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Apr 2, 2020 News

MedCo: EPFL software to enable secure data-sharing for hospitals

The MedCo system - developed in the Laboratory  for Data Security (LDS) of Jean-Pierre Hubaux, academic director of C4DT, in collaboration with the Lausanne University Hospital CHUV - aims to facilitate medical research on pathologies, such as cancer and infectious diseases, by enabling secure computations on decentralized data. The unique software has recently been deployed at three Swiss hospitals, CHUV, HUG and Inselspital in Bern. Please click below for more info.

Apr 2, 2020 Press reviews

Coronavirus: an app that warns of a risky contact, several C4DT labs involved.

A consortium of European researchers, including several from EPFL and C4DT, has developed the Pan-European Privacy-Preserving Proximity Tracing (PEPP-PT) application, which should enable everyone to be informed if they have been in contact with a coronavirus carrier while guaranteeing anonymity. The aim is to develop a totally anonymous monitoring and alert protocol based on Bluetooth technology. Please click below to read the article in French.

Mar 31, 2020 Press reviews

Coronavirus: What is in store for Switzerland?

Coronavirus: What is in store for Switzerland? Early March during the broadcast 10vor10 on SRF, Marcel Salathé, Professor of Epidemiology at EPFL, talked about measures and scenarios in Switzerland. Please click below for more info.

Mar 31, 2020 Press reviews

What's next after the lockdown?

What happens after April 19? Epidemiologist Marcel Salathé, professor at EPFL, explains in the Neue Zürcher Zeitung how Switzerland could get out of the lockdown. Please click below for more information

Mar 27, 2020 Press reviews

Coronavirus and data, what surveillance?

Debate between Jean-Pierre Hubaux, professor at EPFL, academic director of C4DT and head of the data security laboratory, Antoine Flahault, epidemiologist, director of the Institute of Global Health of the University of Geneva and Aude Marcovitch, RTS journalist. Jean-Pierre Hubaux, talks about data monitoring in the fight against Covid-19, in the March 25 programme Forum on RTS. Please click below to access the broadcast.

Feb 20, 2020 Press reviews

C4DT interviewed by "24Heures" on the Crypto AG scandal

In the wake of the recent Crypto Ag scandal, French-language news paper '24Heures' interviewed Jean-Pierre Hubaux, professor at EPFL, academic director of the Center for Digital Trust, on his insights on data protection and on the scandal's impact on our trust in the digital world. Read the article in French on or by accessing the pdf through the following link.

Feb 4, 2020 News

CYD and EPFL launch the CYD Fellowships

Cyber-threats have been accelerating due to the exponential growth of network connectivity. These new capabilities provide myriad opportunities for security hackers to wreak significant damage for commercial, political, or other gains. To promote research and education in cyber-defence, EPFL, the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in Lausanne, and the Cyber-Defence (CYD) Campus have jointly launched the “CYD Fellowships" – a talent program for cyber-defence research. CYD Fellowships are designed to promote new solutions to major challenges in the fields of security and data science by bringing together basic and applied research and supported by armasuisse Science and Technology. Please click below for the official EPFL announcement.