Listen to the 2019 Verify Conference Panels

By Hadley Baker
Wednesday, June 12, 2019, 2:28 PM

In April, the Hewlett Foundation hosted the 2019 Verify Conference, an annual event on cyber issues in national security, tech and the media. This year’s conference focused on increasing cyber threats from other nations, the expanding role of tech companies, how to build global cybersecurity norms and cyber threats to civil society among other topics. Audio of the on-the-record discussions is available below:

James Comey on Law Enforcement, Technology and Emerging Threats

Moderator: Susan Hennessey, Senior Fellow at Brookings Institution and Executive Editor of Lawfare

  • James Comey, Former Director, FBI

Fighting Armies of Bad Actors: The Platforms' Challenge

Moderator: Camille Francois, Chief Innovation Officer for Graphika

  • Alex Stamos, Former Chief Security Officer, Facebook

Offensive Cyber Operations: How the US Projects Power in Cyberspace

Moderator: David Sanger, National Security Correspondent for the New York Times

  • Eric Rosenbach: Co-Director, Belfer Center at Harvard University
  • Avril Haines: Deputy Director, Columbia World Projects, Columbia University and former Deputy National Security Adviser and Deputy CIA Director

Safety and Security in a Digital World

Moderator: Chinmayi Arun, Founding Director, National Law University Delhi’s Centre for Communications Governance and Fellow, Berkman Klein Center

  • Brad Smith: President, Microsoft

Cybersecurity Threats to Civil Society

Moderator: Dina Temple-Raston, Special Correspondent for NPR

  • Ron Deibert: Director, Citizen Lab