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Paul Rosenzweig

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A Brave New World (Wide Web) w/ Paul Rosenzweig, Cybersecurity Expert

Faithful Politics

In this episode your faithful host Josh and your political host talk with cybersecurity expert Paul Rosenzweig. Join them as they discuss the nature of cybersecurity, the state of the art as it pertains to America, the vulnerabilities we all face, and some practical tips on how to keep yourself and your information secure. Guest Bio:Paul Rosenzweig works on legal and policy issues related to cybersecurity, homeland security, national security and tech policy, including the intersection of privacy and security. He was recently appointed to the American Bar Association’s Cybersecurity Legal Task Force.In addition to his work at R Street, Paul continues to manage a small cybersecurity consulting company called Red Branch Consulting. He also teaches at the George Washington University School of Law. Previously, he was deputy assistant secretary for policy at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security. In an earlier life, he was a Senior Counsel on the Whitewater investigation of President Clinton.Paul is the author of Cyber Warfare: How Conflicts in Cyberspace are Challenging America and Changing the World and of three video lecture series from The Great Courses: Thinking About Cybersecurity: From Cyber Crime to Cyber Warfare, The Surveillance State: Big Data, Freedom, and You, andInvestigating American Presidents.Support the show (https://www.buymeacoffee.com/faithpolitics)

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15 Jun 2021

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Paul Rosenzweig: There is No Perfect Gas

Lessons from the School of Cyber Hard Knocks

Today's Guest is Paul Rosenzweig, Senior Fellow at the R Street Institute. In this episode, Paul discusses what he is currently working on, his work with National Resiliency through the Aspen Institute, what metrics he believes should be used, his theories of trust around hardware and software systems, his thoughts on zero-trust and 5G, his recommendations for our current administration, the potential consequences associated with inaction, and his toughest lesson learned.


14 Apr 2021

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35 - Protests, Elections, and Data Protections with Homeland Security Expert Paul Rosenzweig

Politics: Meet Me in the Middle

How secure is the Homeland? In this episode, special guest expert Paul Rosenzweig, founder of the Homeland Security consulting company, Red Branch Consulting, and senior advisor to the Chertoff Group joins Politics: Meet Me in the Middle. He was the first deputy assistant secretary for policy in the Department of Homeland Security and he's an author, a consistent contributor to the Atlantic, and a frequent authority on CNN. Paul joins the panel of: host Bill Curtis, and co-hosts Pulitzer Prize winning historian Ed Larson and International Trade Attorney Jane Albrecht to discuss questions of the use of force of the use of Homeland Security "troops" to quell local protests, especially regarding the protests in Portland, Oregon. Did the federal response go too far and is the executive expression of force written too broadly?  Professor Ed Larson provides historical context of Federal militia entering and occupying a state and the entire panel discusses cybersecurity and the vulnerability of U.S. elections.  Paul and Jane also discuss the role of the Department of Homeland Security including why and how it was formulated after 9/11, how it has changed in the last 20 years, and the role it is currently playing in today's administration - with a targeted focus on immigration monitoring.​ The conversation moves towards Paul's time at Homeland Security, especially his focus on rules for International Data Protection, what it means, and how it helps track terrorists' movements around the globe, and continues into how this data share personally affects Americans in their day-to-day lives.​ Paul shares his thoughts and experiences on the current state of checks-and-balances and the panel weighs in with their perspectives. They also delve into the issue of the safety and security of the upcoming election and the role of DHS in protecting the election, including issues with electronic voting versus mail in voting and the problems each option poses. TIMESTAMPS: (1:35) - History of using Federal troops in local disputes. (4:00) Federal "Troops" versus Law Enforcement. Border Tactical Unit. (7:30) Can the Federal Government deploy troops against the wishes of a State Governor? (13:50) How and why was the Department of Homeland Security DHS created. (19:00) Cybersecurity and Data. (23:00) China and data theft. (27:30) Checks and Balances versus Executive Power. (35:20) Election security and DHS. (39:00) Mail-in balloting. ------------------------------------- Follow Us on Twitter: @politicsMMITM Hosted by: Bill Curtis, Ed Larson and Jane Albrecht Guest: Paul Rosenzweig - Follow Paul on Twitter @rosenzweigp Producer: Mike Thomas Edited by: Aj Moseley Sound Engineering by: Michael Kennedy Theme Music by: Celleste & Eric DickSee omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.


13 Aug 2020

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Amanpour: Paul Krugman, Russ Feingold, Paul Rosenzweig and Eduardo Padrón


With coronavirus benefit payments in the U.S. set to expire imminently and Congress unable to agree a new aid deal, many Americans face an uncertain financial future. Nobel prize-winning economist Paul Krugman joins Christiane Amanpour to discuss the fight to protect American prosperity and the "body blow" that political inaction deals to ordinary citizens. Then, Russ Feingold, president of the American Constitution Society and Paul Rosenzweig, founder of Red Branch Consulting, give their take from either side of the political aisle on Attorney General Bill Barr’s testimony this week. And our Walter Isaacson speaks to Eduardo Padrón, president emeritus of Miami Dade College, about the imperative for diversity and flexibility in education, and the systemic inequalities that the coronavirus pandemic has exposed in America's collegiate system. To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy


2 Aug 2020

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Amanpour: Russ Feingold, Paul Rosenzweig, Jacqueline Novogratz and Eduardo Padrón


Progressive icon Russ Feingold and former Homeland Security official Paul Rosenzweig join Christiane Amanpour to assess the impact of Attorney General William Barr on American justice. Then Jacqueline Novogratz, CEO of Acumen and author of "Manifesto for a Moral Revolution", calls for a moral revolution. She argues why we need to change our values to help the most vulnerable. And our Walter Isaacson speaks to Eduardo Padrón, president emeritus of Miami Dade College, about the diversity and inclusivity of his college, the life changing importance of education and how it's being impacted by coronavirus.To learn more about how CNN protects listener privacy, visit cnn.com/privacy


29 Jul 2020

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Presidents and Precedents with Paul Rosenzweig

Battleground Florida with Christopher Heath

R-Street Senior Fellow Paul Rosenzweig served as a senior counsel to Ken Starr during the investigations of President Clinton. He joins the podcast to discuss the end of the Trump impeachment and what this means for future administrations


7 Feb 2020

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Paul Rosenzweig discusses what to expect in the Impeachment Trial

The Scott Sands Show

Paul Rosenzweig discusses what to expect in the Impeachment Trial


21 Jan 2020

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On The Hill, Episode 34: A chat with Paul Rosenzweig with R Street Institute

On The Hill

Paul Rosenzweig, a former U.S. Department of Homeland Security Deputy Assistant Secretary for Policy, joins Tom Fitzgerald on this episode of the On The Hill podcast. Rosenzweig is now a Senior Fellow at the R Street Institute, a foreign policy think tank in Washington. We look at the removal of John Bolton as National Security Advisor, what would happen if the Secretary of State takes over the job and the subsequent national security implications. In addition, why has foreign policy been largely absent as a topic in the Democratic presidential campaign? Join us!


16 Sep 2019

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Declaring a National Emergency with Jamil Jaffer and Paul Rosenzweig

National Security Law Today

The black letter law and articles discussed in this episode are:National Emergencies Act of 1976https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/STATUTE-90/pdf/STATUTE-90-Pg1255.pdf Clinton v. City of New York 524 US 417 (1998)https://www.oyez.org/cases/1997/97-1374 INS v. Chadha 462 US 919 (1983)https://www.oyez.org/cases/1981/80-1832 Communications Act of 1934 as amended. Section 706 is found on page 323https://transition.fcc.gov/Reports/1934new.pdf List of 58 declared national emergencieshttps://www.brennancenter.org/sites/default/files/analysis/NEA%20Declarations.pdf 50 USC 35 International Emergency Economic Powers Act https://www.treasury.gov/resource-center/sanctions/documents/ieepa.pdf Can President Trump Fund the Wall by Declaring a National Emergency? By Prof. Bobby Chesney on Lawfarehttps://www.lawfareblog.com/can-president-trump-fund-wall-declaring-national-emergency Declaring an Emergency to Build a Border Wall: The Statutory Arguments by Margaret Taylor on Lawfarehttps://www.lawfareblog.com/declaring-emergency-build-border-wall-statutory-arguments CRS Report for Congress on National Emergency Powershttps://fas.org/sgp/crs/natsec/98-505.pdf What Can a President Do During a State of Emergency? In the Atlantichttps://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2019/01/presidential-emergency-powers/576418/ NSLT episodes on sanctions and IEEPAWeaponizing the Dollar with Adam Smithhttps://soundcloud.com/nsltoday/weaponizing-the-dollar-with-adam-smith The Summer of Sanctions with Brian Eganhttps://soundcloud.com/nsltoday/the-summer-of-sanctions-with-brian-egan Jamil Jaffer is the founder of the National Security Institute at George Mason University https://www.law.gmu.edu/faculty/directory/adjunct/jaffer_jamil_n Paul Rosenzweig is a senior advisor at the Chertoff Group, a lecturer at George Washington University Law School and a senior fellow at the R Street Institute https://www.rstreet.org/team/paul-rosenzweig/


24 Jan 2019

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What is US cybersecurity policy without a cyber coordinator? with Paul Rosenzweig

National Security Law Today

The black letter law and articles discussed in this episode:John Bolton gets rid of the “cyber czar” position in the NSC on Lawfare https://www.lawfareblog.com/boltons-magnificent-idea-nix-white-house-cyber-czar Cyber czar removal article on Ars Technicahttps://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/05/trump-closes-job-opening-for-cyber-czar-raising-protests-from-congress/ Senator King and Senator Lankford question the intelligence community on cyber preparednesshttp://transcripts.cnn.com/TRANSCRIPTS/1802/13/ath.01.html Correction: The National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD) at DHShttps://www.dhs.gov/national-protection-and-programs-directorate NIST Cybersecurity Framework 1.1https://nvlpubs.nist.gov/nistpubs/CSWP/NIST.CSWP.04162018.pdf Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015https://www.dni.gov/index.php/ic-legal-reference-book/cybersecurity-act-of-2015 OPM hackhttps://www.lawfareblog.com/why-opm-hack-far-worse-you-imagine Hidden Cobra alert https://www.us-cert.gov/ncas/alerts/TA18-149A Proof of concept of a car hackhttps://www.wired.com/story/car-hack-shut-down-safety-features/ Ukrainian Power Grid hackhttps://ics.sans.org/media/E-ISAC_SANS_Ukraine_DUC_5.pdf Bowman Dam, Rye Brook, New York SCADA system hackedhttps://www.nytimes.com/2016/03/26/nyregion/rye-brook-dam-caught-in-computer-hacking-case.html Paul Rosenzweig is a senior advisor at the Chertoff Group, a lecturer at George Washington University Law School and a senior fellow at the R Street Institute https://www.rstreet.org/team/paul-rosenzweig/ Paul’s Lawfare feed https://www.lawfareblog.com/contributors/prosenzweig Follow Paul on Twitter: https://twitter.com/@RosenzweigP


21 Jun 2018