Alumna to Speak on International Cybersecurity

Feb. 5, 2019 — People the world over bemoan computer hackers and information breaches but feel powerless to stop them. Deborah Housen-Couriel ’77 does something about the problem — she helps her clients outwit cyberthreats. 

The lawyer and cybersecurity expert, who advises clients internationally, will speak on “Cybersecurity Today: The What, Why, How and Who” on Monday, Feb. 11, at 6:45 pm in the Rhodes Room of Beveridge Hall. 

Housen-Couriel practices in Israel and fights cyberthreats globally. Her specific area of expertise is global and Israeli cybersecurity law and regulation, and she works closely with the leading Israeli cybersecurity firm Konfidas. 

Housen-Couriel supports her law practice with her own extensive research on cybersecurity, satellite communications, and outer-space law. She is writing a doctoral dissertation on how information sharing may reduce cyberthreats.

Housen-Couriel’s visit is sponsored by the Wantman Family State of the World Speaker Series at NMH, now in its 10th year. Series founder Charles Wantman ’59 will attend the event.