Past Events

  • 2008 Oct 29

    David Lazer: "Life in the network– the coming age of computational social science"

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Maxwell Dworkin 119

    CRCS Privacy and Security Lunch Seminar

    Date: Wednesday, October 29, 2008
    Time: 12:00pm-1:30 pm
    Place: Maxwell Dworkin 119

    Speaker: David Lazer

    Title: Life in the network– the coming age of computational social science

    Abstract:
    An increasing fraction of human interactions are digitally captured. These digital breadcrumbs create enormous opportunities for ground breaking social science. This talk will discuss what some of the potential opportunities are, as well the potential barriers to the emergence of a “computational social science...

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  • 2008 Oct 22

    Chris Soghoian: "Deceptive Phishing Research: Moral Questions and Legal Issues"

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Maxwell Dworkin 119

    CRCS Privacy and Security Lunch Seminar

    Date: Wednesday, October 22, 2008
    Time: 12:00pm-1:30 pm
    Place: Maxwell Dworkin 119

    Speaker: Chris Soghoian

    Title:  Deceptive Phishing Research: Moral Questions and Legal Issues

    Abstract:  Researchers are increasingly turning to live, “in the wild” phishing studies of users, who unknowingly participate without giving informed consent. Such studies can expose researchers to a number of unique, and fairly significant legal risks. This talk will introduce four case studies highlighting...

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  • 2008 Oct 15

    Ben Adida: "Health Privacy in a Facebook World"

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Maxwell Dworkin 119

    CRCS Privacy and Security Lunch Seminar

    Date: Wednesday, October 15, 2008
    Time: 12:00pm-1:30 pm
    Place: Maxwell Dworkin 119

    Speaker: Ben Adida

    Title:  Health Privacy in a Facebook World

    Abstract:  While the press raves about the coming revolution of “personalized medicine”, it remains a challenge for an individual to obtain simply a usable copy of their complete medical record. Recently, Microsoft, Google, and the Dossia consortium each launched their own version of Personally Controlled Health Records (PCHRs), technology that...

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  • 2008 Oct 08

    John Viega: "Why Anti-Virus sucks, and how to fix it"

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Maxwell Dworkin 2nd Floor Lounge Area

    CRCS Privacy and Security Lunch Seminar

    Date: Wednesday, October 8, 2008
    Time: 12:00pm-1:30 pm
    Place: Maxwell Dworkin 2nd Floor Lounge Area

    Speaker: John Viega

    Title: Why Anti-Virus sucks, and how to fix it

    Abstract: Anti-virus software (AV) is found on most Windows desktops (well over 90%). Many people are amazed that it is so ubiquitous, because it is so widely reviled. Technical people will often claim that AV “doesn’t work”, and that it “causes stability problems”. And almost everyone will claim that it “slows your machine down”. While...

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  • 2008 Oct 01

    Tyler Moore: "An Empirical Analysis of Phishing Attack and Defense"

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Maxwell Dworkin 119

    CRCS Privacy and Security Lunch Seminar

    Date: Wednesday, October 1, 2008
    Time: 12:00pm-1:30 pm
    Place: Maxwell Dworkin 119

    Speaker: Tyler Moore

    Title:  An Empirical Analysis of Phishing Attack and Defense:

    Abstract: A key way in which banks mitigate the effects of phishing attacks is to remove the fraudulent websites and abusive domain names hosting them. We have gathered and analyzed empirical data on phishing website removal times and the number of visitors that the websites attract. We find that website removal is part of the answer...

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  • 2008 Sep 24

    Latanya Sweeney: "Integrating Technology and Policy"

    12:00pm to 1:30pm

    Location: 

    Maxwell Dworkin 119

    CRCS Privacy and Security Lunch Seminar

    Date: Wednesday, September 24, 2008
    Time: 12:00pm-1:30 pm
    Place: Maxwell Dworkin 119

    Topic: Integrating Technology and Policy

    Speaker: Latanya Sweeney

    Abstract: In the old days, computer scientists tended to be of the opinion that the goal of computer scientists was to construct machines and the goal of social scientists was to get society to accept them. There is no doubt that traditional approaches to computer science research have revolutionized the world in which we live, but past success using...

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