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  1. Latest Publications
  2. Opportunities
  3. News and Announcements

1. Latest Publications

2. Opportunities

  • Job Posting: Security Researcher / Malware Analyst

    We are hiring a Security Researcher / Malware Analyst to support our work on threats against civil society. Interested applicants should send an email with cover letter and résumé to info [at] with the subject line “Security Researcher Application.”

3. News and Announcements

  • Citizen Lab and Partners at RightsCon 2016 

    Citizen Lab and its Cyber Stewards Network partners participated and hosted a series of workshops at RightsCon 2016. Also, Citizen Lab Director Ron Deibert held a "fireside chat" with Edward Snowden, moderated by Access Now U.S Policy Manager Amie Stepanovich. Watch the full video and read Deibert's blog post.

  • Washington Post cites Ron Deibert's "Cyberspace Under Siege"

    The Washington Post cited Citizen Lab Director Ron Deibert's article in the Journal of Democracy, entitled "Cyberspace Under Siege." The WP Editorial Board argues that the rise of authoritarian, illiberal values is a worrying global trend. They cite Ron Deibert’s argument that the autocrats are beginning to coral the Internet, using it to their own strategic advantage through information controls, and sharing their techniques with each other.
  • Christopher Parsons on RCMP's mobile investigation tool

    Court documents provided in a case before the Quebec Court of Appeal indicate that the RCMP used advanced technology to spy on mobile phones in a criminal investigation on organized crime. Citizen Lab Post-Doctoral Fellow Christopher Parsons spoke to the Globe and Mail about the case.

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