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Jan 21, 2022 Press reviews

Swisscom Joins Nym Privacy Blockchain

Swisscom is joining the Nym network as a validator node. Nym is building the next generation of privacy infrastructure aiming to bring data privacy to all internet users. In doing so, Nym is leveraging blockchain technology to reward nodes that run the global privacy network.

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Jan 12, 2022 News

Cyber-Defence Fellowships – A Talent Program for Cyber-Defence Research in Switzerland

To promote research and education in cyber-defence, the EPFL and the Cyber-Defence (CYD) Campus have jointly launched the “CYD Fellowships – A Talent Program for Cyber-Defence Research.” The fifth call for applications is now open with a rolling call for Master Thesis Fellowship applications, and with a deadline of 14 February 2022 (17:00 CEST) for Doctoral and Distinguished Postdoctoral Fellowship applications. Both new applications and resubmissions are strongly encouraged.

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Nov 23, 2021 News

DuoKey, Futurae and Nym join the C4DT through its associate partner program

We are delighted to announce that 3 additional start-ups have joined the C4DT community through the C4DT start-up program. For two years Duokey SA, Futurae Technologies AG and Nym Technologies SA will complement the already diverse group of partner companies through their start-up perspectives to collaborate and share insights on trust-building technologies. Their agility and innovation of has permitted these start-ups to differentiate themselves in their respective fields. We are looking forward to an exciting and fruitful collaboration. Please click below for more information.

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Nov 19, 2021 News

Ruag AG joins the C4DT

We are pleased to announce that Ruag AG, Switzerland, has just joined the C4DT as partner. Owned by the Confederation, Ruag AG is the technology partner of the Swiss Armed Forces. Together with armasuisse, Ruag’s presence strengthens C4DT's expertise in cybersecurity and cyber defense. We are convinced that this partnership will add new perspectives and insights to digital trust and lead to fruitful collaborations among the partners and the affiliated laboratories.

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Nov 1, 2021 Press reviews

2021 IEEE Award recipients

The IEEE TCCPS Technical Achievement Award recognizes significant and sustained contributions to the cyber-physical system (CPS) community through the IEEE Technical Committee on Cyber-Physical Systems (TCCPS). The award is based on the impact of high-quality research made by the awardee throughout the lifetime. It consists of a plaque and a citation. It was awarded to C4DT affiliated professor Giovanni De Micheli "For sustained contributions to smart sensors, wearable and implanted electronics, and cyber-medical systems.".

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Oct 19, 2021 Press reviews

Client-side scanning is like bugs in our pockets

Encryption provides a solution to security risks, but its flipside is that it can hinder law enforcement investigations. A new technology called client-side scanning (CSS) would enable targeted information to be revealed through on-device analysis, without weakening encryption or providing decryption keys. However, an international group of experts, including EPFL, has now released a report raising the alert, arguing that CSS neither ensures crime prevention nor prevents unwarranted surveillance.

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