Citizen Lab Director Ron Deibert spoke to CBC The National’s Amanda Lang about the fine line between the need for security and the right to privacy.
In the Media
Citizen Lab staff and research in the news.
Professor Deibert talked about the upcoming challenges in cyberspace, and the desire to write a book that presents to the general public some of the work that is behind the Citizen Lab.
On Friday, 7 June, Citizen Lab Director Ron Deibert spoke to Matt Galloway of CBC Radio’s Metro Morning show about the NSA spying scandal.
May 27-30 2013
Citizen Lab Senior Researcher Helmi Noman spoke to media this week about the Syrian Electronic Army and the latest hacking of the Associated Press’ verified Twitter account.
Citizen Lab Director Ron Deibert spoke about how repressive governments around the world have been getting assistance from Western technology companies.
Noman discussed the recent Twitter compromises, techniques believed to be used (phishing URLs), and how the regional dimensions of the conflict in Syria is reflected on the Internet (e.g., defacement of Iranian and Russian websites over their support to Syrian regime).
Bloomberg Business Week reports on joint Citizen Lab and University of New Mexico research on surveillance in the TOM-Skype instant messaging client (Chinese version of Skype).
In a piece for Agence France Press, Citizen Lab Senior Researcher Sarah McKune was quoted in response to a recent report outlying alleged Chinese hacking of US firms.