Georgetown Co-Sponsors Cyber ShockWave with Bipartisan Policy Center

On February 16, 2010 the Bipartisan Policy Center will unleash a simulated cyber attack. In defend against this attack, a working group of high-ranking former White House, Cabinet and antional security officials will come together. Their mission: to advise the President as the nation grapples with this crisis. Participants in this simultion include influential former government officials, including John McLaughlin, John Negropnote and Michael Chertoff.

Georgetown University is cosponsoring this event with the Bipartisan Policy Center, General Dynamics, S Mobile Systems and Southern Company. Professor Catherine Lotrionte is the Georgetown University representative working on this project. The goal for this simulation is to explore available policy and legal options under the threat of a cyber attack. A promotional video is available for download at thisĀ website.