Updated Russian technology policy relating to cybersecurity - Cyber Agency to reconcile cyber conflicts?

Russia just released an interesting strategic document concerning “information security” (in their nomenclature this includes cybersecurity and more) with a view to “determine the main threats to international information security”, it supposedly complements the doctrine of information security, and more. I'll go through a few points below. Unlike some documents…

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Governance of privacy-preserving digital advertising systems?

Research works conducted in the previous two decades bore fruits. At many organisations or companies, privacy has become elevated in importance. One of such potentially recent developments in the discussion around the changes to the web platform that could support the work of privacy-preserving digital advertising systems, the design of…

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Analysis of UK Integrated Report in scope of cyber operations

The UK just released its comprehensive report Integrated Review concerning future diplomatic and military capabilities. While the document discusses foreign policy, adversaries, and kinetic forces such as missiles, tanks, or nuclear weapons, it contains interesting tidbits about cybersecurity and cyberwarfare (and is perhaps analogical to the other one from France)…

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Initial privacy analysis of Google’s Privacy Sandbox - Federated Learning of Cohorts leaking information about browsing in incognito mode

Digital web advertising is an ecosystem undergoing strategic changes. Google’s Privacy Sandbox is promising to redesign web advertising technology in ways that will respect user’s privacy, including based on some previous designs. Detailed technically-enabled analysis should wait until more design features are known. In this post I focus…

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