This two-part discussion focused on countering disinformation and improving the cybersecurity ecosystem. Experts from Pitt and CMU joined Commissioners for a lively discussion about the Commission’s report, the state of the current federal response, and the way forward.
Pitt Cyber's Chris Deluzio spoke to WTAE about the FBI's warning about election night results and disinformation--and what PA residents can do.
Pitt Cyber founding director, David Hickton (on leave), talks Russian hacking and election security in a two-part documentary series examining Russia’s interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Agents of Chaos is available to stream now on HBO.
From voting and election security to personal data protection, the role of cybersecurity in our society is more critical than ever. Hickton discusses Pitt Cyber's election security work that has stayed at the forefront of a national discussion amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Algorithms can reflect existing biases and even accelerate existing discrimination patterns. The Pittsburgh Task Force on Public Algorithms seeks to establish best practices and guidelines for municipalities to ensure algorithmic accountability and equity for all.
Pitt Cyber hosted a workshop with the Pitt Diversity Forum to address government use of algorithms. The workshop featured members of the Pittsburgh Task Force on Public Algorithms and explored the use of public algorithms in our region, including reasons to be concerned—and reasons to be optimistic.