Understanding the needs of youth: Teaching Cybersecurity & Cybersafety to high-school students

Nowadays, we are trying to protect the users from online threats and attacks, keeping in mind that generally,  users have no cybersecurity skills or knowledge. The idea here is to improve that baseline by having future users with basic or even advanced cybersecurity skills. How to do that? Educate the students from an early stage … Continue Reading

The impact of State–sponsored Trolls during the 2016 US Presidential Election Discourse

It is a widely accepted fact that state-sponsored Twitter accounts operated during the 2016 US presidential election, spreading millions of tweets with misinformation and inflammatory political content. Whether these social media campaigns of the so–called “troll” accounts were able to manipulate public opinion is still in question. In this post we discuss the findings of … Continue Reading