Friday, October 9, 2020

Waterloo partnership launches cybersecurity platform in Singapore

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The University hopes to introduce a similar initiative in Canada to support cybersecurity workforce

The University of Waterloo, in partnership with several stakeholders, has launched a new platform in Singapore to help address a cybersecurity workforce skills gap in the region.

Monday, July 6, 2020

Managing the pandemic through contact tracing apps: Technological innovation or a challenge to privacy and civil liberties

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Managing the pandemic through contact tracing apps

Technological innovation or a challenge to privacy and civil liberties

By Angelica Sanchez

University Relations

   

In an effort to track the spread of COVID-19, more and more contact tracing apps will continue to emerge. However, there are major concerns surrounding privacy issues when it comes to technology such as these apps collecting personal data.

Tuesday, May 19, 2020

Coronavirus statement

Statement on privacy-respecting and trust-worthy COVID-19 tracing apps (version française ci-dessous - for the French version see below)

Monday, April 6, 2020

Florian Kerschbaum receives 2019 Outstanding Young Computer Science Researcher Award

Florian Kerschbaum

Director of the Cybersecurity and Privacy Institute, Florian Kerschbaum, received a 2019 Outstanding Young Computer Science Researcher Award from CS-Can/Info-Can, the nation’s professional society dedicated to representing all aspects of computer science and the interests of the discipline to Can

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