The Swiss E-ID Journey

Join us in the further explorations of the Swiss E-ID journey. This time we're diving into the technical details of the current Public Sandbox Trust Infrastructure of the Swiss government. You'll learn how the different parts work together, and why self-sovereign IDs are useful to preserve your privacy. This article…
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Olivier Crochat, C4DT: «Les gens tendent à ne voir que le côté négatif de l’innovation»

[Lang : Fr][ictjournal.ch] Les populations ont de moins en moins confiance dans l’innovation, selon le baromètre Edelman. En entretien avec la rédaction, Olivier Crochat, directeur du Center for Digital Trust de l’EPFL (C4DT), partage son diagnostic et ses pistes de solution.
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C4DT Insight #1 : Digital Service Public ?

What does the future hold for the service public in the digital platform era? Check out the first edition of our Insight, by Prof. Matthias Finger & Dr. Melanie Kolbe-Guyot.
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Inde, Brésil, Etats-Unis: X et Elon Musk demeurent des acteurs majeurs de la «super année électorale»

[Lang : Fr][letemps.ch] Censuré en Inde, en lutte avec le système judiciaire brésilien et au cœur de la campagne présidentielle américaine, le réseau social d’Elon Musk est associé de près au débat démocratique. Deux experts analysent son influence.
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AI’s new power of persuasion: it can change your mind

A new EPFL study has demonstrated the persuasive power of Large Language Models, finding that participants debating GPT-4 with access to their personal information were far more likely to change their opinion compared to those who debated humans.
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David Atienza appointed ACM CSUR Editor-in-Chief

David Atienza, head of the Embedded Systems Lab in the School of Engineering, has been named Editor-in-Chief of the journal Computing Surveys (CSUR) of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM).
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The Swiss Confederation E-ID Public Sandbox Trust Infrastructure

Switzerland’s E-ID journey so far In 2021, the Swiss E-ID law proposition was rejected by a public referendum. The reason for the refusal was due to privacy concerns in the implementation and management of that system. In a nutshell, the idea that a private entity would be in control of…
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Max Schrems: «L’hypocrisie des empires du numérique sur nos données est sans limite» – Le Temps

[Lang: Fr] [letemps.ch] Une Interview de Max Schrems pour Le Temps, à l'occasion de son passage à l'EPFL.
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Mathias Payer as ACM Distinguished Member 2023

International Computing Society Recognizes 2023 Distinguished Members for Significant Achievements, and Mathias Payer, Associate Professor at the HexHive Lab, EPFL, is one of the members!
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Book Review : “Trafficking Data. How China Is Winning The battle For Digital Sovereignty” – Aynne Kokas (2023)

Our new C4DT Digital Governance Book Review is out! This time: Aynne Kokas (2023) "Trafficking Data. How China is Winning the Battle for Digital Sovereignty.” In her book, Kokas examines China's agenda to establish itself as a cyber superpower through its strategic data governance approach.
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C4DT as World Bank GovTech Partners

We are pleased to announce that the Center for Digital Trust has joined The World Bank’s GovTech Global Partnership program! This partnership will facilitate the integration of hashtag#academic insights to improve the effectiveness of public sector operations through technological applications, significantly enhancing the quality and efficiency of public services.
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Dr. Stojilovic’s Work Featured On ‘Proceedings Of The IEEE’ Cover

The work Dr. Stojilovic from Prof. Falsafi’s lab did on the security of reconfigurable cloud computing graces the cover of the December issue of the Proceedings of the IEEE.
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Marcel Salathé Shares Opinion on AI Development in Universities

[nzz.ch][Lang : En] "Universities also have to develop AI - this is the only way to guarantee that the technology remains transparent" -- Marcel Salathé, professor of digital epidemiology and co-director of the EPFL AI Center.
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Prof. Rachid Guerraoui Analyse l’Impact Grandissant De l’IA Dans Nos Vies

[rts.ch][Lang : Fr] Dans le 19h30, le professeur à l'EPFL Rachid Guerraoui tire le bilan d'une technologie qui s'insère petit à petit dans notre quotidien.
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Empreinte Numérique: «Un monde sans vie privée est un monde sans liberté» – Entretien Avec Carmela Troncoso

[heidi.news][Lang: Fr] Carmela Troncoso, professeure en sécurité informatique et en protection de la vie privée à l’EPFL. A la tête du laboratoire Spring (Security and Privacy Engineering Laboratory), elle milite pour le respect des libertés individuelles dans le monde numérique.
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[FR] “Les Dangers de TikTok Sur Les Enfants”, Olivier Crochat pour Les Beaux Parleurs, RTS

[rts.ch][Lang:Fr] Olivier Crochat, affilié au C4DT et spécialiste en confiance numérique, s'exprime dans l'émission de la RTS "Les Beaux Parleurs" à propos des dangers de l'application TikTok sur les plus jeunes d'entre nous.
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QuoteBank : New EPFL Tool Shows Decline Of Political Tone In The US

[En] A new EPFL developed tool, Quotebank, has helped researchers provide the first large-scale data-driven evidence of a drastic shift towards a more negative political tone beginning at the start of Donald Trump’s primary campaign in June 2015.
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“Deepfake Débat” : Projet de Carine Jaggi avec Sabine Süsstrunk, Lauréat du Programme NeoDoc

[langue : français] Le projet de Carin Jaggi et Peter Grönquist, avec SSüsstrunk, intitulé "Deepfake Débat" est l'un des sept lauréats du programme "NeoDoc, nouvelles expressions documentaires", et soutenu par la RTS. Les divers projets sélectionnés entreront en production cet automne et seront visibles dans différents lieux de Suisse romande…
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DemoSquare Wins Venture Kick’s First Stage of Financial and Entrepreneurial Support

Venture Kick has awarded a grant of CHF10,000 to DemoSquare – an EPFL spinoff (by PhD students Victor Kristof and Jérémie Rappaz) that aims to make the democratic process more transparent and more accessible. Turning their research into a product, the team is now preparing for their official launch on…
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EPFL PhD Student wins Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship Europe

"My computer architecture research intersects with security" - EPFL student Atri Bhattacharyya has won a prestigious Qualcomm Innovation Fellowship Europe for research in the fields of AI and cybersecurity.
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Data With Privacy: How Tune Insight Is Harnessing The Power Of Sharing

[Langue : Anglais] Tune Insight, a company launched in 2021, is tackling today the challenge of understanding how some organizations get their hands on protected data, using a technique known as “multi-party homomorphic encryption”. The company unlocks the power of sensitive data collaborations and valorization through state-of-the-art privacy and encryption…
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Election of the professor Touradj Ebrahimi as a Fellow of the Asia-Pacific Artificial Intelligence Association

Congratulations to C4DT associated professor Touradj Ebrahimi for being elected as a Fellow of the Asia-Pacific Artificial Intelligence Association thanks to his pioneering activities at the intersection between #AI and Trust. AAIA gathers top scientists in different disciplines that can be combined with AI, AI related institutions, and entrepreneurs that…
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Pas de solution miracle pour lutter contre la désinformation sur internet

[epfl.ch] [langue : Anglais] Sabine Süsstrunk, affiliée au C4DT, et Karl Aberer, deux professeurs de l'EPFL, mettent en avant l'importance de l'action entreprise par l'Homme - et non la technologie - pour lutter contre la désinformation.
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Utiliser des applications de santé comporte des risques

[bilan.ch] [langue : Français] Assureurs et employeurs peuvent obtenir des informations sur les métadonnées. Olivier Crochat, directeur exécutif du Center for Digital Trust de l’EPFL, met en garde les utilisateurs de ces outils. // Article protégé par un paywall.
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