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CIS Tech Workshop with Tom Lowenthal - Email Encryption: Pretty Good Privacy Even when Someone's Listening

April 22, 2014
Stanford Law School

Pretty-good-privacy or PGP is the world's most widely-used email encryption system, capable of protecting the contents of messages from interception by anyone from an ISP to the NSA. In this workshop Tom Lowenthal will introduce us to PGP, explain how to use it and teach us some of its foibles. Audience members are encouraged to bring their laptops: the session will be hands on, and you should walk away with the software installed and configured. Folks of any technical experience level are welcome at this session. There's plenty to cover, and the material will be tailored to the level of the room. Read more » about CIS Tech Workshop with Tom Lowenthal - Email Encryption: Pretty Good Privacy Even when Someone's Listening

CIS Tech Workshop - How Can We Protect the Internet Against Surveillance?

April 29, 2014
Stanford Law School

In this talk, EFF's Technology Projects Director Peter Eckersley will survey the state of Internet security and surveillance in the wake of Edward Snowden's revelations. It is unlikely that we can protect most Internet users against sophisticated, targeted attacks by their own and other governments, but there is more reason to be optimistic that we might shield the bulk of users' data against the type of dragnet surveillance that the US and other governments are conducting. Read more » about CIS Tech Workshop - How Can We Protect the Internet Against Surveillance?

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