Allison Lewko, assistant professor of computer science, and a team of colleagues from the University of California at Los Angeles, Stanford University, Columbia University, The University of Texas at Austin, and Johns Hopkins University have won a significant Frontier grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) to establish the Center for Encrypted Functionalities (CEF).
Daniel J. Hsu is an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at Columbia University, as well as an affiliated member of the Foundations of Data Science center. Learn more about his work in a recent paper titled, "A Spectral Algorithm for Learning Class-Based n-gram Models of Natural Language".
In this New York Times article, read about how the massive amounts of data available online can affect users and their privacy. Professors Steve Bellovin and Tony Jebara, both from Columbia University and the IDSE department, research this specific area as well.