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Security, Privacy, Humanity

How do we build into digital devices, at the very core, safeguards of privacy, security, and fairness, so that even users with no technical background have assurances of safety and control? 

Smartphone sensors can identify people by their behavior

Ruby Lee is improving cybersecurity with deep learning.

Reconciling privacy and convenience

As an undergraduate, Hans Hanley worked with Prateek Mittal, assistant professor of electrical engineering, to improve security within the anonymous Tor browser.

Mayer combines expertise in computer science, law and public policy

Jonathan Mayer researches topics at the intersection of policy and technology.

Princeton center prepares a generation of leaders

Bridging computer science and public policy, Princeton University’s Center for Information Technology Policy has established itself as a leading voice on digital technology’s critical role and influence in modern society.

Good online habits start young

Marshini Chetty applies an understanding of computer users' behavior to help keep children safe online.

Tracking the Trackers

Arvind Narayanan's goal is to "shed light on the dark corners of online tracking."

Mathematical verification tests if software runs as advertised

Andrew Appel, with interests in both computing and public policy, has illuminated topics from election integrity to software verification.

Dramatic growth, interdisciplinary research, and offering 'boutique education at scale'

Chair Jennifer Rexford on the computer science department’s dramatic growth, interdisciplinary research, and offering “boutique education at scale”

Technology and ethics intertwine in Nick Feamster’s research

For Nick Feamster and his research group at Princeton, the goal is to deliver the experiences users expect from the "internet of things" while safeguarding personal information.

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