Citizen Lab Senior Legal Researcher Sarah McKune explores the link between the United Nations’ human rights mechanisms and cybersecurity. The post also features an interview with UN Special Rapporteur on freedom of opinion and expression David Kaye.
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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.
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 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.”
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.
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.
January 23, 2014
Citizen Lab Security Researcher Morgan Marquis-Boire was interviewed about NSA surveillance for Zeit, Germany’s largest weekly paper.
Professor Deibert spoke about the upcoming Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia, also known as “The Surveillance Games”.
Director Ron Deibert spoke about the NSA spying scandal, and his new book, Black Code.