Filtered by: Data Privacy and Sociotechnical Cybersecurity
Alphabet Inc.'s defunct Sidewalk Labs: Quayside project, Toronto.

Image: From Alphabet Inc.'s defunct Sidewalk Labs: Quayside project, Toronto.

REAL LIFE MAG: Seeing Without Looking

February 17, 2022 | M.R. Sauter

Sidewalk Toronto is dead, but its legacy shows there are more ways to violate one’s privacy than collecting one’s image.

UMD’s Social Data Science Center (SoDa) on Feb. 8

Illustration by Darren Garrett

(Video) SoDa Symposium: Trustworthiness in Social Data Science

February 15, 2022 | iSchool News Staff

Researchers from UMD and Cornell University discuss the ethical dilemmas in social data science and how ethnographic studies can help g …

Break Through Tech DC logo with photos of the Sprinterns

Seven iSchool Undergraduates Join UMD’s First Sprinternship™

February 8, 2022 | Hayleigh Moore

The students worked to create solutions to cybersecurity, IT, and other tech challenges while exploring career opportunities in informa …

Colorful illustration of woman sitting in front of a computer with graphs and data-related imagery

Illustration by iStock

Social Data Science Major to Debut in February

February 2, 2022 | Rachael Grahame

New B.S. degree program to teach students how to collect, analyze data for fast-growing fields.

Image of hands typing on a laptop keyboard

HR Brew: Employee surveillance is exploding with remote work (feat. Jessica Vitak)

January 27, 2022 | UMD iSchool Staff

Journalist Sam Blum examines how the expansion of worker surveillance runs the risk of shattering employees’ trust.

A computer lab with a student sitting in the background and a computer screen in the foreground that reads "Libraries are for everyone.

Julia Nikhinson/The Diamondback

The Diamondback: UMD works to revamp privacy policy (feat. Jessica Vitak)

September 24, 2021 | Ryan White

The new proposal for a revamped privacy policy is set for a vote in the University Senate in December.

A smartphone laid diagonally on a dimly lit wooden table with a light shining down on it from the top right corner and "COVID-19" displayed on its screen.

Photo by Martin Sanchez on Unsplash

Trace Center Directs New Digital Accessibility Research During Covid-19 Pandemic

September 7, 2021 | Hayleigh Moore

The Trace Research & Development Center leads new initiatives to address accessibility barriers heightened due to the COVID-19 pand …

UMD iSchool @ the ACM’s 2020 Conference on Computer-Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW)

November 16, 2020 | Jessica Vitak

UMD iSchool's Dr. Jessica Vitak discusses the college's robust participation in the ACM's prestigious CSCW 2020 Conference.

headshot of Naeemul Hassan

Cogitatio Press: Strengthening Children’s Privacy Literacy through Contextual Integrity

November 13, 2020 | iSchool News

A team of UMD iSchool researchers aim to strengthen children's privacy literacy.