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      April 14, 2020

      Tuesday   7:00 PM

      Riverview Room12 Water St. South
      Cambridge, Ontario N1R 3C5

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      BEYOND the Headlines: Is Data Privacy an Illusion?

      BEYOND The Headlines is hosted by the University of Waterloo in partnership with CBC Kitchener-Waterloo
      April 14: Is Data Privacy an Illusion?

      The data security of large public and private institutions across the world are being breached. With high economic and social stakes, how can the world protect its privacy in the digital age?

      Our panelists:Ian Goldberg is the Canada Research Chair in Privacy Enhancing Technologies. He is a Professor in the Cheriton School of Computer Science, where he is a founding member of the Cryptography, Security, and Privacy (CrySP) research group. He holds a PhD from the University of California, Berkeley, where he studied security systems, including cellular and wireless networks. He also studied systems for protecting the personal privacy of Internet users, which led to his role as Chief Scientist at Zero-Knowledge Systems, a Montreal-based startup.  His research currently focuses on developing usable and useful technologies to help Internet users maintain their security and privacy. 
       Veronica Kitchen is an associate professor in the Department of Political Science and in the Balsillie School of International Affairs. Her research is primarily focused on national security in a Canadian context, from the perspective of critical and feminist security studies. In this talk, she will address the politics of cybersecurity and disinformation in the context of global security. Professor Kitchen is an executive member of the Canadian Network for Research on Terrorism, Security and Society.

      Adam Molnar is an assistant professor in the Department of Sociology and Legal Studies who investigates surveillance technologies in law enforcement and its implications for civil liberties, including privacy and social inequality. His research includes developments such as access and encryption policy, police use of unmanned aerial vehicles, government surveillance, as well as consumer spyware. His recent work considers how concepts of security, vulnerabilities, and privacy are addressed by different stakeholders and sectors.


      Speakers:Craig Norris is the host for CBC Radio One 89.1 Kitchener-Waterloo, The Morning Edition and In The Key of C. Craig will be the moderator for the Beyond The Headlines Lecture Series. Feridun Hamdullahpur, the President & Vice-Chancellor of the University of Waterloo, will be bringing greetings on behalf of the University.

      Cost: Free

      Categories: University & Alumni

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