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As lawmakers consider measures related to securing federally funded research data and intellectual property, it is important to understand the current state of play for research security in the country to avoid new requirements that are duplicative, unnecessary, or counterproductive
Collected background materials for the 2021 CFR January Conference Science & Security session.
FBI’s Counterintelligence Division prepared this bulletin to inform academia regarding China’s information collection activities targeting intellectual property, sensitive information, and research at U.S. academic institutions.
The FBI prepared a Liaison Information Report (LIR) to inform academia financial offices and other financial institutions about telephone-based scams targeting Chinese citizens on student and/or work visas. 
The FBI Office of Private Sector has put together an Academia Engagement Report (AER) entitled, “China’s People’s Liberation Army (PLA) Continues to Abuse U.S. Intellectual Freedom to Advance Its Military Capabilities.”
AAU has developed a document focusing on our Higher Education and Tax recommendations for the upcoming “Phase Four” COVID-19 relief and stimulus legislation
This document, written by AAU Senior Fellows, Peter Schiffer and Jay Walsh, outlines considerations for restoring university research operations that have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Collection of linked materials for the April 28 CFR FEMA-focused webinar.
The 2019 FBI Academia Summit was held on October 10, 2019 between federal agency officials and higher education community representatives, this document is a summary of discussions.

Includes a listing of science and security experts on the topics of China, export controls, national security and defense policy, and national security and technology policy.