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The Eindhoven Institute for the Protection of Systems and Information (Ei/PSI) organizes a 1-day event on Security in Times of Surveillance on Thursday, 26 May 2016. The event will take place at the Technische Universiteit Eindhoven in the Blauwe Zaal. It features invited talks covering technical as well as legal and political aspects of security and surveillance and will close with a screening of A Good American, a film about the NSA whistle-blower Bill Binney.

Information of how to reach TU/e is available here. The Blauwe Zaal is at at the center of the Auditorium building, building 1 (in quadrant B4) on the campus map.

Information such as slides and videos from past edition of Security in Times of Surveillance can be found at the 2015 page and the 2014 page.

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Download the poster for the event in A4 format.


The event is now over.

You might also be interested in the Cryptography Working Group meeting on May 27. Details are available at https://www.win.tue.nl/eipsi/seminars_cwg.html.


09:00Registration opens
09:25Opening remarks
09:30Frederic Jacobs
Messaging in Times of Surveillance
10:15Ton Siedsma
Freedom in times of insecurity
11:00 Coffee break
11:30Nadia Heninger
The legacy of export-grade cryptography in the 21st century
12:15Roger Dingledine
Tor onion services: more useful than you think
13:00Lunch break
14:30Bart Preneel
Post-Snowden Cryptography
15:15Rachel Greenstadt
Attributing Identities Online with Stylometry
16:00Coffee break
16:30Andreas Hülsing
Post-Quantum Cryptography
17:00Jacob Appelbaum
Beyond end-to-end encryption
Cancelled due to sickness
19:15A Good American by Friedrich Moser

Invited speakers:

Scientific organizers:

Local organizers:

  • Anita Klooster
  • Tanja Lange
  • Jolande Matthijsse


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

blue + green logo blue+green communication
TU/e M&CS LogoDepartment of Mathematics and Computer Science
Technische Universiteit Eindhoven
Madison Gurkha logoMadison Gurkha
DIAMANT Logo Mathematics Cluster DIAMANT

Press information:

Press release 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