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Cyber Security Geography

International Encyclopedia of Human Geography – Cyber Security Entry

Nat O’Grady asked me a while ago to contribute to a new section in the recently released ‘International Encyclopedia of Human Geography 2e [2nd Edition]’ on ‘Cyber Security’. This was an interesting challenge, as there is relatively little written in human geography on cybersecurity – perhaps due to its connection with ‘cyberspace’. Indeed, when writing […]

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Cyber Security Geography

Rethinking Space in Cybersecurity + ‘Algorithmic Dimensionality’

After initially volunteering to give a ‘lightning’ talk at the CDT in Cyber Security joint conference (Programme) at Royal Holloway next week (3 & 4 May), I was given the opportunity to speak at greater length for 30 minutes. This has provided me the breathing space to consider how I have been conceptualising space in […]

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Geography

RGS-IBG18: A Critical Geopolitics of Data? Territories, topologies, atmospherics?

Nick Robinson and I have put together a cfp for the RGS-IBG Conference that is below. This sort of movement to considering geopolitics is something that is becoming far more dominant in my work, and to have such a session helps to bring together some ideas that I’ve been having for many years, and particularly […]

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Geography

AAG2017 – Curating (in)security

I am thoroughly looking forward to the AAG with a session Pip Thornton and I have put together on ‘Curating (in)security: Unsettling Geographies of Cyberspace’. The programme is above, along with the original session outline below. Curating (in)security: Unsettling Geographies of Cyberspace In calling for the unsettling of current theorisation and practice, this session intends […]

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Cyber Security Geography

Living with Algorithms Summer Workshop @ RHUL

I’m very excited with what looks like a fascinating workshop with a great set of people (I don’t believe the list is finalised yet, so will hold off on that) on living with algorithms. This is being hosted by Royal Holloway, University of London. I’m particularly excited with the short 5 – 10 minute provocations that […]

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Cyber Security Geography Philosophy Writing

Durham Moving Together Postgraduate Conference

I will be presenting at the Durham conference on May 4 2016 with the paper: W32.Stuxnet: An Olympic Games. Sprinting, jumping, throwing, shooting, running, leaping.   Siemens Programmable Logic Controller (PLC)? Seimens SIMATIC Step 7 Industrial Control Software? Yes… Next Step.   Welcome to the most wonderful of Olympic Games. A brilliant new, sophisticated cyber […]

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Cyber Security Geography Philosophy

The in(dividual)

Yesterday I went to a reading group within cyber security, and we talked about an interesting paper that was in Science January this year, called “Unique in the shopping mall: on the reidentifiability of credit card metadata” (paid subscription required). Though we talked about several of the issues with the paper and the reason for its […]