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The keynote speakers invited to present at M3AAWG meetings are industry and public policy leaders with thought-provoking perspectives that often transform the online community.  Below are a few  presentations on important issues that were filmed during recent meetings.  Additional videos are also available on this website in the Training section and there is a large assortment of videos covering emerging issues, messaging, malware and mobile topics, presentations by experts and industry updates on the M3AAWG YouTube channel at www.youtube.com/maawg.  To view the videos below in a larger format, play the video then select the full-screen icon on the right of the control bar or click on the YouTube option. Hit Escape to return to this page from the full-screen video.

Oct 2021

The Rise of Despotism-as-a-Service: A view from the Citizen Lab

Ron J. Deibert is a professor at the Munk School of Global Affairs and in the Department of Political Science, and Director of the Citizen Lab at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto. The Citizen Lab is an interdisciplinary research and development hothouse working at the intersection of the Internet, global security, and human rights. https://deibert.citizenlab.ca/bio/

Apr 2021

Cybersecurity and the New Normal W. Tom Burt, Microsoft (M3AAWG 51 Keynote)

Tom has spent over 25 years at Microsoft where he spearheaded the development of Microsoft’s Defending Democracy program, which seeks to protect political campaigns from hacking across the globe and preserve electoral processes, and actively collaborates with both public and private organizations to support various deterrence strategies

Oct 2020

Voting in the Age of COVID-19

Simons is the board chair of Verified Voting, a member of the Board of Advisors of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission, and the co-author of the book, “Broken Ballots: Will Your Vote Count?”. She has been a leading voice on technology policy issues for more than 40 years and co-authored numerous reports and studies on how to improve our voting systems.

Oct 2015

Privacy and Cybersecurity in the Age of the Internet of Things

IT expert Phillip Mahan gives an overview of the Internet of Things, emphasizing business concepts and how the adoption of the IoT will affect security. This keynote address was presented at the October 2015 M3AAWG 35th General Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A.

Feb 2015

Facebook CSO: A New Model for Threat Sharing

Joe Sullivan, Facebook Chief Security Officer, explains how the company is getting involved in sharing threat information and what their vision of a more open and connected security community looks like in this keynote presentation at the February 2015 M3AAWG 33 General Meeting in San Francisco. 

Oct 2014

Dan Geer: Shared Risk and What to Do about It

Security analyst Dr. Dan Geer offers his insightful perspective on 10 major issues facing the IT industry today – from mandatory breach reporting and net neutrality to the the right to be forgotten and the feasibility of Internet voting.