George Washington University Law School Launches New Cybersecurity Initiative

The school, which offers a National Security LL.M., set to expand its research in cybersecurity

George Washington University Law School has launched a new Cybersecurity Law Initiative.

The new center's director is Orin Kerr, author of a popular casebook and a thought leader in the cybersecurity law space.

The new initiative will offer a lecture series—open to the public—on the topics of cybersecurity law and technology.

In the longer term, according to a blog post by Kerr, the center may put on conferences and publish relevant research. It may also help develop an LL.M. specialization in Cybersecurity.

[Read: Preventing Future Breaches: LL.M.s in Cybersecurity]

As laws around cybersecurity continue to evolve, the topic is increasingly becoming important for some law schools. Last year, the University of Maryland announced that it was adding an LL.M. specialization in Cybersecurity, which covers a variety of topics, from foreign cyber crime to counterterrorism. Loyola Law School in Los Angeles also offers an LL.M. specialization in Cybersecurity and Data Privacy.

GW Law currently offers an LL.M. in National Security and US Foreign Relations Law, which includes a course on Cybersecurity Law.

For more information, please see GW Law's Cybersecurity Law Initiative webpage.


Image: Teotret / CC BY-SA 3.0 (cropped)

Comments


Related Law Schools

Washington, District of Columbia 332 Followers 319 Discussions
Baltimore, Maryland 42 Followers 21 Discussions
Los Angeles, California 60 Followers 48 Discussions

More LLM News

McGeorge School of Law Launches Online LL.M. in Water & Environmental Law

Jun 07, 2019

More LLM News

LLM Articles

Securing Post LL.M. Work Visas

May 27, 2019

An overseas LL.M. can provide the local knowledge and networks to land a local job. We’ve done the research on visa rules, so that you don’t have to

Post-LL.M. Careers: The World Could be your Oyster

Feb 28, 2019

After an LL.M. degree, grads have many career options, from Big Law firms to the public sector and even academia

Working in Big Law: What is it Really Like?

Oct 23, 2018

The paychecks are lavish, but the work can be punishing

More Articles

Related Top 10 Lists

More Top 10 Lists