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Suso Baleato, Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Quantitative Social Science (IQSS) has won the Poster Prize of the 3rd Annual FAS Research Symposium held June 21, 2019

About the prize: Poster Prize of the 3rd Annual FAS Postdoc Research Symposium held June 21, 2019 at Northwest Building 52 Oxford Street. Organized by Harvard University Faculty of Arts and Sciences Office of Postdoctoral Affairs, and the FAS Postdoctoral Association. Donors include: QIAGEN, GENEWITZ,ThermoFisher Scientic, and Milipore Sigma.

About the poster: The poster shows how to use differential privacy with negligible utility loss to facilitate the replication and reuse of statistical analysis of sensitive datasets. We illustrate our approach with the case of the... Read more about Suso Baleato, Postdoctoral Fellow, Institute for Quantitative Social Science (IQSS) has won the Poster Prize of the 3rd Annual FAS Research Symposium held June 21, 2019

New Course Spring 2019: Applied Privacy for Data Science

Computer Science 208: Applied Privacy for Data Science

The risks to privacy when making human subjects data available for research and how to protect against these risks using the formal framework of differential privacy. Methods for attacking statistical data releases, the mathematics of and software implementations of differential privacy, deployed solutions in industry and government. Assignments will include implementation and experimentation on data science tasks.

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Privacy Tools Retreat Monday 10/29, Tuesday 10/30

The Privacy Tools Project will be hosting a retreat on Monday, October 29, and Tuesday, October 30. All Privacy Tools colleagues and collaborators are welcome to join. The retreat will focus largely on work funded by the US Bureau of the Census and the National Science Foundation. 

The schedule included in the PDF below is subject to change.

 

 

 

Urs Gasser, Alexandra Wood, and Salome Viljoen speaking at Istanbul Privacy Symposium

Urs Gasser, Alexandra Wood, and Salome Viljoen will be speaking at the 1st Istanbul Privacy Symposium: Data Protection and Innovations, October 11-12, 2018. 

Urs Gasser will be providing the opening speech, Alexandra Wood will be a moderator for "Privacy by Design, Privacy by Default and Data Security," and Salome Viljoen will be...

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Collaborators Aaron Roth, Jonathan Ullman to present at TPDP 2018

Collaborators Aaron Roth and Jonathan Ullman will present, "Local Differential Privacy for Evolving Data" at Theory and Practice of Differential Privacy (TPDP 2018). TPDP will be held in Toronto, Canada, on October 15th, 2018, as part of CCS 2018. Collaborator Katrina Ligett, and Privacy Tools collaborators and alumni Thomas Steinke and Mark Bun are on the Organizing and Program Committee.  Read more about Collaborators Aaron Roth, Jonathan Ullman to present at TPDP 2018

Aloni Cohen and Kobbi Nissim to present at TPDP 2018

Aloni Cohen and Kobbi Nissim will present, "Towards Modeling Singling Out" and "Linear Program Reconstruction in Practice" at Theory and Practice of Differential Privacy (TPDP 2018). TPDP will be held in Toronto, Canada, on October 15th, 2018, as part of CCS 2018. Collaborator Katrina Ligett, and Privacy Tools collaborators and alumni Thomas Steinke and Mark Bun are on the Organizing and Program Committee.  Read more about Aloni Cohen and Kobbi Nissim to present at TPDP 2018