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Sloan Cybersecurity Lecture at NYU-Poly

October 24, 2013 11:49 am Tehila 0
As part of the FTC’s “Reclaim Your Name” initiative, FTC Commissioner Julie Brill delivered the Sloan Cybersecurity Lecture at NYU-Poly. Her talk focused on the rise of big data as a social force, the historical role of the FTC in privacy protection, and the roles that different parties (i.e.…
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Extra-PRG Meeting on the Technical Implications of the NSA and GCHQ Revelations

October 10, 2013 9:55 am seda 0
On the 27th of September, we organized an extra Privacy Research Group (PRG) meeting on the technical implications of the NSA and GCHQ surveillance programs as revealed by Edward Snowden and The Guardian. Specifically, given what we know from media reports and discussions among the security community, the meeting provided us with an opportunity to explore answers to the following three questions:   What are the technical surveillance capabilities of the NSA and GCHQ?…