Topic: Security

Amazon's Online Workforce Not So Anonymous After All

March 27, 2013

Most people assume that Amazon.com's massive online workforce is anonymous, but a study by researchers from The University of Texas at Austin and five other universities has uncovered a security vulnerability that makes it relatively easy to uncover many workers' personally identifying information.

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Protecting individual privacy in an era of digital connectivity

Aug. 9, 2010

Andrew Blumberg became interested in the issue of "locational privacy" after his parents, who live in Boston, happened to leave their E-Z Pass electronic tolling device at his grandparents' place in New York.

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Researcher Proposes Statistical Method to Enhance Secondary Security Screenings

Feb. 3, 2009

A researcher at The University of Texas at Austin has found that secondary security screening at airports is mathematically flawed, and has identified a way to select people for screenings more efficiently and fairly.

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University continues to enhance security

May 1, 2008
The Office of Campus Safety and Security is continually striving to enhance safety efforts on campus.

A year after the Virginia Tech shooting that killed 32, American colleges and universities have made great strides in securing their campuses and protecting their students. The University of Texas at Austin is no exception.

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