Working in the Evolving Internet Landscape
On October 22, 2012, Patrick Jones, ’01, Senior Director of Security at Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Number (ICANN), gave a talk at the law school titled "Working in the Evolving Internet Landscape." He addressed intellectual property and other issues related to domain names, internet governance, risk management and security and also shared his thoughts concerning the use of a law degree outside of traditional legal practice in an international setting.
Jones coordinates ICANN's Security, Stability and Resiliency responsibilities across the organization and currently supports ICANN's DNS Risk Management Framework project. Jones frequently speaks as a subject matter expert on Domain Name System risk and resiliency activities, global engagement and DNS security collaboration. He joined ICANN in 2006 and has been active in the internet governance and policy areas since 2000.