Martijn Lammerts
My own digital place with a little of everything

Privacy for Tigers

Ross Anderson has some new work: As mobile phone masts went up across the world's jungles, savannas and mountains, so did poaching. Wildlife crime syndicates can not only coordinate better but can mine growing public data sets, often of geotagged images. Privacy matters for tigers, for snow leopards, for elephants and rhinos ­ and even for tortoises and sharks. Animal...
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How DNA Databases Violate Everyone’s Privacy

If you're an American of European descent, there's a 60% chance you can be uniquely identified by public information in DNA databases. This is not information that you have made public; this is information your relatives have made public. Research paper: "Identity inference of genomic data using long-range familial searches." Abstract: Consumer genomics databases have reached the scale of millions...
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Upcoming Speaking Engagements

This is a current list of where and when I am scheduled to speak: I'm speaking at Data in Smarter Cities in New York City on October 23, 2018. I'm speaking at the Cyber Security Summit in Minneapolis, Minnesota on October 24, 2018. I'm speaking at ISF's 29th Annual World Congress in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 30, 2018. I'm...
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