New America

For Support Of A Workshop On Encryption Policy And Technology

  • Amount
    $25,000
  • Program
  • Date Awarded
    12/1/2015
  • Term
    12 Months
  • Type of Support
    Project
Overview
This grant to New America will support a one-day convening on December 9, 2016 to discuss encryption as a cybersecurity tool, the prospects for the future utility of the tool in light of technological advances and the future implications for privacy. The convening will be attended by approximately 30 experts from across the government, industry, academia and other stakeholder communities.
About the Grantee
Grantee Website
www.newamerica.org 
Address
740 15th Street NW, Unit 900, Washington, DC, 20005, United States
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