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Logo - Security in Times of Surveillance


The Eindhoven Institute for the Protection of Systems and Information (Ei/PSI) organizes a 1-day event on Security in Times of Surveillance on Friday, 08 May 2015. The event will take place at the Technische Universiteit Eindhoven in the Blauwe Zaal. It features eight invited talks covering technical as well as legal and political aspects of security and surveillance. The program closes with a viewing of the CITIZENFOUR film.

Information of how to reach TU/e is available here. The Blauwe Zaal is at at the center of the Auditorium building, building 13 (in quadrant C4/5) on the campus map.

Information such as slides and videos from the 2014 edition of Security in Times of Surveillance can be found at the 2014 page.

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Download the poster for the event A3 format, A4 format.


Registration is now closed.

Program (with links to slides and videos):

08:45Registration opens
09:15Opening remarks
09:20Daphne van der Kroft
State of play in Dutch internet politics: less security and more surveillance slides (CC BY-NC-SA) video
10:05Marc Stevens
Need Security Against Digital Signature Forgeries slides (CC BY-SA) video
10:50 coffee break
11:15Christian Grothoff
Knocking down the HACIENDA with TCP Stealth slides (CC BY-SA) video
12:00Adi Shamir
What Snowden has taught us about cyber security
12:45lunch break
13:45Menso Heus
Watched Watchdogs video
14:15Jacob Appelbaum
A technical action plan video
15:00coffee break
15:30Daniel J. Bernstein
How to manipulate standards slides video
16:00Aral Balkan
You Are The Product video
Thanks to Cinema Delicatessen and particularly to Laura Poitras for making this viewing possible

Invited speakers:

Scientific organizers:

Local organizers:

  • Anita Klooster
  • Tanja Lange
  • Jolande Matthijsse


We thank the following companies and organizations for support (in alphabetical order):

Cinema Delicatessen Logo Cinema Delicatessen
CITIZENFOUR will come to cinemas in the Netherlands starting 28 May 2015.
DIAMANT Logo Mathematics Cluster DIAMANT
TU/e M&CS LogoDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science
Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
Also many thanks to Laura Poitras for enabling us to show CITIZENFOUR.

Press information:

Press releases before the event


Please treat each other with respect.

Please do not take pictures of anybody without prior consent; per se that means no crowd shots are possible.

Further information:

For further information, please contact:
Tanja Lange
e-mail: tanja [at] hyperelliptic.org