News and Announcements

Citizen Lab’s latest news and announcements.

Ron Deibert hosted Q&A with Snowden attorney Ben Wizner

Citizen Lab Director Ron Deibert hosted a Q&A session with Ben Wizner, Director of the American Civil Liberties Union’s (ACLU) Speech, Privacy, and Technology Project, and attorney for NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden. The event followed the screening of the CITIZENFOUR film.

Citizen Lab and partners at RightsCon 2016

March 30-April 1 – San Francisco, California

Morgan Marquis-Boire on malware attribution

In an interview with Scientific American, Citizen Lab Senior Security Researcher Morgan Marquis-Boire explained the techniques and associated challenges in identifying the perpetrators of malware attacks.

Christopher Parsons on Canada’s Five Eyes intelligence sharing

In a guest post on JustSecurity co-authored with Tamir Israel of the Canadian Internet Policy & Public Interest Clinic (CIPPIC), Citizen Lab Postdoctoral Fellow Christopher Parsons urged a revaluation of Canada’s intelligence sharing with its Five Eyes allies.

Who Controls the Public Sphere in an Era of Algorithms?

February 26 – New York City

Citizen Lab hosts Ford-Mozilla Open Web Fellowship

The Citizen Lab is excited to announce that we are a host organization in the 2016 Open Web Fellowship (a collaboration between the Ford Foundation and Mozilla). The fellowship is an international leadership initiative that brings together the best emerging technology talent and civil society organizations to protect the open Web

Bill Marczak on FinFisher in Australia

Citizen Lab Senior Research Fellow Bill Marczak spoke to ABC Australia regarding the proxy server for the remote intrusion software FinFisher found in Sydney, Australia.

Citizen Lab cited in report on malware campaign against Tibetan and Uyghur activists

Palo Alto Networks cited the Citizen Lab report entitled “Communities @ Risk: Targeted Threats Against Civil Society.”

Claudio Guarnieri named to Forbes 30 Under 30 list

Citizen Lab Senior Research Fellow Claudio Guarnieri was named to Forbes 30 Under 30 list, in the Enterprise Technology section.

Morgan Marquis-Boire at 2016 USENIX Enigma Conference

January 25-27 – San Francisco, California