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DEF CON Interview: The rise of AI, machine learning, and their impact on security

Avast Security Ambassador Garry Kasparov spoke at DEF CON. We talked to him and our Threat Intelligence Director Michal Salat about man-machine collaboration.

31 July 2017 min read

Garry Kasparov to speak about the rise of intelligent machines at DEF CON

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Avast’s Security Ambassador, Garry Kasparov, will be speaking at DEF CON 25 in Las Vegas on July 28th, 2017.

27 July 2017 min read

Pursuing transparency and accountability for both humans and machines

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In his latest post for Avast, Garry Kasparov examines the intersection of privacy, transparency, security, human rights, and institutions in the age of AI.

3 July 2017 min read

Syncing individual privacy to global cybersecurity

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While it's wise to guard data from ISPs, authoritarian governments' access to personal info is a far more sinister threat to every global citizen.

22 May 2017 min read

A human upgrade for the digital age

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It is our responsibility to find ways to embed human values into today’s technological structures to create the online discourse we want.

20 March 2017 min read

Protecting real trust and truth in a virtual world

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It's easy to find any viewpoint on the web. The problem is that often we have no idea who is producing this information or the motivations behind it.

6 March 2017 min read

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Trump, Putin, and the dangers of fake news

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Information “starvation” under closed regimes prevents informed decision making. A flood of disinformation has similarly harmful effects.

16 January 2017 min read

Tech’s power to promote good or evil depends on who controls it

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Tools developed to create, acquire, and distribute data can also be used to gain influence, monitor, and persecute. These uses are two sides of the same coin.

19 December 2016 min read

A new era for politics and information security

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The one irrefutable lesson from Hillary Clinton’s defeat is that modern systems require modern security measures.

11 November 2016 min read