Panelists at IAPP
Lorrie Cranor and Norman Sadeh are panelists at IAPP’s Inaugural Privacy Engineering Section Forum at the IAPP Global Summit, Washington DC.
Presentation at FTC's Annual Privacy Conference
Our research group presents two papers and several posters at the FTC’s annual Privacy Conference. Panelists include Pardis Naeini for our work on capturing people's IoT privacy preferences and Norman Sadeh for our work on developing privacy assistants to help users keep up with the broad deployment of cameras and computer vision algorithms. Daniel Smullen will present a poster, titled "Personalized Privacy Assistant for IoT".
Hazim Almuhimedi receives his PhD
Graduate student, Hazim Almuhimedi, receives his PhD for his dissertation on “Helping Smartphone Users Manage their Privacy with Nudges“
Keynote at GDPR Privacy Engineering Workshop
Prof. Norman Sadeh delivers a keynote at workshop on Privacy Engineering Research and the GDPR: A Trans-Atlantic Initiative in Leuven, Belgium. Find the presentation materials here.
Panelist at Privacy + Security Forum
Norman Sadeh participated in the panel for “From Big Data, to Machine Learning, to AI” at the Privacy + Security Forum in Washington, DC
CDT on Connected Cars
Presentation of Privacy Infrastructure Work
Our work on "Assisting Users in a World Full of Cameras: A Privacy-aware Infrastructure for Computer Vision Applications" is beeing presented at a workshop on "The Bright and Dark Sides of Computer Vision: Challenges and Opportunities for Privacy and Security" in Hawaii.
Best Paper and Distinguished Poster Award
Our paper on A Scalable and Privacy-Aware IoT Service for Live Video Analytics won the best paper award at the ACM Multimedia Systems Conference 2017 and we received a distinguished poster award at SOUPS 2017.
Presentation of joint work with UCI at IoTCA
Our work on "Mobile App Privacy Compliance: Automated Technology to Help Regulators, App Stores and Developers" will be presented at the Privacy Law Scholar Conference (PLSC) by Sebastian Zimmeck. The co-authors are Ziqi Wang, Lieyong Zou, Roger Iyengar, Bin Liu, Florian Schaub, Shomir Wilson, Norman Sadeh, Steven M. Bellovin, and Joel Reidenberg.
Invited presentation by Norman Sadeh on our research at FTC Technology and Consumer Protection Workshop (ConPro ’17) in San Jose (co-located with 38th IEEE Symposium on Security & Privacy).
Privacy Assistant Featured in MIT Technology review
Mobile App Compliance
More Coverage of Mobile Privacy Assistant
News Coverage of Privacy Assistant Release
Privacy Assistant for Android released
Just released first version of our Privacy Assistant in Google Play store. For the time being, it’s only available for rooted Android phones. Hoping that over time we can make it available to everyone.
CMU Press Release About Mobile App Compliance
CMU press release on our mobile app compliance tool and our work with the California Office of the Attorney General features Sebastian Zimmeck and Norman Sadeh.
AAAI Privacy and Language Technology Symposium
Collaboration with California AG
Featured in CIO Magazine
FTC Chairwoman Highlights our Project
FTC Chairwoman Edith Ramirez mentions our Personalized Privacy Assistant project in her keynote address at the Technology Policy Institute Aspen Forum.
IAPP SOUPS Privacy Award
Our article on Personalized Privacy Assistants for Mobile App Permissions, “Follow My Recommendations: A Personalized Assistant for Mobile App Permissions” received the IAPP SOUPS Privacy Award
Project members will present three papers at the Symposium on Usable Privacy and Security (SOUPS) in Denver, CO, at the end of June: Expecting the Unexpected: Understanding Mismatched Privacy Expectations Online A. Rao, F. Schaub, N. Sadeh, A. Acquisti, R. Kang, How Short is Too Short? Implications of Length and Framing on the Effectiveness of Privacy Notices J. Gluck, F. Schaub, A. Friedman, H. Habib, N. Sadeh, L. F. Cranor, Y. Agarwal Follow My Recommendations: A Personalized Privacy Assistant for Mobile App Permissions B. Liu, M. S. Andersen, F. Schaub, H. Almuhimedi, S. Zhang, N. Sadeh, Y. Agarwal, A. Acquisti
Expert address at Hong Kong University
Norman Sadeh delivers expert address on "Privacy in the Age of IoT: New Technologies for Users and Regulators at Hong Kong University
Privacy Risk Summit 2016
Florian Schaub speaks on "Designing Notice and Consent for the Internet of Things" at the Privacy Risk Summit 2016 in San Francisco.
Privacy Day: “Celebrating Privacy Day at CMU: PI Sadeh and Cranor host Ed Felten, US Deputy Chief Technology Officer" – more details available here.
PPA at World Economic Forum
Presentation at FTC
Presentation at UCI
Norman Sadeh presents at UC Irvine’s Informatics Seminar: Notice and Choice for IoT: Why We Need Personalized Privacy Assistants.[slides]
Awarded DARPA Brandeis Grant
"Awarded DARPA Brandeis Grant to work on Personalized Privacy Assistants for the Internet of Things and Big Data": PIs: Norman Sadeh (Lead PI), Alessandro Acquisti, Lujo Bauer, Lorrie Cranor, and Anupam Datta. This projects involves a close collaboration with UC Irvine and Honeywell.
Awarded NSF SBE Grant
Sadeh, Cranor and Agarwal awarded National Science Foundation SBE grant to study Personalized Privacy Assistants for smartphone apps with a particular focus on user behavior and privacy decision making.
Received Google Research Award
Norman Sadeh is the recipient of a Summer 2015 Google Research Award for his work on learning people’s mobile app privacy preferences.
Organized Workshop at SOUPS
Acquisti and Sadeh are co-organizers of the 2nd annual workshop on Privacy Personas and Segmentation at SOUPS 2015.
Google Web of Things Expedition
Lots of Press Coverage
Nice article in the Wall Street Journal on our mobile app privacy research. The full study will be presented at CHI’2015 next month. Here’s also the CMU press release. Around 50 stories have been published in the past few days (including articles in the US, UK, Germany, France, India, Brazil, China, Vietnam, Netherlands and more). Here is the one in Wired and here’s a cool blog post in futurity that also talks about our work on personalized privacy assistants.