Homeland Security Program Director Michael C.H. McDaniel Speaks at Michigan Cyber Awareness Conference
June 25, 2012 – Cooley Law School Associate Professor Michael C.H. McDaniel spoke June 5 at the 2012 Michigan Cyber Awareness Breakfast Conference in Dearborn, Michigan.
McDaniel, who is Director of Homeland Security Law at Cooley, spoke on "Our Cyber Security Future — A Legal Perspective." He discussed current cyber legislation pending before Congress, compared it to the PIPA of last year and its impacts on personal privacy and on business costs.
The conference was part of a series of four breakfasts around the state sponsored by Michigan Gov. Rick Snyder.
Brigadier General Michael C.H. McDaniel joined the Cooley Law School full-time faculty as a professor in the Constitutional Law Department in 2010. He is responsible for developing an LL.M. program in Homeland Security Law.
McDaniel most recently served as the Deputy Assistant Secretary for Homeland Defense Strategy, Prevention and Mission Assurance. His responsibilities included supervision of the Department of Defense Critical Infrastructure Protection Program and Global Anti-Terrorism/Force Protection Policy.
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