Cookies: Tech Security & Privacy

--- Princeton University School of Engineering and Applied Science ---

Technology has transformed our lives, but there are hidden tradeoffs we make as we take advantage of these new tools. Cookies, as you know, can be a tasty snack -- but they can also be something that takes your data. This podcast is presented by the Princeton University School of Engineering and Applied Science.

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  1. Tech Consumers Should Demand Better Security: Ruby Lee, Princeton Uni

    As a chief computer architect at Hewlett-Packard in the 1980s, Ruby Lee was a leader in changing the way computers are built, simplifying their core instructions so they could do more. And she revolutionized the way computers use multimedia. If you’ve watched a video or streamed music on your computer ...

    10/12/2021

  2. Barton Gellman Deletes His Account

    To kick off our second season, we’re honored to welcome Barton Gellman, Princeton Class of 1982. Bart has won multiple Pulitzer Prizes, including for his groundbreaking work with The Washington Post in 2013 to reveal widespread surveillance by the National Security Agency. The stories showed that even though they weren’t ...

    10/06/2021

  3. Welcome to Season 2 of Cookies: Tech Security & Privacy!

    From the Princeton University School of Engineering and Applied Science, this is season two of Cookies, a podcast about technology, privacy and security. I'm Aaron Nathans, digital media editor at Princeton Engineering. On this podcast we'll discuss how technology has transformed our lives from the way we connect with each ...

    09/29/2021

  4. Your Movements are Being Tracked Down to the Inch: Yan Shvartzshnaider, former fellow at the Center for Information Technology Privacy, and Colleen Josephson, grad student at Stanford University

    We take our mobile phones everywhere we go, and it’s become scary easy for services and apps to collect information about our movements. But there are limits to what these technologies can do; they work best outdoors. Our guests in our first season finale episode, Yan Shvartzshnaider of NYU and ...

    10/21/2020

  5. How artificial intelligence can be turned against us: Prateek Mittal, associate professor of electrical engineering

    Prateek Mittal, associate professor of electrical engineering at Princeton University, is here to discuss his team's research into how hackers can use adversarial tactics toward artificial intelligence to take advantage of us and our data. In the context of self driving cars, think about a bad actor that aims to cause ...

    10/13/2020