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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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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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Oct 11, 2021 Press reviews

A cryptography game-changer for biomedical research at scale

Personalized medicine is set to revolutionize healthcare, yet large-scale research studies towards better diagnoses and targeted therapies are currently hampered by data privacy and security concerns. New global collaborative research has developed a solution to these challenges, described in Nature Communications.

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Oct 4, 2021 Press reviews

Reward for learning with a twist of real-life research

Martin Jaggi, C4DT affiliated Tenure Track Assistant Professor in the School of Computer and Communications Sciences (IC) has won the 2021 Credit Suisse Award for Best Teaching, for introducing two novel, hands-on science challenges into his Machine Learning Course – the largest masters level class on campus.

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