UNESCO Privacy Chair
July 16, 2018
The Unlinkable Data Challenge: Advancing Methods in Differential Privacy. Proposal of a mechanism to enable the protection of personally identifiable information while maintaining a dataset's utility for analysis. (July, 2018). Link
July 16, 2018
A 'hole' in Movistar's security leaves customers' information uncovered. The company admits that names, addresses and billing have been published, but does not specify how many customers. (July, 2018). Link (in Catalan)
June 21, 2018
Cybersecurity: Why this Spanish region has just created a new research center Amid recent political upheaval, Catalonia in northeastern Spain is bringing together its security initiatives. Article published in ZD digital newspaper. (June, 2018) Link
May 27, 2018
'The computer engineer on wheels'. Interview to Prof Josep Domingo Ferrer, Diari Tarragona (May, 2018). Link (in Catalan)
May 26, 2018
'If you want to hold a safe converstion, have it face-to-face, leave your phone'. Interview to Prof Josep Domingo Ferrer, Diari La República (May, 2018). Link (in Catalan)
May 17, 2018
'Anyone who controls Telegram and Whatsapp servers can have access to users' conversations'. Interview to Professor Josep Domingo Ferrer. (January, 2018). VilaWeb (in Catalan)
May 15, 2018
Cybercat and cybersecurity research. Opinion article by Prof. Josep Domingo Ferrer, Diari de Tarragona. (May, 2018) Link (in Catalan)
May 14, 2018
Robots, artificial intelligence and economy. Opinion article by Prof. Josep Domingo Ferrer (May, 2018). Link (in Catalan)
May 11, 2018
Prof. Josep Domingo Ferrer has been awarded Literary Prize 2018 for his novel "Tot passa i tot torna" (May 2018). Link (in Catalan)
May 08, 2018
The first first cybersecurity research center in Catalonia, Cybercat, has been created. Different research groups from six Catalan universities –URV, UOC, UdL, UPC, UPF and UAB- have worked together to create the first center specialized in cybersecurity and data privacy. It is coordinated by Universitat Rovira I Virgili through the CRISES group, led by Prof. Josep Domingo Ferrer. El Mòn (in Catalan) Vilaweb (in Catalan) La Vanguardia (in Spanish) El Punt Avui (in Catalan) Diari de Tarragona (in Spanish) Diari Mès Tarragona (in Catalan) El Mundo (in Spanish) Interview to Jordi Castellà Roca in Catalunya Ràdio (in Catalan)
May 06, 2018
WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum quits over privacy disagreements with Facebook. The Guardian, May 2018. Link
May 01, 2018
'Black Mirror' in China? 1.4 Billion citizens to be monitored through social credit system (May, 2018). Link
April 25, 2018
Croatian police arrest suspect behind global cyber attack platform. Reuters, April, 2018. Link
April 04, 2018
Zuckerberg says Facebook will offer GDPR privacy controls everywhere, published at TechCrunch, (April, 2018). Link
April 02, 2018
"The great amount of information we create makes it easy to manipulate us". Opinion article by Jordi Aragonés-Villela, published at ARA.cat digital Newspaper, (April, 2018). Link (in Catalan)
March 26, 2018
What's worse, run over two girls or two old women? Opinion article published at ARA.cat digital Newspaper, in which Prof. Josep DOmingo Ferrer is mentioned (March, 2018). Link (in Catalan)
March 19, 2018
The Cambridge Analytica scandal isn’t a scandal: this is how Facebook works. Article published at the digital newspaper The Independet, March 2018. Link
February 22, 2018
February 22, the Senate of URV approved the creation of CYBERCAT-Center for Cybersecurity Research of Catalonia. This is an inter-university research center coordinated by our research group at URV and including all Catalan research groups working in security and privacy. Hence, it gathers groups from URV, UAB, UPC, UPF, UOC and UdL. The center will be officially launched in May, when all participating universities will (hopefully) officially approve to join. Link (in Catalan)
January 28, 2018
28 January - Data protection day, declared by the Council of Europe and published on its website (January, 2018). Link
January 23, 2018
The Spanish state and the Castilian nation. Opinion article by Professor Josep Domingo Ferrer, published at Diari Ara.cat (January, 2018). Link (in Català)