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CBC Radio interviews Director Ron Deibert on Egypt’s Internet Blackout

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

Bulletin of Atomic Scientists Interviews Director Ron Deibert

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

Director Ron Deibert named to the Privacy International Advisory Board

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!

From Privacy International

Toronto’s Citizen Lab is being recognized

Citizen Lab Director Professor Ron Deibert was interviewed by CBC Metro Morning radio host Matt Galloway in recognition of the 2010 Vox Libera award presented to the Citizen Lab by the Canadian Journalists for Free Expression.

Listen to the interview here from CBC.

Ron Deibert, Cyber sleuth

Ron Deibert, Founder/Director of the Citizen Lab and Professor of Political Science has been nominated for the Globe and Mail’s 25 Transformational Canadians contest.

Read the nomination from The Globe and Mail

Ron Deibert on Citizen Lab

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.