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  • Dr Chris Culnane

    School of Computing and Information Systems, Melbourne School of Engineering, University of Melbourne

  1. 13 December 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    It’s time to retire Lena from computer science

    Why did computer research adopt a sexist pornographic image? A University of Melbourne expert backgrounds the story of 'Losing Lena' and the need for change.

  2. 19 August 2019 - Engineering & Technology

    Why that Instagram post may cost you more than you think

    We need greater transparency around how our social media data will be used by banks, and how to challenge their decisions say University of Melbourne experts.

  3. 19 August 2019 - Inside Business

    Improving the finance sector for all Australians

    Australians have lost faith in the financial sector; University of Melbourne experts propose reforms to refocus it on its core purpose – serving the community

  4. 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.

  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. 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

  8. 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.

  9. 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.

  10. 2 July 2017 - Engineering & Technology

    What kind of rear window into encryption do the Five Eyes want?

    As the government plans to force tech firms to decrypt messages to help "thwart" terrorism, University of Melbourne experts say it could make us more vulnerable