Georgetown University’s CyberProject focuses on the role of international and domestic law in recent and upcoming developments in cyber technology and cyber threats. In partnership with the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory, Fortune 500 companies, and departments across the University, the CyberProject addresses the need to defend domestic networks and critical infrastructure, while also protecting civil liberties.

Under the leadership of Dr. Catherine Lotrionte, who was recently recognized as one of the top ten women working on cybersecurity, the CyberProject has hosted a series of seminars, a variety of esteemed panelists, and the annual International Conference on Cyber Engagement. The CyberProject also supports research on legal and policy objectives for the government and private industry. Samples of scholarship are available via the links below:


We look forward to seeing ‎you at the next International Conference on Cyber Engagement that will take place on Monday, April 24, 2017. More details about registration will be available on this webpage closer to the conference date. For any questions related to this conference, please email: To learn more about this past year's conference, visit the 2016 Cyber Engagement Conference site. 

About the Conference

On March 29, 2011, the CyberProject hosted the first International Conference on Cyber Engagement. Drawing on the experience of government practitioners, industry representatives and academic scholars, this annual event brings a multidisciplinary and international approach to the challenges of cyberspace, focusing on legal, technical, and policy questions in the United States and abroad.  The conference seeks to promote a dialogue among U.S. and foreign policymakers, academics and key industry stakeholders in cyberspace, as the global community grows increasingly interconnected in this domain.


In partnership with CyberSecurity Seminars (CSS), a leading producer of events focused on protecting the nation’s critical cyber infrastructure, the CyberProject hosts a series of seminars addressing key cyber vulnerabilities, opportunities and trailblazing, new developments. Events have feature authoritative national security experts, policy makers, industry leaders and academics. Speakers have come from the White House, Congress, and the Departments of State, Commerce, Energy and Homeland Security. More details about past events are available via the links below:

Speaker Series

Throughout the year, the CyberProject hosts several speakers, who engage the Georgetown community in issues and topics of both scholarly and policy importance.  These individuals present their analysis and unique expertise on a range of topics related to the intersection of international relations and international law: