Here you will find an archive of previous seminar series. Many talks have links to additional information. We encourage you to take a moment to browse past presenters.
09/02/21 - Introduction - Norman Sadeh and Aleecia M. McDonald
09/09/21 - Joel Reardon, University of Calgary/AppCensus - "Proximity Tracing in an Ecosystem of Surveillance Capitalism"
09/16/21 - Jay Laefer, Google - "Transparency Reports: Using data to shed light on governments and corporations"
09/23/21 - Mark Settle - "A CIO's guide to Privacy Data Protection"
09/30/21 - Joe DiVito, PwC -"Privacy Engineering and Consulting: How Soon Do You Graduate?"
10/07/21 - Daniel Calderon, MSIT-PE Alumni - "Introduction to Privacy Threat Modeling"
10/14/21 - Fall Break
10/21/21 - Peter Dolanjski, DuckDuckGo - "Trackers, trackers everywhere"
10/28/21 - Jane Horvath, Apple
11/04/21 - Matthias Grabmair, TU Munchen - "Automatic Summarization and Citation Prediction in Veterans Claims Decisions"
11/11/21 - Book Reports 1
11/18/21 - Book Reports 2
11/25/21 -Thanksgiving Break
12/2/21 - Book Reports 3
9/03/20 - Introduction - Timothy Libert
09/10/20 - Summer Internship Reports, Part 1
09/17/20 - Summer Internship Reports, Part 2
09/24/20 - Garrett Johnson, Boston University- "Privacy & market concentration: Intended and unintended consequences of the GDPR"
10/01/20 - Spooky Tech @ CMU - CANCELLED
10/08/20 - CYLAB Biometrics and Privacy Event
10/15/20 - Ravneet Singh, Clearwater Compliance - "Cyber Risk Management in Healthcare: Securing ePHI"
10/22/20 - John Wilander, Apple - "A Modern, Privacy-Preserving Web"
10/29/20 - Danny Huang, New York University - "IoT Inspector: Crowdsourcing Labeled Network Traffic from Smart Home Devices at Scale"
11/05/20 - Diana Freed, Cornell University - "Imroving Privacy and Safety for Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence"
11/12/20 - Preethi Josephina Mudialba, Bank for International Settlements - "The Future of Privacy in DevSecOps"
11/19/20 - Dr. Liz Keneski, Facebook Inc. - "Inclusive Privacy Education"
12/03/20 - Privacy Engineering Capstone Presentations
12/10/20 - Reuben Binns, Oxford/ICO - "Privacy Engineering in Regulation and Public Service"
08/30/18 - Jessica Colnago, CMU - "HCI Research Internship: A Summer at Mozilla" *We will go over the syllabus and discuss expectations for internship reports.
9/06/18 - Tepper Ethics Lunch Series - Please RSVP
09/13/18 - Privacy Engineering summer internship reports
09/20/18 - Kambiz Ghazinour Naini, Director of the Advanced Information Security and Privacy (AISP) Lab, Kent State - "A Spy on Your Wrist. A Privacy Protection Layer for Wearable Devices"
09/27/18 - Ope Akanbi, University of Pennsylvania - "Digital Cultures at Work"
10/04/18 - No Seminar
10/11/18 - Gurav Misra, Carnegie Mellon University - "Using Avatars to Safeguard Personal Information"
10/18/18 - Pardis Emami-Naeini, Carnegie Mellon University - "The Influence of Friends and Experts on Privacy Decision Making in IoT Scenarios"
10/25/18 - Eric Bukstein, PWC - "A Day (and night) in the Life of a Privacy Lawyer"
11/01/18 - Nathalie Marechal, Ranking Digital Rights - "Ranking Digital Rights: How Privacy Engineers Can Help"
11/08/18 -Gunes Acar, Princeton University - "Focus on Web Privacy"
11/15/18 - Divya Sharma, Google - "Privacy Engineering on the Ground: Problems, Principles, Perspectives"
11/22/18 - No Seminar, Thanksgiving Break
11/29/18 - Capstone Project Final presentations
12/06/18 - Esma Aimeur, University of Montreal- "The Subtle Art of Online Deception"
01/18/18 - Prashanth Rajivan, CMU- "Decision making in Cyber Security Defense" 01/18/18 - Special Distinguished Seminar: Senior Judge Reggie B. Walton 4:30 PM Gates Hillman Centers, Rashid Auditorium 4401
01/25/18 - No Seminar
1/26/18 - Join us for CMU Privacy Day Posters and Demos 11-2 PM in CUC Connan
2/1/18 - Helen Nissenbaum Professor of Information Science, Cornell Tech: "Contextual Integrity in Practice"
2/8/18 - Joe Catapano, ICANN: "ICANN and Internet Governance" *This session will be held in GHC 4405*
2/15/18 - Giulia Fanti, CMU: "Anonymity in the Bitcoin Peer-to-Peer Network"
2/22/18 - Darcey Rhoades, Bayer: "Privacy by Design: Partnering with Privacy Attorneys as Assets"
3/1/18 - Seminar Cancelled
3/8/18 - Ellen Nadeau, NIST - Privacy Risk Management in Practice
3/15/18 - Spring Break
3/22/18 - Pranshu Kalvani, Google - "So, What Does a Privacy Engineer Do?"
3/29/18 - No Seminar
4/5/18 - Michael Skirpan, "Narrative as a Tool for Clarifying Ethical Challenges in Engineering"
4/12/18 - Rob Malkin, Google -"Demystifying the Online Ads Ecosystem"
4/19/18 - Jessica Colnago, CMU CUPS Lab - "It's not actually that horrible": Exploring Adoption of Two-Factor Authentication at a University
4/26/18 - NO SEMINAR
5/3/18 - Arnab Kumar, PwC - "Transition from Grad School to the Industry - My Insights"
1/19/17 - NO SEMINAR THIS WEEK!
1/26/17 Lorrie Cranor, Enigma Practice Talk- "Putting Privacy Notices to the Test"
1/27/17 JOIN MSIT-PE STUDENTS FOR CMU PRIVACY DAY IN THE CUC CONNAN ROOM!
2/2/17 Sebastian Zimmeck, CMU - "A Privacy Analysis of Cross-Device Tracking"
2/9/17 Martin Degeling, CMU - "Online Profiling- What tracking companies learn from browsing habits and ways to take control of your data double"
2/16/17 Alessandro Acquisti, CMU - “Privacy, Economics, and Behavior: An overview”
2/23/17 Jason Hong, CMU
3/9/17 Yang Wang, Syracuse - "The Third Wave? Inclusive Privacy and Security."
3/16/17 Spring Break- No Classes
3/23/17 Elizabeth Stobert, ETH Zurich
3/30/17 Janice Tsai, Microsoft
4/6/17 Adam Durity, Google
4/13/17 Travis Hall, NTIA
4/20/17 Spring Carnival, No Classes
4/27/17 Josh Tan, CMU - "Can unicorns help users compare crypto key fingerprints?" (practice talk for CHI)
5/4/17 Hana Habib, CMU - "Designing the MPN Wizard: A Proposed Solution to the Privacy Snapshot Challenge”
8/31/17 - Welcome
9/07/17 - Summer internships (6 presentations)
9/14/17 - No Seminar
9/21/17 - Summer Internships (6 presentations)
9/28/17 - Panel: "Privacy in the Healthcare Sector: Challenges and Best Practices" Moderated by Norman Sadeh; Panelists: Omar Khawaja, Highmark Health, & Nathan Kottkamp, McGuire Woods
10/5/17 - Ying Lei Toh, School of Information at Berkeley - "Incentivizing Firm to Invest in Data Security: Can Reputation Play a (Bigger) Role?"
10/12/17 - Vasyl Pihur, Snap - "User Privacy in the World of Three Billion Snaps Per Day"
10/19/17 - Sarah Pearman, CUPS Lab - "Let's Go in for a Closer Look: Observing Passwords in Their Natural Habitat"
10/26/17 - Dr. Pam Wisniewski, UCF
11/9/17 - Ass. Professor Fei Fang, CMU Institute for Software Research
11/16/17 - Book Presentations
11/30/17 - Capstone Project final presentations
12/7/17 - Book Presentations
9/1/2016 - Introduction
9/8/16 - Ihsan Ayyub Qazi, Asst. Professor, LUMS SBA School of Computer Science and Engineering- "Measurements and Advertising Under Internet Censorship"
9/15/16 - Four second year MSIT-PE students discuss their summer internships (Privacy)
9/22/16 - Rich Shay, MIT (CUPS)
9/29/16 - Travis Breaux, Joint EPP/Privacy Seminar
10/13/16 -Anupam Das-Tracking Mobile Web Users Through Motion Sensors: Attacks and Defenses
11/03/16 - Apu Kapadia, Indiana University Bloomington
11/24/16 - Thanksgiving Holiday- No Classes
12/1/16 - Student Book Presentations
12/8/16 - Student Book Presentations
1/14/16 - Blase Ur, Supporting Password-Security Decisions with Data
1/21/16 - Norman Sadeh, CMU "Towards Personalized Privacy Assistants", or How to Scale "Notice and Choice" for the Internet of Things (Privacy)
1/28/16- CMU Privacy Day (Privacy)
2/4/16 - Lorrie Cranor & Anthony Rowe- Davos Trip report (CUPS)
2/11/16 - Nishant Bhajara, Nike (Privacy)
2/18/16 - Carleen Maitland, Penn State (CUPS)
2/25/16 - Andrew Smith, PrivacyCheq (Privacy)
3/3/16 - TBA (CUPS)
3/10/16 - SPRING BREAK
3/17/16 - Blase Ur, Job interview roundtable discussion
3/24/16 - NO SEMINAR (Privacy)
3/31/16 - Serge Egelman, ICSI / UC Berkeley (Privacy)
4/7/16 - Manya Sleeper, CHI practice talk
4/14/16 - No classes, Spring Carnival
4/21/16 - Joyce Musante, Philips (Privacy)
4/28/16 - Student Book Presentations (Privacy)
1/14/2015 Florian Schaub, CMU: Context-adaptive privacy mechanisms
1/21/2015 Norman Sadeh, CMU: Research in Mobile App Privacy
1/28/2015 Data Privacy Day - Keynote Speaker Julie Brill, Federal Trade Commission
2/4/2015 Sok Woo Yoon, PNC
2/11/2015 Book Presentations
2/18/2015 Book Presentations
2/25/2015 Alfred Kobsa, UC Irvine - "Privacy and the Limits of A/B Testing"
3/4/2015 Tracy Ann Kosa, Microsoft - "Measuring Privacy"
3/11/2015 Spring Break - No Seminar
3/18/2015 Alan Fairless, Chip Black and Matthew Erickson, SpiderOak
3/25/2015 Jonathan Petit, University College Cork: Big Brother on Wheels
4/1/2015 Hazim Almuhimedi, Institute for Software Research - "Your Location has been Shared 5,398 Times! A field Study on Mobile App Privacy Nudging"
4/8/2015 Adam Durity, Google
4/15/2015 Joint CUPS meeting - Steve Sheng "Current hot topics in internet identifiers security and Internet Governance
4/29/2015 Bradley Malin, Vanderbilt University: Engineering Privacy- Preserving Record Linkage Systems
9/3/2015 Manya Sleeper, Ubicomp practice talk + Syllabus
9/10/2015 Rebecca Balebako, RAND
9/17/2015 Nina Taft, Google10/1/2015 Joe Hall, CDT
10/29/2015 Jonathan Mayer
11/5/2015 Lisa Martinelli, Highmark CPO
11/12/2015 Janice Tsai, Microsoft
12/3/2015 Molly Jackman, Facebook
12/10/2015 Student Book Presentations
1/15/2014 Introduction, Norman Sadeh
1/22/2014 Privacy at Google, Guest Speaker: Dan Fredinburg, Google - Coordinator: Norman Sadeh
1/29/2014 "Privacy Day Keynote by Nicole Wong, Deputy US Chief Technology Officer" 2:30-3:30 GHC 6115 (Note unusual time and venue)-Coordinator: Norman Sadeh
2/5/2014 Intraface Project: Privacy Issues - Discussion with Fernando della Torre Coordinator: Norman Sadeh
2/12/2014 Florian Schaub: Context Awareness and Privacy - Coordinator: Norman Sadeh
2/19/2014 Information Flow Experiments - Speaker: Anupam Datta Required Readings: Guha et al, Challenges in Measuring Online Advertising Systems; Willis and Tatar, Understanding What They Do With What They Know
2/26/2014 Information Flow Experiments (Part II) - Coordinator: Anupam Datta
3/6/2014 Privacy Compliance - Guest Speaker: Saikat Guha (Microsoft) - Coordinator: Anupam Datta
3/12/2014 Spring Break - No Seminar
3/19/2014 Junbum Shin, Samsung - Privacy Challenges in Smart Devices Industry - Coordinator: Anupam Datta
3/26/2014 Surveillance - Session 1- Student Presentations - Coordinator: Anupam Datta
4/2/2014 Mobile App Privacy Policies Session 1 - Mini-Project/Student Presentations - Coordinator: Norman Sadeh
4/9/2014 Mobile App Privacy Policies Session 2 - Mini-Project/Student Presentations - Coordinator: Norman Sadeh
4/16/2014 John DeLong, CCEP Director of Compliance, NSA - Coordinator: Norman Sadeh
4/23/2014 Yuvraj Agarwal "ProtectMyPrivacy: Detecting and Mitigating Privacy Leaks on iOS using Crowdsourcing" - Coordinator: Norman Sadeh
4/30/2014 Fairness in Classification - Coordinator: Anupam Datta (Required Readings: Dwork and Mulligan, It's not Privacy and It's Not Fair; Dwork et al, Fairness through Awareness)
Fall 2013 Seminars
9/4/2013 Privacy Nudging and self-censorship on social media, Lorrie Cranor
9/11/2013 Understanding People's Location Privacy Preferences: A Location Sharing Perspective, Norman Sadeh
9/18/2013 John Papinchak, CMU University Registrar
9/25/2013 Andrew Swerdlow, Google: Practical Privacy Engineering
10/2/2013 Cy Lab Poster Session
10/9/2013 David Stampley, KamberLaw
10/16/2013 Janice Tsai, Microsoft Research
10/23/2013 Maritza Johnson, Facebook
10/30/13 Jerome Pesenti and Saman Haqqi, Pittsburgh Park Project
11/6/2013 Privacy and public policy in Washington, DC
11/13/2013 Sok Woo Yoon, SVP & Chief Privacy Officer, PNC Financial Services
11/20/2013 Alessandro Acquisti, Carnegie Mellon
12/4/2013 Mobile App Privacy