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The C4DT Embassy is facilitating collaboration through workshops and events. It helps partners sharing insights and exchanging knowledge. It connects ideas, people, organizations, and scientific domains. It promotes C4DT and its partners.

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Aug 29, 2019
It is our great pleasure to announce that the Federal Office for Defence Procurement (armasuisse) has joined the C4DT as a partner. armasuisse is the Competence Center for Procurement, Technology and Real Estate within the Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sport (DDPS). This partnership is inaugurated with a two-day conference a two-day conference on artificial intelligence with two keynotes and ten talks from leading international experts coming from research, industry and government. The conference will discuss the role of upcoming cyber threats and trends in artificial intelligence that are relevant for the defence and security sector. Read the Federal Council’s press release by clicking on the link below.

Jun 17, 2019
On the 17th of June a new consortium consisting of EPFL, Cloudfare, Kudelski Security, Protocol Labs, and the University of Chile announced the creation of The League of Entropy, collaborative project between its founding members to produce a publicly available, verifiable, distributed randomness beacon: a service that provides unpredictable, truly unbiased and third-party verifiable random numbers at regular intervals, for anyone that may need a public source of randomness, an industry first.

Jun 4, 2019
On the 4th of June, the Council of States debated the Swiss law on e-ID (Federal Act on Electronic Identification Services, LSIE). C4DT’s academic director Prof. Jean-Pierre Hubaux wrote an article on the topic for the Swiss French-language daily newspaper 'Le Temps', in which he favors state control of all e-ID processes with private sector engagement. Click here to access the article on the "Le Temps" website.

Mar 25, 2019
Researchers in the HexHive and Parallel Systems Architecture (PARSA) laboratories of EPFL's School of Computer and Communication Sciences, in collaboration with IBM researchers, have identified a widespread computer security vulnerability affecting laptop, desktop and server hardware.

Mar 8, 2019
EPFL is committed to supporting Switzerland’s efforts in the area of cyber defence. To this end, a section of the Swiss government’s Cyber Defence Campus will be set up at EPFL this spring, when the Science and Technology division of Armasuisse opens a research unit in Innovation Park. Read the Federal Council's press release by clicking on the link.

Next Events

Nov 25, 2019 → Nov 29, 2019C4DT courses
This course is intended for professionals—decision makers, advisers, lawyers—from organizations which, like ICRC, see information and communication technologies (ICT) as an opportunity to better engage with beneficiaries and clients. The next course will be held on 25-29 November 2019 @ Humanitarium, ICRC headquarters in Geneva.