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The Brown Daily Herald Asks Brown CS Faculty About COVID Cybersecurity

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“We’re facing a tipping point in terms of global cybersecurity and privacy, as a result of the pandemic forcing everybody out of the streets and their offices and into their home offices and online,” says Timothy EdgarBrown CS ...

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Every year, Brown University's Graduate School presents the Master's Award for Professional Excellence to recognize outstanding student contributions that influence or contribute to the field or profession. This year, Brown's School of Professional Studies is ...

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Timothy Edgar Proposes A Review Of Europe's Counterterrorism Policies

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In trying times, perhaps one of the most substantial contributions that academics can offer is to use their position of ...

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Timothy Edgar Offers Bloomberg A Unique View On The Recent Apple/FBI Controversy

A detailed recent news item in Bloomberg by Adam Satariano and Chris Strohm dissects the ongoing Apple/FBI controversy that arose from the court order to unlock an iPhone used by one of the accused perpetrators of the San Bernardino massacre. Initially, they find, the Obama administration and Apple shared a certain amount of common ...

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Seny Kamara Joins Brown CS As Associate Professor

“Some people say privacy is dead,” says Seny Kamara, who joins Brown CS as Associate Professor this summer. “I don’t buy that at all.” The former Microsoft researcher, born in France and raised on three different continents, has long seen academia as his eventual destination. Excited by the people and the values he’s ...

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Sometimes silence, perhaps unintentionally, speaks louder than words. Writing today in Lawfare, Timothy Edgar, a Visiting Fellow at Brown University's Watson Institute, noted that neither cybersecurity nor surveillance nor encryption was mentioned once in President Barack Obama's State of the Union address last night.

"In past years," he writes, "Obama has sounded increasingly ...

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Timothy Edgar Helps Fact-Check Marco Rubio For Politifact

"Rubio is almost certainly off by orders of magnitude," says Timothy Edgar, a Visiting Fellow at Brown University's Watson Institute. He was recently consulted by Politifact in an article critiquing Senator Marco Rubio's claim that 700,000 Americans could be unjustly prevented from buying guns by a bill that would use a terrorist ...

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NYT Quotes Timothy Edgar On NSA Surveillance

Documents recently obtained through a Freedom of Information Act request, the New York Times reports, reveal that the National Security Agency has used foreign collection of Internet metadata as a way around the oversight of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court. The article features remarks from Timothy Edgar, a Visiting Fellow at Brown University's Watson ...

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Timothy Edgar Gives NPR And WWL Radio Interviews

As the world revisits issues of government surveillance and cybersecurity in the wake of the Paris attacks, Timothy Edgar, a Visiting Fellow at Brown University's Watson Institute, has been interviewed by regional and national radio stations. 

His interview with Louisiana-based WWL is available here.

His interview on NPR's "To The Point" program is ...

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La Presse Interviews Timothy Edgar About

Francophones will be interested in a recent interview with Timothy Edgar, a Visiting Fellow at Brown University's Watson Institute. La Presse, Canada's second-largest French-language newspaper, sought him out on the topics of Edward Snowden, government surveillance, and privacy. 

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