Global Technology Policy Update – December 2016

ACM PUBLIC POLICY HIGHLIGHTS Cybersecurity Education and Research in Europe – The ACM Europe Policy Committee released a policy white paper “Advancing Cybersecurity Education and Research in Europe.” Committee Chair Fabrizio Gagliardi recently presented the findings to the European Commission’s Scientific Advice Mechanism, a high-level advisory group to help inform the EU policymaking process. Data […]

Global Technology Policy Update – October 2016

ACM PUBLIC POLICY HIGHLIGHTS Computer Science Education and Research in Europe – ACM Europe Policy Committee members will be attending the European Computer Science Summit in Budapest, Hungary on October 24-26, which features programs on the challenges and opportunities in computer science education and research. Computing Research – ACM Europe Policy Committee members and staff […]

Global Tech Policy Update – September 2016

ACM PUBLIC POLICY HIGHLIGHTS Cybersecurity in the United States – The ACM U.S. Public Policy Council submitted comments to the Presidential Commission on Enhancing National Cybersecurity. The comments address the challenges and possible approaches to strengthening cybersecurity in the digital economy while protecting privacy and enabling innovation. The ACM Education Board and the ACM Joint […]

Global Tech Policy Update – June 2016

ACM PUBLIC POLICY HIGHLIGHTS Internet of Things – The ACM U.S. Public Policy Council submitted comments on the Internet of Things to the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA). The comments describe the challenges and opportunities arising from IoT, including new technical and policy challenges related to privacy and security. Further, new identifiers, components, devices, […]

U.S. Tech Policy Update – June 2016

CONGRESS Tuesday, June 7, 2016 House Floor: H.R. 4904, MEGABYTE (Making Electronic Government Accountable By Yielding Tangible Efficiencies) Act of 2016 U.S. House of Representatives Markup: FY2017 Labor, HHS & Education Appropriations Bill Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies 10:30 am ET | 138 Dirksen Senate Office Building […]