Brave New World?

The Cyber Academy Presents … Brave New World or Big Brother?

bnwThis lecture ran on Thursday, 25 June 2021 from 18:00 to 19:30
The presentation examined the threats and opportunities within the Cyber Age. At its core is the debate around between the rights of privacy against the rights of society to detect threats, and in the growth of the devices which connect to the Internet.

It used wide range of fun and interesting demonstrations to showcase the opportunities and threats within this Age, including parallels of modern-day surveillance and the usage of intelligent devices, from visionary writers such as George Orwell, Ray Bradbury, and others, along with movies such as 2001: Space Oddity.

Included in the demonstrations were the examination of the risks around the embedded systems which connect to the Internet, including  home control systems, IP cameras, health care sensors, intelligent car networks, and even children’s toys.

Throughout there was be fun demonstrations and audience interaction, using a range of devices and objects, including live demonstrations around the vulnerabilities within mobile devices and the Internet of Things. These demonstrators will also show the threats there are related to our increasing digital shadow and within flaws within our current implementation of security on the Internet: PKI (Public Key Infrastructure).

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