Cyberthreats: The New Strategic Battleground

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Lawrence A. Husick’s experience as a technology consultant, computer system designer, and software author, as well as his career as an intellectual property lawyer give him a unique perspective on technology’s importance in international relations, war fighting, and terrorism. As a Foreign Policy Research Institute Senior Fellow and co-director of its Center for the Study of Terrorism, he applies his knowledge to the study of terrorist tactics and counter-terrorism strategies, with a particular focus on technology leverage as a defining characteristic of the modern terrorist. He also co-directs the Institute’s Wachman Center Program on Innovation.

Mr. Husick holds a Bachelor of Science degree cum laude in Environmental Chemistry from Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania. He holds a Juris Doctor degree from the Washington College of Law in Washington, D.C.

He is a partner in Lipton, Weinberger & Husick, an intellectual property law firm in Malvern, Pennsylvania, and is an adjunct faculty member at the Johns Hopkins University in the Whiting Graduate School of Engineering and in the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences’ Graduate Biotechnology Program. He is a founder of several entrepreneurial ventures, including Infonautics, PocketDoctor.com and Cloud Pharmaceuticals, Inc., where he serves as Chief Innovation Officer. Mr. Husick serves on the boards of the American Helicopter Museum and Education Center, the Clear Vision Foundation, is the immediate past chair of the Board of Visitors of the University of the Sciences Samson College of Allied Health Professions, the Muhlenberg College RJ Fellows Honors Program, and is a founding board member of the Quantum Cures Foundation, which uses massively parallel computing systems to design new vaccines, treatments and cures for orphan, rare and neglected diseases.

TOPIC:  “Cyberthreats: The New Strategic Battleground”

RECORDED: Friday, May 1, 2015 at the Hilton Anchorage

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