Are online freedom and public safety an “either or” choice or a “both or neither” challenge?
Can adequate international certifications deliver both, and spur wide economic development?
Free and Safe in Cyberspace is a global event series that is catalysing a constructive dialogue and a wide informed consensus on new international standard and certification governance bodies for ultra-high assurance IT systems and lifecycles – for communications, constitutional lawful access and autonomous systems – which are suitable to deliver to all access radically-unprecedented and constitutionally-meaningful privacy and cybersecurity, while increasing public safety and cyber-investigation capabilities.Ar
Board member at Electronic Frontier Foundation, Open Technology Institute and EPIC. Fellow at Harvard Law School. CTO at Resilient Systems an IBM company. Arguably the world’s most-renowned and recognized IT security expert.
Director at COSIC TU Leuven. President at International Association for Cryptologic Research. Arguably EU’s most peer-recognized IT security expert and researcher.
President of the Free Software Foundation. Founder of the Free Software movement. Inventor of the Free/Open Source Software licenses. Creator of the GNU/Linux OS, basis a majority of mobile and server computing devices.
THE 4 CHALLENGES
Since the 1st edition in 2015, the conference series revolves around finding answers to The 4 Challenges of Free and Safe in Cyberspace , detailed in an extensive backgrounder, and summarized below:
- CHALLENGE A: How can we achieve ultra-high assurance IT?!
- CHALLENGE B: How can we achieve ultra-high assurance IT while solidly enabling legitimate and constitutional lawful access?
- CHALLENGE C: What’s the role of ultra-high assurance ICTs in the future of AI security and safety?
- CHALLENGE D: What are the national policy or international treaty options for ultra-high assurance ICT standards in critical societal domains?