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I know what you did last summer: security and privacy risks to our presence in cyberspace

With Dr Jason R.C. Nurse
Recorded:
2 Mar 2017
Speakers:
With Dr Jason R.C. Nurse
Filming venue:

Oxford Internet Institute, 1 St Giles, Oxford, OX1 3JS

Cyberspace, a world of great promise, but also, of great peril. Pirates, predators, and hackers galore, are you and your online identity at risk in this wild frontier? In this talk I reflect on some of the security and privacy risks to our presence in cyberspace and use of digital technologies. This work focuses specifically on the risks of social media (yes, I mean you with that Twitter / Facebook / Instagram / … account), the way we expose information unknowingly via emails (that’s right, it’s not only incoming emails that are a problem!), and the fact that our devices are constantly leaking our personal information (including where you live and who your close friends are…). Come along, I guarantee it will be lots of fun, and maybe a bit scary…!

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