Public and personal best practices essential for a free internet

The Cambridge Analytica scandal and what we need to learn from it to assure internet freedom

21 May 2018 min read

Consumers can lead the way in pressuring tech companies to respect security and democracy

perex__ We are now a few months into 2018 and the scope of malicious digital activities is already expanding.

We are now a few months into 2018 and the scope of malicious digital activities is already expanding.

21 March 2018 min read

2018 Resolution: Keep Your Tech, and Yourself, Up to Date


Keeping up to date on technology will contribute to your security and privacy online

1 February 2018 min read

Kasparov talks with Sophia the robot


Watch human/AI interaction straight from the Web Summit in Lisbon.

9 December 2017 min read

As secure as you can be—or, you can’t outrun a bear


Exploring the trade off between convenience and security with consumer products

6 December 2017 min read

IP Expo 2017: Garry Kasparov to address delegates on the future of man-machine interaction


Plus the chance to face Avast’s security ambassador and former World Chess Champion in a chess match at the Avast booth

30 September 2017 min read

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Reviving the Rational Middle


How the most effective policy for security and stability is no policy at all

27 September 2017 min read

Fighting hate and saving speech


Garry Kasparov on how the internet magnifies what is already a delicate balance between regulating defamatory language and allowing for free expression.

1 August 2017 min read

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


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


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


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