Hacking Back: The Ethics of Cyber Vigilantism

Recording: Hacking Back: The Ethics of Cyber Vigilantism, Mar 10, 2018


Nanette Barragán

US House of Representatives

Ben Butler

Go Daddy

Joe Hall

Center for Democracy & Technology

Chani Wiggins

TwinLogic Strategies

Malicious hacking threatens the Internet and its infrastructure. Stakeholders are looking for new options beyond traditional defensive measures and "Hacking Back" is the latest idea to battle malicious hacking. This panel will discuss implications of this vigilante approach. The panelists: Congresswoman Nanette Barragán, GoDaddy’s Dir. of Digital Crimes Ben Butler, the Center of Democracy & Technology’s Chief Technologist Joe Hall and Chani Wiggins of TwinLogic Strategies as moderator.

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Film Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Panel
Event Type: Session
Track: Government
Level: Intermediate