Surveillance in a Mobile World

Thomas Karpiniec, Asdeq LabsPart of DW15

Whenever you use your phone there are various organisations vying for information—criminals, the government, foreign governments, and companies. In this talk we discuss what it means to have privacy when you carry a tracking device in your pocket, what the threats to that privacy are, and the steps that app and platform developers can take to make a meaningful impact on their users’ security.

Thomas KarpiniecTom is a developer at Asdeq Labs in Hobart where he spends most of his time in Xcode. He chaired the Policy & Research Committee at Electronic Frontiers Australia last year and co­-organised the first CryptoParty in Hobart. He has two cats and still likes Objective­-C.