Citizen Lab Director Ron Deibert joined other panelists Christopher Soghoian, Allan Paller, and Sukanya Pillay to discuss cyber security issues and policies, including questions regarding Internet filtering, cyber warfare, and protection of civil liberties. You can watch the entire very interesting 60 minute discussion here.
In the Media
Citizen Lab staff and research in the news.
Cyberspace has become an all-immersive domain, and the global communications environment in which all of society, economics, and politics are now embedded. Its constituent parts are widely conceived of as critical national infrastructure.
Ron Deibert, Director of The Citizen Lab and The Canada Centre for Global Security Studies, and Rafal Rohozinski, CEO of The SecDev Group share their thoughts on the emerging “cyber military-industrial complex” in today’s Globe and Mail.
Professor Ron Deibert, Citizen Lab and Canada Centre for Global Security Studies Director, spoke with Masala Canada – Radio Canada International about online freedom of expression and Internet surveillance. Professor Deibert also discussed the lessons that can be learned from the recent Internet freedom controversy in Egypt.
Nora Young of CBC Radio interviews Ron Deibert on the Egyptian government’s censorship of the Internet in the wake of the recent political unrest in the country. Deibert classifies the incident as unprecedented in scope and scale, but not in type.
Beyond Bars: 50 Years of PEN’s writers in Prison Committee is the latest issue of the Index on Censorship. In the issue, Ron Deibert writes on the subject of online blogging and the increased threats that bloggers face.
In this feature of the New York Times Room for Debate, Ron Deibert gives his take on the recent Wikileaks controversy. Deibert views Wikileaks as only one of the many changing tides of individual and state privacy in cyberspace, and points to the legal and ethical standards that need to accompany this present shift.
Ron Deibert and Rafal Rohozinski, principal investigators of the Information Warfare Monitor, have co-authored an op-ed in the Globe and Mail. The researchers explore Koobface: a crimeware network that thrives on popular social-networking Web sites such as Facebook. Deibert and Rohozinski discuss the global policy complications of cybercrime.
In this video posted by the Globe and Mail, Professor Ron Deibert discusses the work of the Citizen Lab: an interdisciplinary laboratory based at the Munk School of Global Affairs at the University of Toronto, Canada focusing on advanced research and development at the intersection of digital media, global security, and human rights.
In this New York Times Room for Debate discussion, Professor Ron Deibert comments on the Twitter worm and speaks to additional cybersecurity concerns connected to the emerging climate of criminal and political espionage in cyberspace.