Date
April 07, 2019
Time
7:30 pm
Location
Underhill Lecture Hall, McKibbin Centre, Burman University

Herr Lecture

DIGITAL ESPIONAGE AGAINST GLOBAL CIVIL SOCIETY: TRACKING A GROWING THREAT TO DEMOCRACY
Dr. Ronald Deibert

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Sunday, April 7, 2019, 7:30 PM  |  Underhill Lecture Hall, McKibbin Centre, Burman University

 

Ronald Deibert, one Canada’s foremost experts on cybersecurity, explores the threat of covert surveillance and digital espionage to civil societies worldwide. Deibert is Professor of Political Science at the University of Toronto and Director of the Citizen Lab, a digital watchdog that researches the exercise of political power in cyberspace. Deibert is the author of Black Code: Surveillance, Privacy, and the Dark Side of the Internet (Random House: 2013), as well 
as numerous books, chapters, articles, and reports on Internet censorship, surveillance, and cyber security. He is a former founder and principal investigator of the OpenNet Initiative (2003-2014) and a founder of Psiphon, a world leader in providing open access to the Internet.

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