Cory Doctorow Being Civil With Security Experts

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Cory Doctorow will join Gadi on Saturday (9 May) to talk on DRM, Right to Repair, and COVID-19/Med-Tech, read from “Unauthorized Bread”, and moderate a panel discussion featuring Steve Crocker, Keren Elazari, Ron Gula, Dmitri Alperovich, and Caleb Sima, discussing the challenges of digital policy when facing security and privacy realities.

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On Cory Doctorow:

  • Cory Doctorow is an sf author, activist and journalist. He works with many civil society groups, notably the Electronic Frontier Foundation, with a focus on clearing hurdles to technological self-determination, including monopolies, DRM, and surveillance.


  • Gadi Evron – Former CEO of Cymmetria [aqcuired], coordinates global response to cyber threats, chair of the World Economic Forum’s Cyber Risk Insight Council, and led the post-mortem for The First Internet War [Wikipedia].

Joining us for the panel discussion:

  • Steve Crocker is one of the founders of the Internet (ARPANET), wrote RFC1, and has been a technology leader for decades, with one of his most recent roles being the chair of ICANN.
  • Keren Elazari is an Israeli-born cyber security analyst and senior researcher at the Tel Aviv University Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center with an emphasis on hackers and technology and their social implications.
  • Ron Gula is a successful investor, creator of Dragon IDS. He is also founder of Tenable (with highest raise in the cyber security industry to date, $300 million).
  • Dmitri Alperovich is founder of CrowdStrike (worth after first day of IPO – $11 billion), and is recognized as an influencer in political thought in the US.
  • Caleb Sima is a serial entrepreneur. From SPI Dynamics to BlueBox, and even at CapitalOne, he has shaped what the security industry looks like, and how it acts.

Gadi Evron.

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