New Year, More Cyber

February 8, 2021

Our club events focus on cutting-edge cyber issues ranging from data privacy and cybersecurity to internet governance and the intersection of tech and human rights.

Welcome back! We are the Duke student group that explores the purpose, roles, & implications of cyberspace and 21st century tech. Our club events focus on cutting-edge cyber issues ranging from data privacy and cybersecurity to internet governance and the intersection of tech and human rights.  


Duke Groups Registration


​It's official: we're on Duke Groups! As we look towards potentially hosting in-person events, make sure you're registered with Duke Cyber. Have a friend you think would be interested in our events and opportunities? Send them the link below and we'll add them to the Cyber Listserv. 


Register Here

Upcoming Cyber Events

Thursday 2/4 10:15-11:30 AM ET - Ali Jessani – Privacy and Security in the Healthcare Sector

Ali Jessani is a Privacy and Cybersecurity Lawyer at WilmerHale, counseling clients on the privacy, cybersecurity, and regulatory risks presented by new and proposed uses of technology and consumer information. He will be speaking on what it is like day to day to be a privacy and security lawyer, with a specific focus on the healthcare sector. 

Join here

Meeting ID: 922 4559 2239

Passcode: 0b705a


Wednesday 2/10 6 PM ET - Ben Wittes, Brookings/Lawfare 

Join Professor David Hoffman as he speaks with Ben Wittes, Senior Fellow, Research Director in Public Law and Co-Director of the Harvard Law School-Brookings Project on Law and Security at the Brookings Center. More details coming soon!


**Save The Date!

Wednesday 2/17 8:30 PM ET Movie

 Discussion – The Perfect Weapon (HBO Max)

All Duke students (especially first-years!!) are invited to join us for an informal, student-led discussion about the HBO Documentary "The Perfect Weapon." Based on the best-selling book, the film "explores the rise of cyber conflict as the primary way nations now compete with and sabotage one another."  Trailer here.  More information coming soon!


Cyber Opportunities


Duke Cyber Blog
Interested in exploring a cyber topic of your interest and getting published? Contact Aden ( to learn more about how you can write for the Duke Cyber Blog


Cyber Book Club

This semester's Book Club pick is "Sandworm: A New Era of Cyberwar and the Hunt for the Kremlin's Most Dangerous Hackers" by Wired senior writer Andy Greenberg. Book Club Discussion meeting information TBA!


Duke Co-Lab Roots: Systems & Security Track

The Duke Co-Lab is offering a series of free sessions in its new systems & security track! Courses include "Intro to Information Security Threats," "Ethical Hacking and Practical Pentesting," and "Detecting and Preventing Security Threats." Check the workshops out here. 


New to Cyber? Get started with these resources: 

Wired Security, POLITICO Weekly CybersecurityThe Washington Post's Cyber 202Lawfare's Cyberlaw PodcastTechCrunch Security