What are the cyber surveillance and human rights implications of Egypt’s Internet shutdown?
This morning, Ron Deibert comments on the CBC radio show Metro Morning. Deibert speaks to the actions taken by Egyptians to get back online and to access additional information media. In discussing government surveillance of alternative information options, Professor Deibert elaborates on how Egyptian security services may be able to monitor and identify key dissidents.
Listen here from CBC
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The Bulletin of Atomic Scientists has published an interview with Professor Ron Deibert, Director of The Canada Centre for Global Security Studies and The Citizen Lab. Deibert discusses the increasing militarization of cyberspace through extensive focus of cyber espionage and cyber war in international relations. Such national security strategies also influence the rise of cyber criminal networks and patriotic hacking, according to Deibert.
Abstract available here
Ron Deibert, Director of the Citizen Lab and Canada Centre for Global Security Studies has been appointed on the Privacy International Advisory Board. Privacy International campaigns on matters of privacy on an international level and is the oldest surviving privacy advocacy group in the world. Professor Deibert joins a team of 90 members from over 40 countries. Members include government officials, academics, civil society, and corporate and legal consultants. Congratulations to all new Board members!
Join Ron Deibert, Nart Villeneuve and Rafal Rohozinski on Friday, Nov. 18 at 12:00 pm in a live discussion with The Globe and Mail on Internet security. The researchers are key members of the Information Warfare Monitor, a joint research activity of the Citizen Lab and the SecDev Group.
More info on the chat from The Globe and Mail
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.