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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;font-size:10pt">From:</span></b><span style="font-family:&quot;Tahoma&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;font-size:10pt"> <a href="mailto:crcs-announce-bounces@seas.harvard.edu" target="_blank">crcs-announce-bounces@seas.harvard.edu</a> [mailto:<a href="mailto:crcs-announce-bounces@seas.harvard.edu" target="_blank">crcs-announce-bounces@seas.harvard.edu</a>]
<b>On Behalf Of </b>Greg Morrisett<br>
<b>Sent:</b> Monday, April 08, 2013 1:43 PM<br>
<b>To:</b> crcs-announce<br>
<b>Subject:</b> [Crcs-announce] Fwd: Update: Cybersecurity student essay contest<u></u><u></u></span></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal">This essay contest on cyber-security policy may be of general<u></u><u></u></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal">interest to CRCS folks.<u></u><u></u></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal">-Greg<u></u><u></u></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;font-size:10pt">We officially launched the contest on March 21 and know I wanted to share with you the final details and ask that you share with your students and colleagues. Our intention
 is to generate unique research on both how to measure the impact of cybersecurity policy around the world and how to think about the dimensions of societal and technological change that we can expect leading up to the year 2020. I think this will be an interesting
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<p class="MsoNormal"><span style="font-family:&quot;Segoe UI&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;font-size:10pt">(1) Which cybersecurity policy choices have the most impact on cybersecurity outcomes and, based upon your answer, are there “actionable” recommendations for policymakers?</span><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;font-size:11pt"><u></u><u></u></span></p>


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 policy landscape that should be created, or existing instruments that should be deprecated?</span><span style="font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;font-size:11pt"><u></u><u></u></span></p>
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</div><br><br clear="all"><br>-- <br>Sharon Goldberg<br>Computer Science, Boston University<br><a href="http://www.cs.bu.edu/~goldbe" target="_blank">http://www.cs.bu.edu/~goldbe</a>