agency’s Policy Planning Group.
Ms. Markoff has a B.A. in International Relations from Reed College, an
M.A. in International Relations and an M.Phil.in Political Science from
Yale University, and a M.Sc. in National Security Strategy from the
National War College of the United States.


This talk is part of the series “Cyber International Relations,”
sponsored by the joint Harvard-MIT research project "Explorations in
Cyber International Relations." The series will develop a
multi-dimensional view of international conflict and cooperation within
and regarding cyber space. Building 32 is located at 32 Vassar St.,
Cambridge, MA





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