Technological pillars

[FR] Prisée par les mineurs, l’application TikTok n’est pas sans danger

L’application TikTok compte près de 440’000 adeptes en Suisse, dont un tiers de mineurs. Dans plusieurs pays, les autorités tentent de prémunir les enfants contre les dangers du réseau social, mais la tâche s’avère compliquée.
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[FR] Les promesses économiques de l’IA

Podcast audio, au sommaire: les horizons économiques de l’intelligence artificielle; le train et l’avion en accord pour réduire l’empreinte voyage; et reportage avec les manifestants au Pérou.
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ChatGPT and the future of digital health

How we interact with computers has just changed overnight, forever. A new class of generative AI has emerged that will revolutionize communication and information – and health along with it.
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“Computing is like potato chips – there’s never enough!”

EPFL’s Professor Giovanni De Micheli was recently recognized for his strong impact on the electronic system design industry, and he sees another decade of rapid design innovation ahead.
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Carmela Troncoso 2022 EPFL Latsis Laureate

IC Tenure Track Assistant Professor Carmela Troncoso has won this year’s EPFL Latsis University Prize. She has been recognized by the Latsis Foundation for exceptionally important contributions at a Swiss university by researchers under the age of 40.
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[FR] La gardienne de la sphère privée numérique

Carmela Troncoso dirige le Laboratoire d’ingénierie en sécurité de l’information et respect de la vie privée de l’EPFL. L’Espagnole, militante LGBT+, s’est forgé une aura internationale grâce à sa contribution à l’app de traçage SwissCovid.
News type : Press reviews

Deploying Decentralized, Privacy-Preserving Proximity Tracing

Contact tracing is a time-proven technique for breaking infection chains in epidemics. Public health officials interview those who come in contact with an infectious agent, such as a virus, to identify exposed, potentially infected people. These contacts are notified that they are at risk and should take efforts to avoid…
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The SwissCovid App

In response to the COVID-19 disease that has stormed the world since early 2020, many countries launched initiatives seeking to help contact tracing by leveraging the mobile devices people carry with them. The Federal Office of Public Health (FOPH) commissioned the effort for Switzerland, which resulted in the official SwissCovid…
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Using the matrix to help Meta gear up

Just 12-months after it was created, in December 2004, 1-million people were active on Facebook. As of December 2021 it had an average 1.93 billion daily active users. EPFL is in a unique collaboration with its parent company Meta around distributed deep learning research.
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DuoKey receives the Digital Award for Start-up of the Year 2022 !

DuoKey receives the Digital Award for Start-up of the Year 2022 ! During the Spring Party organized by the ICTjournal , our Swiss startup, active in the field of cybersecurity, was elected Swiss cyber start-up of the year 2022 by a jury of the CIOs member
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Chelsea Manning wants to take crypto back to its cyberpunk roots

In an interview with The Block, whistleblower Chelsea Manning shares her take on the current state of crypto. Manning is part of C4DT associated partner Nym, a startup that aims to use blockchain technology to increase privacy online.
News type : Press reviews

[FR] La Confédération s’arme face aux cyberattaques avec un office dédié à ce fléau

Prof. Hubaux, C4DT Academic Director, provides insight on the confederation's decision to create a federal office for cybersecurity.
News type : Press reviews

“Deepfake generation and detection is like an arms race”

Two EPFL computer scientists have taken home a major prize in Singapore’s Trusted Media Challenge, a five-month long competition aimed at cracking the code of deepfakes.
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[FR] Montres connectées : des mesures pas toujours fiables

C4DT Academic Director Jean-Pierre Hubaux discusses the privacy and security of smart watches on a new episode of RTS's 'A bon entendeur'.
News type : Press reviews

[FR] DIS, POURQUOI? – La crypto (1/5)

Une série d'épisodes traitant de la crypto dans l'émission "DIS, POURQUOI?", avec Rachid Guerraoui, Professeur dʹalgorithmes en réseau et chercheur à lʹEPFL.
News type : Press reviews

[FR] Des solutions pour déjouer les fausses images créées par le deepfake

Prof. Touradj Ebrahimi, head of the C4DT affiliated Multimedia Signal Processing Group, presented solutions to uncover deepfakes today on the RTS CQFD radio show.
News type : Press reviews
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[FR] Chelsea Manning: «J’ai plus d’accès à la guerre en Ukraine avec mon laptop que je n’en avais en Irak»

Dès le lundi 7 mars, Heidi.news invite à prendre de la hauteur par rapport à la guerre en Ukraine et son flot incessant d'informations. Pour cette «semaine des spécialistes», nous sommes partis à la recherche d’esprits aiguisés pour nous aider à mieux comprendre ce qui se joue là, sous nos…
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[FR] Data et IA : comment les entreprises peuvent-elles générer plus de confiance pour leurs clients et utilisateurs ?

Olivier Crochat dirige le Center for Digital Trust, au sein de l’école polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne. Il revient sur le concept de confiance appliquée au monde digital avec un tour d’horizon des questions qui se posent aujourd’hui aux entreprises qui développent des services numériques basés sur la data et l’IA.
News type : Press reviews

DuoKey, Futurae and Nym join the C4DT through its associate partner program

We are delighted to announce that 3 additional start-ups have joined the C4DT community through the C4DT start-up program. For two years Duokey SA, Futurae Technologies AG and Nym Technologies SA will complement the already diverse group of partner companies through their start-up perspectives to collaborate and share insights on…
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Ruag AG joins the C4DT

We are pleased to announce that Ruag AG, Switzerland, has just joined the C4DT as partner. Owned by the Confederation, Ruag AG is the technology partner of the Swiss Armed Forces. Together with armasuisse, Ruag’s presence strengthens C4DT's expertise in cybersecurity and cyber defense. We are convinced that this partnership…
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