Source: Olivia Ward, Toronto Star

The Toronto Star has named Citizen Lab Director Ron Deibert one of 12 influential Canadians whose thoughts influence the way the world works.

“Godfather of Gen-H hacktivists, Deibert presides over a fiercely dedicated network of cyberdetectives based at U of T, but stretching worldwide, who have monitored everything from Chinese electronic espionage to crackdowns on the Arab Spring. He has won kudos as one of the five most influential IT security thinkers in the world, a cutting-edge human rights defender and one of Esquire magazine’s ‘best and brightest.'”

To view the full list, see here.