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Professor Dinner Series: Brian Kernighan

  • Colonial Club 40 Prospect Ave Princeton, NJ, 08540 United States (map)

Information Security

Pervasive computer and communications systems are changing our lives at an accelerating rate, and connecting us to each other to a degree that would have been inconceivable 10 or 20 years ago. This connectivity has certainly improved our lives in many ways, but it has also made it remarkably easy for companies, governments and criminals to collect and abuse a lot of data about us. I'll talk about some of the technical background, issues and concerns for individuals and discuss possible self-defense measures.

Earlier Event: January 23
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Later Event: February 13
Stoplight Party