Tag Archives: Cybersecurity

Privacy and security in cyberspace: Right of all or luxury of the few?

In an article published on openDemocracy.net, Citizen Lab Senior Legal Advisor Sarah McKune writes about the digital threats that civil society organizations (CSOs) face in carrying out their work, which undermine their privacy and compromise sensitive information. “To address this problem we must expand the terms and scope of the debate, exploring the link between the right to privacy and access to digital security more fully,” said McKune.

Helmi Noman interviewed on France 24 international about political hacking in MENA

Noman talked about how almost every political and religious conflict in the Arab world has now migrated to the Internet in the form of hacking and defacement.

Citizen Lab’s experts comment on Heartbleed bug

Citizen Lab Senior Security Researcher Morgan Marquis-Boire was interviewed for a piece in Wired magazine on Heartbleed, “a bug in the internet’s infrastructure that some are calling the worse thing they’ve seen in years.”

Chris Bronk authors report on cyber threats to US energy industry

Christopher Bronk, a senior fellow at the Canada Centre for Global Security Studies, has authored a report on cybersecurity threats to the US’s energy industry and infrastructure.

Fighting Surveillance: What Canadian Companies Can Do

Canadians should demand more from government in reigning in electronic spying and cyber-policing. But we should also, as citizens, subscribers, and users, demand more from our internet and telecommunication service providers.

Director Ron Deibert to give lecture at the University of British Columbia

January 23, 2014

Morgan Marquis-Boire interviewed in Germany’s largest weekly

Citizen Lab Security Researcher Morgan Marquis-Boire was interviewed about NSA surveillance for Zeit, Germany’s largest weekly paper.

Ron Deibert on CBC Metro Morning

Professor Deibert spoke about the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, also known as “The Surveillance Games”.

Director Ron Deibert interviewed in Danish media

Director Ron Deibert spoke about the NSA spying scandal, and his new book, Black Code.

Communications Officer Irene Poetranto in The Jakarta Post

Citizen Lab Communications Officer Irene Poetranto authored an op-ed in The Jakarta Post on 14 December. In Time for greater transparency, Poetranto writes about the recent spying allegations by the Australian spy agency and the market for surveillance technologies.