Anne Kayem

 

 


 

Dr. Anne Kayem holds a PhD, in Computer Science, obtained in 2008 at Queen’s University in Canada. Prior to this, she obtained a Bachelor’s and Master’s degree in 2001 and 2003 respectively at the University of Yaoundé I in Cameroon. Prior to commencing her PhD studies, from 2003-2004 she was a lecturer at the University of Ngaoundere in Cameroon. From 2009 – 2010, she worked as a Post-doctoral researcher at the German Center for Research in Artificial Intelligence (DFKI) in Bremen, Germany. In 2010, she accepted a Senior Lecturer position at the University of Cape Town where she heads the Information Security group. She has also been coordinator of the HPI PhD Research School in Cape Town since 2013. She is a visiting researcher at the Hasso-Plattner-Institute for IT-Systems Engineering (HPI) at the University of Potsdam. Her research interests include access control, authentication, data anonymization, privacy, cloud security, cyber-physical systems security, and service computing. She has published two books, as well as papers in international journals, and conferences on information security. In addition to this, she serves as a program committee member on several international conferences, workshops, and journals in the area of information security. She is co-chair of a workshop on Security in Cyber-Physical Systems and Services.




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Jan 18th 2016

In this 2 week workshop we discuss the emergence of social media, how the concept gained popularity and has now become the axle in collaborative communication on the Internet. We follow this with a presentation of basic approaches that you can use to protect your data and more importantly your privacy on these platforms. Everyone knows the odd feeling of discomfort when having added someone you actually don't know very well to yours friends' list or to the wrong category within your contacts. The participants will learn in this openHPI course that privacy is still a concern also for users who do not actively use the Internet.

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