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Betty Shave ’73

Betty Shave, now a consultant in cybercrime matters, was the longtime Assistant Deputy Chief for International Computer Crime in the Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section (CCIPS) of the United States Department of Justice.  She was one of the negotiators of the Budapest treaty on cybercrime and was the first head of the US government delegation to the High-Tech Crime Subgroup established by the G7 group of industrialized countries.  She assisted in developing the G7 and Council of Europe 24/7 networks for emergency cyber requests and supervised CCIPS’ function as the US contact point.

While she was ADC for international computer crime, Ms. Shave’s assignments included the following or its supervision:  helping other countries obtain electronic data from US providers and helping US law enforcement obtain such data from foreign providers; proposing or commenting on US domestic legislative proposals with international implications and providing confidential critiques for at least thirty countries of their draft cybercrime statutes; developing US cyber policy positions in multilateral organizations worldwide, including the Organization of American States, the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation forum and the African Union;  advising in prosecutions with international aspects; and developing and carrying out CCIPS’ extensive cybercrime training outside the US.

Ms. Shave received numerous awards from the Department of Justice and is a frequent speaker on cybercrime topics.

She graduated from the Waldorf School of Garden City in 1973 and graduated from Tufts University with magna cum laude honors in each of her majors, French and German.  She earned a JD from George Washington University’s National Law Center in 1980.

Betty Shave ’73

2018 Symposium PanelistAlumni
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Betty Shave ’73

2018 Symposium PanelistAlumni

Betty Shave, now a consultant in cybercrime matters, was the longtime Assistant Deputy Chief for International Computer Crime in the Computer Crime and Intellectual Property Section (CCIPS) of the United States Department of Justice.  She was one of the negotiators of the Budapest treaty on cybercrime and was the first head of the US government delegation to the High-Tech Crime Subgroup established by the G7 group of industrialized countries.  She assisted in developing the G7 and Council of Europe 24/7 networks for emergency cyber requests and supervised CCIPS’ function as the US contact point.

While she was ADC for international computer crime, Ms. Shave’s assignments included the following or its supervision:  helping other countries obtain electronic data from US providers and helping US law enforcement obtain such data from foreign providers; proposing or commenting on US domestic legislative proposals with international implications and providing confidential critiques for at least thirty countries of their draft cybercrime statutes; developing US cyber policy positions in multilateral organizations worldwide, including the Organization of American States, the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation forum and the African Union;  advising in prosecutions with international aspects; and developing and carrying out CCIPS’ extensive cybercrime training outside the US.

Ms. Shave received numerous awards from the Department of Justice and is a frequent speaker on cybercrime topics.

She graduated from the Waldorf School of Garden City in 1973 and graduated from Tufts University with magna cum laude honors in each of her majors, French and German.  She earned a JD from George Washington University’s National Law Center in 1980.