Consumer-facing privacy is an area of research underway across many centers and labs at Georgia Tech. How can we evaluate and develop new privacy-sensitive approaches that meet the expectations of individuals and regulators? What should a privacy-forward organization do to demonstrate best practices and separate itself from the pack with a competitive edge? Researchers at Georgia Tech assist practitioners and policy makers in meeting the challenge of expressing consumer-facing privacy in new ways that align with governance and create customer wishes.
Research Updates & News
May 11, 2016
New Research Project to Develop Big Data Protection Protocol for the Cloud
Researchers have been awarded a $1.19 million grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to devise privacy protection protocols for big data cloud computing throughout all phases of data processing. Known as PrivacyGuard, the project is a first step toward establishing a practical way of ensuring end-to-end privacy for big data computations.
Feb. 22, 2016
Research Paper: "Price of Free: Privacy Leakage in Personalized Mobile In-App Ads"
When in-app advertising leaks potentially sensitive user information to ad networks and mobile app developers, the personal information of millions of smartphone users is at risk, according to a new study by students at the School of Computer Science under the direction of Professor Wenke Lee.