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  • Associate Professor Vanessa Teague

    Chair, Cybersecurity and Democracy Network, School of Computing and Information Systems, Melbourne School of Engineering, University of Melbourne

  1. 15 August 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    Two data points enough to spot you in open transport records

    University of Melbourne researchers have re-identified themselves and others in supposedly anonymous Myki datasets - highlighting a risk to privacy and safety.

  2. 25 March 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    What a second flaw in Switzerland’s sVote means for NSW’s iVote

    A team including a University of Melbourne expert finds a second flaw in the verification process of the SwissVote system that could exist in NSW's iVote.

  3. 11 February 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    Is it really a myth that our data isn’t safe?

    A University of Melbourne expert argues that new Australian encryption legislation aimed exposing serious criminals might undermine our data security too.

  4. 17 May 2018 - Go Figure

    Blockchain: Lucrative buzzword or legitimate game changer?

    Blockchain is a system of processing transactions, well known for cryptocurrencies, but as University of Melbourne experts explain that's the tip of the iceberg

  5. 25 April 2018 - Engineering & Technology

    The key to unlocking your privacy

    More government services, like the New Zealand census, are moving online; University of Melbourne experts look at whether we should trust that our data is safe.

  6. 28 March 2018 - Engineering & Technology

    Data privacy and power

    Amid the fallout over harvested Facebook data, University of Melbourne experts argue that we need more control over our data and less of it being collected.

  7. 20 December 2017 - Humanities

    Part 1: 2018 Summer reading

    Reading a good book on holiday is one of life’s indulgences, but getting a gem of a recommendation from our University of Melbourne experts can be a true gift.

  8. 18 December 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    The simple process of re-identifying patients in public health records

    In 2016, doctors’ identities were decrypted in Australian medical records. Now, a University of Melbourne team finds patients’ records can also be re-identified

  9. 13 December 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    How small details can create a big problem

    A University of Melbourne cyber-security analysis of a British government agency found system flaws, stressing the need for adequate information protection.

  10. 19 November 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    Facebook, the Government and revenge porn

    Facebook and the Government are piloting a scheme to tackle revenge porn, but University of Melbourne experts ask whether the cost to our privacy is too much.