January 2014

Summer research opportunities for undergraduates (Application deadline: Feb 28, 2014)

The Privacy Tools for Sharing Research Data project is pleased to announce summer research opportunities for undergraduates with interests related to computer science and scientific computing. Students will work with faculty in highly interdisciplinary groups on projects that contribute to the security and privacy of data.

The Privacy Tools for Sharing Research Data project is a broad, multidisciplinary effort to help enable the collection, analysis and sharing of personal data for research in social science and other fields, while providing Read more about Summer research opportunities for undergraduates (Application deadline: Feb 28, 2014)

An Open Letter from US Researchers in Cryptography and Information Security

An Open Letter from US Researchers in Cryptography and Information Security

January 24, 2014

Media reports since last June have revealed that the US government conducts domestic and international surveillance on a massive scale, that it engages in deliberate and covert weakening of Internet security standards, and that it pressures US technology companies to deploy backdoors and other data-collection features. As leading members of the US cryptography and information-security research communities, we deplore these practices and urge that they be changed Read more about An Open Letter from US Researchers in Cryptography and Information Security