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PI Salil Vadhan, PI Kobbi Nissim, and Senior Researcher Marco Gaboardi Presented at the Third Biennial Secure and Trustworthy CyberSpace Principal Investigators' Meeting (SaTC PI Meeting '17)

On January 9-11, PI Salil Vadhan, PI Kobbi Nissim, and Senior Researcher Marco Gaboardi Presented at the Third Biennial Secure and Trustworthy CyberSpace Principal Investigators' Meeting (SaTC PI Meeting '17) in Arlington Virginia. 

The NSF SaTC PI Meeting is a biennial forum of the SaTC research community where leading experts from academia, industry, and Federal agencies come together to discuss game changing challenges resulting from the global adoption of cyberspace by:

  • Reviewing new developments in SaTC fundamental ideas and concepts that minimize the...
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Berkman Klein Center Seeks Applications for 2017 Summer Internship Program

The Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society is now accepting applications for its 2017 Summer Internship Program! The application deadline for all students for summer 2017 is Monday, February 13, 2017 at 11:59 p.m. ET 

The Berkman Klein Center is looking to engage a diverse group of students who are interested in studying -- and changing the world through -- the Internet and new technologies; who are driven, funny, and kind; and who would like to join an amazing community in Cambridge this summer for 10 weeks of shared research and exchange...

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Berkman Klein Center Seeks Fellow for Privacy Initiatives

Project and Fellowship Description:

Working collaboratively with faculty and senior research staff from the Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, the fellow’s primary responsibilities will be to provide managerial support and substantive contributions to the Berkman Center’s research on the legal and policy dimensions of online privacy across multiple projects, with specific tasks including but not limited to:

  • working closely with faculty and senior research staff from the Berkman Klein Center to coordinate, oversee, and conduct research, written project outputs...
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Team Members Kobbi Nissim, Jon Ullman, and Adam Smith to Speak at the 7th Annual Bar-llan Winter School on Cryptography

Several members of the Privacy Tools Project team will speak at the 7th Bar-Ilan Winter School on Cryptography, which will be held on February 12-16, 2017 at the Kfar Hamaccabiah conference center in Ramat-Gan, Israel. This year the school will focus on differential privacy, from theory to practice. Speakers are Katrina Ligett (Hebrew University and Caltech); Kobbi Nissim (Harvard University and Georgetown University); Vitaly Shmatikov (Cornell Tech); Adam Smith (...

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Collaborator Cynthia Dwork Organizes "Four Facets of Differential Privacy" Symposium

Saturday, November 12th
9:30am - 5:30pm
Wolfensohn Hall
Institute for Advanced Study

Differential privacy disentangles learning about a dataset as a whole from learning about an individual data contributor. Just now entering practice on a global scale, the demand for advanced differential privacy techniques and knowledge of basic skills is pressing. This symposium will provide an in-depth look at the current context for privacy-preserving statistical data analysis and an agenda for future research. This event is organized by Cynthia Dwork, of Microsoft Research, with...

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Open Positions in The Privacy Tools for Sharing Research Data Project

The Privacy Tools Project seeks students, interns, postdocs, and visiting researchers in Computer Science, Statistics, Government, Mathematics, Law, and Social Sciences with Quantitative Experience, particularly those with an interest in learning about or working on Data Privacy. For available positions and instructions on how to apply, please visit http://privacytools.seas.harvard.edu/participate/positions. For general information, email privacytools-info@seas.harvard....

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Team Member Alexandra Wood Presents at the Brussels Privacy Symposium

Alexandra Wood, Privacy Tools team member and fellow at the Berkman Klein Center, presented at the Brussels Privacy Symposium, which is the first annual academic program jointly presented by the Brussels Privacy Hub of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB) and the Future of Privacy Forum (FPF). The theme of the workshop was Identifiability: Policy and Practical Solutions for Anonymization and Pseudonymization.