Tag: surveillance

March 9, 2022

When the Internet Surrounds Us: A Panel Discussion

Watch the video of a panel discussion, recorded on February 23, 2022, featuring a panel of scholars whose research addresses how “internet of things” (IoT) devices are leading to new challenges for privacy, security, and surveillance in homes and neighborhoods. The panel was co-sponsored by Cyversity, which works to achieve the consistent representation of women and underrepresented minorities in the cybersecurity industry.

January 14, 2020

2020 Cal Cybersecurity Fellowship Awarded to Nathan Malkin, PhD Student

The Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity is pleased to announce that Nathan Malkin, a PhD student in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, is the 2020 recipient of the Cal Cybersecurity Fellowship, which was established following a gift from a Cal alum. The award will support to support Malkin’s research on privacy controls for “always-on” listening devices.

August 16, 2018

RSVP for “Habeas Data”: Panel Discussion with Cyrus Farivar, 8/30, 5:30pm

Whether through your phone, car, or credit card, caught on a CCTV camera or tracked through your online viewing history, government agencies know where you are, and are quietly collecting your most intimate, mundane, and personal information. Is this even legal? Please join us on Thursday, August 30 from 5:30-7pm…

July 24, 2018

Defending Politically Vulnerable Organizations Online

Authored by Sean Brooks, Research Fellow with the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity (CLTC), this paper “Defending Politically Vulnerable Organizations Online,” provides an overview of cybersecurity threats to civil society organizations targeted for political purposes, and explores the ecosystem of resources available to help these organizations improve their cybersecurity. The report details how media outlets, human rights groups, NGOs, and other politically vulnerable organizations face significant cybersecurity threats—often at the hands of powerful governments— but have limited resources to protect themselves.

March 2, 2018

RSVP for March 8 Seminar on Policing, Surveillance, and Big Data

Please join us on March 8 at 12pm as we kick off our 2018 Spring Seminar Series with a conversation between two scholars discussing surveillance, policing, and civil liberties in the age of “big data.” In his talk, “The Rise of Big Data Policing,” Andrew Guthrie Ferguson will focus on…

February 22, 2018

CLTC Announces 2018 Spring Seminar Series

The Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity is pleased to announce our 2018 Spring Seminar Series. We are honored to welcome four distinguished speakers from the UC Berkeley community and beyond. On March 8, Catherine Crump, Assistant Clinical Professor of Law and Director of the Samuelson Law, Technology & Public Policy Clinic, and…

April 20, 2017

VIDEO: CLTC Seminar with Ron Deibert, Citizen Lab

On April 18, 2017, the Center for Long-Term Cybersecurity was honored to welcome Ron Deibert, Professor of Political Science and Director of the Citizen Lab at the Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto, for a lunch seminar presentation entitled “Cyber Espionage and Civil Society: A Silent Epidemic.” The…