Merce Crosas and Steve Chong both appeared on a panel on security and privacy at Women Engineers Code (WECode) Conference, at Harvard University in February. WE Code hopes to cultivate the next generation of technical leaders, foster a network and community among collegiate engineers, and promote more female representation in the technical industry.
Marco Gaboardi, of University of Dundee, Scotland, joined the Privacy Tools Project as a Visiting Scholar in December 2014. Marco has contributed greatly to programming languages for differential privacy.
The Privacy Tools project is happy to announce thatZelig: Everyone's Statistical Software version 5 has been released. Zelig works closely with the project's developing tools. It is an easy-to-use, free, open source, general purpose statistics program for estimating, interpreting, and presenting results from any statistical method.
During the IACS & CRCS Symposium, Privacy in a Networked World, Bruce Schneier, Harvard Berkman Center Fellow, talks with Edward Snowden about government surveillance and the effectiveness of privacy tools like encryption to a public audience at Harvard's School of Engineering and Applied Sciences.