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Dr. Josep Domingo-Ferrer appears in the documentary "Big data: the dangers of living online" broadcasted by TV3 (in Catalan).
Dr. Josep Domingo-Ferrer publishes an article on Diari Ara.cat (in Catalan), arguing that Catalonia has demonstrated its ability to take advantage of self-government to build a leading university system.
Dr. Josep Domingo-Ferrer talks about research at URV and data privacy while using the Radar Covid App during Covid-19 on Tarragona Ràdio (in Catalan)
Dr. Josep Domingo-Ferrer publishes an article on Diari Ara.cat (in Catalan), in which he comments that if the European funds against Covid-19 are well used for digitization, they can help us.
Marga Cabrera and Jordi Serra, Professor of Computer Science at UOC, analyze what makes Tik Tok so appealing to young people on Cadena COPE / La Tarde (in Spanish).
Dr. Jordi Castellà talks about cybersecurity and what five steps need to be taken to ensure digital security in companies on Diari de Tarragona (in Spanish)
Dr. Josep Domingo-Ferrer publishes an article on Notícies de Canal Reus TV (in Catalan) explains that it will be necessary to value data control ethics, once the current state of alarm is finished.
Dr. Jordi Castellà Roca publishes an article on Notícies de Canal Reus TV (in Catalan) explaining that trying to balance security and privacy represents the new challange during the COVID-19 crisis. He also puts forth the fact that we are now going through the time of post-privacy.
David Megías, expert in cyber security and Director of the IN3, UOC's research center, talks about about the best strategies to avoid becoming victims of cybercriminals, who have increased their activity during the Coronavirus pandemic, on Cadena COPE / Poniendo las calles (in Spanish).
Dr. Josep Domingo-Ferrer publishes an article on Diari Ara.cat (in Catalan) speaking about geolocalisation, during the COVID-19 crisis.
Dr. Josep Domingo-Ferrer on the program Telenotícies (in Catalan) on TV3 explaining how to start the third term at schools in a virtual way so that nobody remains uneconnected, during the COVID-19 crisis.
Dr. Jordi Castellà Roca publishes an article on URV digital (in Catalan) speaking about risks in privacy when the office is taken home during the COVID-19 crisis.
Dr. Josep Domingo-Ferrer publishes an article on Diari Ara.cat (in Catalan) speaking about ICTs and COVID-19 confinement.
Oriol Torruella, Director of the Cybersecurity Agency of Catalonia, and David Megías, director of UOC's IN3, explain that cyber-crime is on the rise during the crisis of COVID-19 on Telenotícies (in Catalan) de TV3.
Víctor García Font talks about the Dark Web on Radio Andina / Todo por la tarde (in Spanish).
Dr. David Sánchez from URV, lead the CRISES research group in the Norwegian project CLEANUP
Guillermo Navarro-Arribas give a talk in the seminar Balance discovery and channel lockdown in Lightning Networks, at Maynooth University Hamilton Institute
CRISES/URV research group starts their participation in the H2020 project SoBigData++, which strives to deliver a distributed, Pan-European, multi-disciplinary research infrastructure for big social data analytics
ISG/UPC participates in the European project i3-market+, which addresses the growing demand for a single European Data Market Economy
Researchers from WiSeCom/UPF research group participate in FEM-IoT, a consortium of emerging technologies for carrying out valorisation and tech transfer projects.
Researchers from CRISES/URV participate in 2 consortiums of emerging technologies for carrying out valorisation and tech transfer projects. These consortiums are DRAC (lead at URV by Dr. Oriol Farràs) and FEM-IoT (lead by Dr. Jordi Castellà)
Carla Ràfols, gave a keynote talk within the 23rd Workshop on Elliptic Curve cryptography titled "A Survey on SNARKs".
With Cyber Monday approaching, Prof. Jordi Serra talks about the risks involved in Internet shopping on RAC 1 / 14/15 (in Catalan).
The 6 members of CYBERCAT also participate in the "SECURITAS: Red de investigación en ciberseguridad y privacidad" network, which starts next January 1st, 2020
CYBERCAT director, Prof. Josep Domingo-Ferrer, gave a keynote talk within the Jornada sobre Economia i Digitalització (Academic Day on Economy and Digitization), organized by the "Col·legi d’Economistes de Tarragona", titled "Auditing deep learning vs trade secret".
Participation of Dr. Josep Domingo-Ferrer on the program "Telenotícies (in Catalan)" on TV3 explaining the use of data and its privacy by the National Statistics Institute.
Dr. Josep Domingo-Ferrer publishes an article on Diari de Tarragona (in Catalan) speaking about social networks and people´s mobilisation as a result of the sentence
Dr. Josep Domingo-Ferrer publishes an article on Diari de Tarragona (in Catalan) speaking about private data on the Internet.
Dr. Josep Domingo-Ferrer in the program "Popap (in Catalan)" of Catalunya Ràdio speaking about the Rayban Virus which has appeared on Instagram.
J. Herrera-Joancomartí give in a talk in Ripollet about Cryptocurrencies, explaining what are and how do bitcoins work.
Dr. Josep Domingo-Ferrer in the program "Popap (in Catalan)" of Catalunya Ràdio speaking about Whatsapp and Telegram.
Víctor García Font, Professor of Computer Science, Media and Telecommunications at UOC, explains how cryptocurrency opens the door to real collaborative economy platforms on El Periódico (in Spanish)
Professor Helena Rifà, Director of the Master's Degree in ICT Security at UOC and Director of the IBM-UOC Chair in E-Security, recommends how to create secure and easy-to-remember passwords on Diari de Tarragona (in Catalan)
Jordi Serra, Professor of Computer Studies at UOC, talks about Internet shopping and how to avoid scams on Catalunya Ràdio (in Catalan)
Dr. Josep Domingo-Ferrer, gave a keynote speech in the FQAS 2019 conference (International Conference on Flexible Query Answering Systems), in Amantea, Italy, titled "Personal big data, GDPR and anonymization"
Interview to UOC's Professor Jordi Serra on À Punt (in Catalan), in which he talks about the issue of Huawei and Google
J. Herrera-Joancomartí participates in the Pint of Science Festival in Barcelona with a talk about Bitcoin: "An approach to censorship resistant digital money"
Josep Maria Ganyet and UOC's Professor Jordi Serra talk about the repercussions on Huawei cell phone users due to tensions between China and the United States on RAC 1 / 14/15 (in Catalan)
J. Herrera-Joancomartí give in a talk in Vic about Cryptocurrencies, explaining what are and how do bitcoins work.
Dra. Vanesa Daza and Dr. Josep Blat coordinate PRESENT (Photoreal Realtime Sentient Entity), selected in call H2020-ICT-2018-03. PRESENT is a proposal for a three-year Research and Innovation Action to create virtual digital companions. [More].
Prof. Josep Domingo-Ferrer participates in the program "Popap (in Catalan)" of Catalunya Ràdio speaking about the security in WIFI networks as they are provided in High Speed Trains (AVE).
CYBERCAT director, Prof. Josep Domingo-Ferrer, gave a keynote talk at PAKDD 2019 titled "Empowering Subjects, Users and Controllers when Anonymizing Big Data for Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining".
Dr. Vanesa Daza leads BAnDIT, an Innovation Training Network funded under the European Commission’s Marie Skłodowska­ - Curie Programme that aims at developing an advanced platform to test real persistent threats to BCT and assess the weaknesses of blockchain applications/systems as well as fostering partnership between Industry and Academia in a powerful emerging technology of great impact in our society. The CRISES/URV research group also participates in the network.
Dr. Jordi Castellà Roca publishes an article on Diari de Tarragona (in Catalan) speaking about the creation of the Internet, advantages and disadvantages.
CYBERCAT director, Prof. Josep Domingo-Ferrer, gave a keynote talk at the Jornada sobre Intel·ligència artificial i protecció de dades, organized by APDCAT and the Mobile World Capital of Barcelona
Dr. Josep Domingo-Ferrer publishes an article on Diari de Tarragona (in Catalan) speaking about Artificial Inteligence.
La Vanguardia interviews the ISG/UPC research group: "Cybersecurity is not a problem for experts but for the society as a whole."
Prof. Josep Domingo-Ferrer, director of CYBERCAT, wins the ICREA-Acadèmia research Prize for the third consecutive time.
J. Herrera-Joancomartí give in a talk in Sabadell about Cryptocurrencies, explaining what are and how do bitcoins work.
UOC's Professor Helena Rifà Pous talks about how it is not advisable to provide personal data on the Internet or networks on Ràdio Estel (in Catalan)