La cybersécurité est-elle possible?

Entrevue avec Sébastien Gambs dans le cadre de la conférence « La cybersécurité est-elle possible? » au Cœur des sciences de l’Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM). Sébastien Gambs est professeur d’informatique à l’UQAM. Ses travaux de recherche portent principalement sur la protection de la vie privée et la sécurité informatique, en particulier pour les …

Bitcoin: An impartial assessment of its use and potential for cybercrime

In this video, Prof. Jeremy Clark defines what bitcoin is, how it is used and its relation to cybercrime. This talk was presented in Toronto on May 31, 2016, at the SERENE-RISC Tutorial “Examining Cybercrime 2: Financial Edition”. Jeremy takes something mystical and clearly explains it. There’s this data structure which you may have heard …

Autonomous Hacking ?

DARPA held their cyber grand challenge in Las Vegas last week.  The challenge pitted 7 autonomous security systems against each other in a Capture The Flag Competition.  The winning system then went on to compete in DEFcon’s regular CTF against human competition and did as well as was expected (dead last). The job of commentating 7 …

DON’T PANIC. Making progress on the “Going Dark” Debate

With support from the William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, the Berkman Center for Internet Society at Harvard University a diverse group of security and policy experts from academia, civil society, and the U.S. intelligence community convened to discuss some of the difficult problems of surveillance and cybersecurity. This occurred at the time of public about …