Citizen Lab Fellow Jon Penney writes that “among certain national-security and public-policy circles, there is a growing trend to approach the challenges of cyber-security and cyber-war through the lens of the Cold War.”
Citizen Lab's latest research publications.
Citizen Lab Director Ron Deibert’s piece centers around the concept of stewardship of cyberspace.
In his piece, Professor Deibert writes about Canada’s role in securing cyberspace, quasi-national cyber armies such as the Syrian Electronic Army and the challenges faced by global civil society in cyberspace.
Citizen Lab Research Fellow Luis Horacio Najera’s commentary was featured in today’s Globe and Mail about World Press Freedom Day.
To explore stewardship and how it relates to cyberspace we have commissioned a special paper series with contributions from thought leaders in the field. We are pleased to announce the release of the final set of papers in the Cyber Dialogue 2012 Stewardship Series.
Citizen Lab Director Ron Deibert, Senior Fellow Rafal Rohozinski and Research Manager Masashi Crete-Nishihata have published an article in the February 2012 issue of Security Dialogue titled Cyclones in cyberspace: Information shaping and denial in the 2008 Russia–Georgia war.
In response to the open call of the newly-established United Nations Working Group on Human Rights and Transnational Corporations and Other Business Enterprises for input regarding the Working Group’s key thematic priorities and activities, the Citizen Lab submitted its views on the urgent need for greater assessment of and guidance surrounding the surveillance and Internet filtering technology sector.
Citizen Lab Director Ron Deibert published a new paper in this year’s edition of the GIS Watch.
Citizen Lab Director Ron Deibert published an article titled Big Data Meets Big Brother.
A new report, entitled The Canadian Connection: An investigation of Syrian government and Hezbullah web hosting in Canada, continues Citizen Lab research into the intersection of the private sector, authoritarianism, and cyberspace regulation, turning our attention to a component of the Internet that does not typically receive the same amount of attention as filtering, surveillance, and computer network attack products and services: web hosting services.