Protecting Research from Foreign Influence, Espionage, and Intellectual Property Theft
Agent McGaunn will discuss the FBI’s counterintelligence efforts against America’s adversaries, evolving security challenges/threats, the nature of espionage as it relates to the theft of intellectual property at major facilities, research infrastructure and research institutes, and the challenges of illegitimate transfer of technologies.
Panel Discussion on Cybersecurity at Major Research Infrastructures
Cyberinfrastructure (CI), comprising computing, data, software, and networking and related expertise are critical components of most major research infrastructure and essential to their operations, equitable use, and overall impact. As a result, addressing the growing cybersecurity concerns is essential to ensuring the secure and robust operation of these facilities.
This session will include a panel and audience discussion on these cybersecurity challenges at major research infrastructure in the 21st century and explore existing best practices and emerging solutions.